Lucic suffered a lower-body injury late in a season that forced him to wear a cast, Ryan Rishaug of TSN.ca reports. Lucic was forced to miss the final game of the regular season with the injury, which appears serious enough to garner stability. The 30-year-old under performed relative to his seven-year, $42 million contract, accumulating just 20 points in 79 games this campaign. Rishaug also relayed that just two more weeks is needed for the cast, and Lucic should be healthy for training camp.
Lucic (lower body) has been ruled out for Saturday's matchup with the Flames. With the season all but over for Edmonton, the team likely doesn't want to force any unnecessary risk with Lucic's long-term health. The British Columbia native will finish the 2018-19 campaign with 20 points (six goals, 14 assists) over 79 games. Tobias Rieder and Joseph Gambardella are most likely to move up in the line chart with Lucic out.
Lucic (undisclosed) had two hits and a fight in Wednesday's 6-3 loss to the Devils. Lucic dropped the mitts with Kurtis Gabriel 3:09 into the first period to accumulate the five PIM, which gives him 70 for the year. He also has 228 hits in 68 games to go with 17 points. Given the fight, it's safe to say whatever injury held him out of the last two games is not going to affect his play going forward.
Lucic (undisclosed) will return to the lineup Wednesday against the Devils, Jack Michaels of the Oilers Radio Network reports. After a pair of games in the press box, Lucic returns to the lineup still looking to find an offensive groove. The veteran winger has notched just three points (all assists) over 15 games prior, though he did contribute with 50 hits over that span. Lucic is well over the hill in terms of fantasy, making him mainly a serviceable option in deep leagues or in leagues that reward his physicality (226 hits this season).
Lucic (undisclosed) will be re-evaluated Wednesday morning, Jason Gregor of OilersNation.com reports. This undisclosed issue caused Lucic to miss the past two games, and his status for Wednesday's clash against the Devils is up in the air as well. Once a perennial 50-plus-point producer, Lucic has only recorded five goals and 12 helpers through 67 games this season; don't be afraid to cut him in a shallow league in favor of a forward who may be tempting to snag off the waiver wire.
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