The Canucks placed Graovac (lower body) on injured reserve Monday, Jeff Paterson of TSN 1040 Vancouver reports. The move was retroactive from Sunday, which means Graovac will miss at least the next three games. Coach Travis Green already told reporters Sunday that Graovac is expected to be out "for a while", so the fact that he was placed on IR wasn't quite a surprise. With the 26-year-old sidelined, look for Zach MacEwen to handle fourth-line center duties for the time being.
Graovac (lower body) will be out "for a while" according to Canucks head coach Travis Green. While that's obviously not a concrete timetable, it's safe to assume that Graovac is probably considered week-to-week right now. The 26-year-old has two goals in eight NHL games this season. Fortunately, the team should be getting Antoine Roussel (knee) back sometime soon.
Graovac suffered an undisclosed injury during Sunday's contest against the Oilers, Jeff Paterson of TSN 1040 Vancouver reports. It's unclear when Graovac sustained his injury but he saw just 2:48 of ice time in the first period before exiting the contest. An update on his status should be available before Tuesday's tilt against Ottawa.
Graovac scored a power-play goal and added two PIM in Saturday's 5-2 win over the Oilers. Graovac opened the scoring at 3:31 of the first period. The 26-year-old is up with the Canucks to provide center depth while Brandon Sutter (groin) and Jay Beagle (lower body) are sidelined. Graovac has two goals in seven contests.
Graovac scored a power-play goal on his lone shot of the game in a 6-3 win over Nashville on Thursday. A recent call-up from AHL Utica, Graovac scored with the man advantage to put the Canucks up 2-1 late in the first period. It was his first goal in three games with the Canucks this season and his first at the NHL level since Feb. 2016 with Minnesota. The 26-year-old logged less than seven minutes of ice time Thursday and is strictly an organizational depth piece for the Canucks.
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