Donskoi (upper-body) practiced on Monday; will not play on Tuesday.
Donskoi has been sidelined with an upper-body injury since January 23rd, but is nearing a return. Donskoi skated on the third line on Monday, but won’t play vs. the Maple Leafs on Tuesday. Monitor his status prior to Thursday’s game vs. the Canucks.
Donskoi (upper-body) will not play Monday vs. the Jets.
Donskoi missed Saturday’s game vs. the Blues and will miss a second straight game tonight vs. Winnipeg. Consider Donskoi as day-to-day and monitor his status leading up to Wednesday’s game in Los Angeles.
Donskoi (lower-body) will not play on Friday vs. the Devils.
Donskoi is reportedly dealing with a lower-body injury he suffered on Tuesday while blocking a shot. With Donskoi and Logan Couture out, Ben Smith and Nikolay Goldobin will be in the lineup. Donskoi is listed as day-to-day.
Donskoi could open the season on the Sharks’ top line.
A few days before the Sharks season gets underway, the 23-year-old Donskoi found himself skating on a line with Joe Thornton and Joe Pavelski. Donkoi has spent the last six years playing with Karpat of the Finnish league before signing with the Sharks. Last season he led Karpat with 49 points (19G / 30A) in 58 games—12 more points than second on the team.