Neuvirth said he suffered a concussion and injured his neck when his head hit the ice as he collapsed in a game April 1, Sam Carchidi of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports. Neuvirth said he started to feel dizzy and see double when he collapsed to the ice. As far as his future is concerned, there has been speculation he could be selected by the Golden Knights in the expansion draft if he isn't protected. Vegas GM George McPhee was with the Capitals when Neuvirth was there.
Neuvirth is now dealing with an upper-body injury, Sam Carchidi of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. It's been a really tough week for Neuvirth, as he collapsed in the crease during Saturday's game against the Devils due to an apparent illness, and now this new ailment has cropped up. While Dave Isaac of the Courier Post notes that the netminder is day-to-day, we'd be shocked if he's ultimately deemed available for the back-to-back set this weekend to finish off the season. In that case, he'd end the campaign with an 11-11-1 record, 2.82 GAA and .891 save percentage -- numbers that should send him to the clearance rack in fantasy drafts next fall.
Neuvirth (illness) was released from the hospital Sunday and is now resting at home, Dan Rosen of NHL.com reports. He will be reevaluated Monday. Another report suggested he would remain in the hospital for an additional day, but it appears he's doing well considering he collapse during Saturday's game. He's reportedly dealing with a chest cold, but testing came back normal and the netminder could return to the cage in the near future if healthy. His next chance arrives Tuesday against the Devils, but the team should update his status upon further evaluation Monday.
Neuvirth's collapse during Sunday's game was related to an illness, but he will remain in the hospital for another day, Bill Meltzer of NHL.com reports. Neuvirth will skip Sunday's tilt against the Rangers as a result of the illness, but it sounds as though he may not be away from the team for too long. With the regular season winding down, the Flyers have little incentive to rush the netminder back into action, so they will likely ensure he's fully healthy before rolling him back into the crease. It wouldn't be surprising if he sits through the club's two-game road trip, potentially slating his return for Saturday's game against the Blue Jackets.
Neuvirth (undisclosed), who was transported to the hospital after collapsing on the ice during Saturday's game, had been dealing with the flu, according to Toronto's Sportsnet 590 The FAN. He earned the win in a 3-0 victory over New Jersey. An update on Neuvirth will come Sunday, but it was good to see him alert as he was stretchered off the ice.
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