Hornqvist has missed the last two games with a head injury, but should be back in the lineup tonight according to coach Johnston. Hornqvist was in the morning skate so all signs point towards him returning to the lineup tonight vs. the Flames. He has 11 goals and 14 assists (25 points) in 25 games this season.
Hornqvist plans to practice on Thursday and if all goes well, he could return to the lineup on Friday vs. the Flames. This news suggests that Hornqvist avoided a concussion, which is great news for the Penguins.
Hornqvist (head) will not be in the lineup on Saturday.
Hornqvist, who was injured on Thursday, is still undergoing tests for a concussion so he will sit this afternoon vs. the Senators. Rob Klinkhammer, who was acquired from the Coyotes yesterday, will make his Penguins’ debut today with Hornqvist sidelined.
Hornqvist (upper-body) left Thursday’s game and did not return.
Hornqvist left last night’s game after a helmet-to-helmet hit from Canucks’ defenseman Ryan Stanton. Hornqvist has been excellent in his first year in Pittsburgh so losing him for any period of time would be crushing. The Penguins recalled Bryan Rust from the AHL this morning, which is not encouraging news for Hornqvist owners.
The Penguins have acquired Patric Hornqvist and Nick Spaling from Nashville for James Neal.
Hornqvist has 22 goals and 31 assists (53 points) in 76 games last year. 2013-14 was a career year for the 27 year-old winger who will see his fantasy value rise heading into this year. He has never played with a centre like Evgeni Malkin or Sidney Crosby, but that is about to change. Hornqvist should be around 30 goals and 30 assists with his new team.
Hornqvist (lower-body) will return to the Predators lineup tonight.
Hornqvist missed the last two games with a lower-body injury but will play against Minnesota tonight. He has 24 points (9G / 15A) in 41 games this season. There is no word on who will come out of the lineup for Hornqvist.
Hornqvist was injured on Tuesday but skated this morning, however he will be held out of Tonight's game and is listed as day-to-day. The Predators will take on the Senators on Saturday, there is a good chance that Hornqvist will return then. Gabriel Bourque will replace Hornqvist in the lineup.
Hornqvist left Tuesday's game with a lower-body injury and did not return.
Hornqvist played 9:05 before retiring to the locker room for the evening. He blocked a shot in the first period which may have resulted in the lower-body injury, but that is unknown. Hornqvist is listed as day-to-day and the Predators are back in action tomorrow night, so monitor his status during their morning skate.