Enemy #1: Max Pacioretty's recently removed appendix. - USA TODAY Sports
A fantasized look at some NHL injury news.
Well, Max Pacioretty's appendix picked a great time to act up. He needed emergency surgery to remove it. The initial diagnosis is 3-4 weeks, but I seem to remember some NHL'ers coming back within two weeks from this surgery so we'll hope for the best.
Patric Hornqvist suffered a LBI last night and had to leave the game. He's day to day.
Jaromir Jagr didn't play last night as he's suffering from a stiff back but he's declared himself probable for tomorrow night's game.
Cam Atkinson was placed on injured reserve with an LBI. He's out 1-2 weeks.
Clarke MacArthur hurt his hand last night and left the game without returning. More on that as we get it.
Jared Spurgeon is still nursing a bum foot so he will not be in the lineup tonight.
Lubomir Visnovsky now has a return date of February 11, 2013.