Burakovsky (upper body) was spotted in a non-contact jersey prior to Wednesday's practice, Adrian Dater of ColoradoHockeyNow.com reports. Burakovsky is scheduled for his seventh straight absence Wednesday and can be ruled out until he at least graduates to full participation in practice. Martin Kaut was recalled Wednesday and will presumably draw into the forward group against the Rangers.
Burakovsky (lower body) is not expected to suit up for Monday's contest in Los Angeles. Burakovsky will miss his sixth straight game and eighth in Colorado's last nine games. There's still not a clear timetable for the 25-year-old's return. His next chance to play will be Wednesday against the Rangers.
Burakovsky (lower body) won't play in Sunday's game against San Jose, Mike Chambers of The Denver Post reports. Burakovsky will miss his fifth straight game while tending to the lower-body injury, meaning his next chance to suit up is in Monday's game against Los Angeles. The 25-year-old has enjoyed a career-best year with the Avalanche, racking up 45 points across 58 appearances this season.
Head coach Jared Bednar said Burakovsky (lower body) will miss a couple more games, Adrian Dater of ColoradoHockeyNow.com reports. Burakovsky will be ruled out Wednesday against the Ducks and Friday against the Canucks, so his next opportunity to play will be Sunday versus the Sharks. The 25-year-old winger has found new life in Colorado, posting career highs in goals (20) and points (45), and he should return to a top-six role once he's cleared.
Burakovsky (lower body) will not be in the lineup against the Red Wings on Monday, Ryan S. Clark of The Athletic reports. Burakovsky has played in just one of the club's previous four contests due to various issues The winger has been racking up points prior to his recent stints on the shelf, as he notched seven goals and 10 helpers in his previous 14 outings. With the Austrian unavailable, Valeri Nichushkin figures to get a look on the top line.
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