|November 21, 2014: Avs Place McGinn (Back) On IR|
McGinn (back) was placed on injured reserve Friday.McGinn was first considered day-to-day, but now his injury appears to be more serious than initially thought. He will be required to sit until Saturday, meaning he could return before the next game, but the team's recall of three forwards likely indicates that is an unrealistic timetable. His next opportunity to return would be Tuesday against the Coyotes.
|November 21, 2014: Ovechkin's late goal lifts Capitals over Avalanche|
DENVER (AP) Alex Ovechkin has scored plenty of pretty goals in his career. He even throws in some scrappy ones from time to time.
|November 20, 2014: McGinn (Back) Scratched Thursday|
McGinn (back) was a scratch for the Avalanche on Thursday.McGinn was sidelined from practice the last few days because of the back injury, and now it will cause him to miss Thursday's contest as well. His next opportunity to return will come Saturday against the Hurricanes.
|November 19, 2014: Avalanche's McGinn Dealing With Back Injury|
McGinn is questionable for Thursday's game against the Capitals due to a back injury, The Denver Post reports.The nature of McGinn's injury is uncertain, but it prevented him from taking part in practice the last two days. Expect the Avalanche to provide an update on McGinn's status sometime Thursday.