Radim Vrbata tallied twice, with one coming on the power play, in Wednesday's 3-2 win over the Wild.
After a very slow start to the season, Vrbata has start to make strides toward the production he put up last season. He is on a three-game point streak and has three goals and two assists in the last five games.
Radim Vrbata (groin) will return to the lineup Sunday against the Devils, Ben Kuzma of the Vancouver Province reports.
Vrbata missed the last two games with what was termed a minor groin issue, but will slot back into the lineup Sunday. Sven Bartschi appears the likely candidate to sit in Vrbata's place, which would probably place the winger alongside Chris Higgins and Jared McCann on the third line.
Radim Vrbata (groin) will not play Saturday against the Blackhawks, TSN 1040 reports.
The groin injury has been deemed minor, but Vrbata will miss a second straight game, and his status for Sunday is uncertain. Brandon Prust's return from an ankle injury will boost Vancouver's depth along the wing.
Radim Vrbata (groin) is considered a game-time decision for Saturday's game against the Blackhawks, Dan Murphy of Sportsnet reports.
Vrbata ended up missing Wednesday's game against the the Jets because of the injury, but fortunately it appears the issue is relatively minor in nature. His status appears up in the air for Saturday's contest at this point, but it should be updated some time before the contest starts in the evening.
Radim Vrbata will miss Wednesday's game against the Jets with a minor groin tweak, The Province reports.
It was a bit of a mystery why Vrbata didn't take part in the Vancouver Canucks ' morning skate, but now the reason behind his absence has been revealed. As a result of him missing the contest, the newly-recalled Alex Grenier will draw into the lineup in his place and is expected to slot in on the second line alongside Chris Higgins and Jared McCann. Vrbata's next chance to rejoin the lineup will come Saturday against the Blackhawks.