Dorsett will undergo neck surgery and is out indefinitely.
Dorsett will undergo cervical disc surgery in his neck and will miss a significant amount of time. Dorsett is expected to make a full recovery and return to game action, but there’s no timetable for his return at this point.
Dorsett was injured in Saturday’s game vs. the Coyotes and he will not play tonight vs. the Blackhawks. With Dorsett out, Jayson Megna will get back into the Concuss lineup after missing time with an injury.
Dorsett (shoulder) will return to the Canucks’ lineup on Wednesday.
Dorsett has missed the last four games with a shoulder injury, but will be back in the lineup tonight in Montreal. Dorsett has just one assist an seven PIMS in five games this season. Expect him to take Jack Skille’s spot in the lineup.
Dorsett (undisclosed) will not be in the lineup on Sunday.
Dorsett recently missed five games with an undisclosed injury, but returned for Friday’s game and will come back out of the lineup tonight. With Dorsett out, Jared McCann will be re-inserted into the lineup after serving as a healthy scratch.
The Canucks have traded the 85th overall pick in this weekend's draft to the Rangers for Derek Dorsett.
Dorsett, 27, had four goals and four assists (eight points) with 128 penalty minutes in 51 games with the Rangers this past season. He is a go-hard player who gives it his all on every shift. New Canucks' head coach Willie Desjardins was Dorsett's head coach with the Medicine Hat Tigers (WHL) from 2004-2007. Dorsett has 64 points in 61 games and a 16 playoff points in 17 games en route to a WHL Championship in 2006-07. Desjardins brings in a player he is familiar with to fill an important fourth line role.