Drouin (wrist) was placed on long-term injured reserve Tuesday, per PuckPedia. This move frees up the cap space for the Canadiens to activate Carey Price (knee) from LTIR. Drouin has already been ruled out for the year after undergoing surgery, and he's expected to be ready for training camp in September.
Drouin underwent wrist surgery Friday, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports. Surgery was on the table to address Drouin's injury, and he opted to undergo the operation. The winger is expected to be ready for training camp in the fall.
Drouin (wrist) will seek a second opinion regarding his wrist injury, Arpon Basu of The Athletic Drouin was initially reported to be undergoing surgery, but he'll seek a further opinion before making his decision. That medical consultation will happen after Drouin clears the COVID-19 protocols, having recently been designated a close contact.
Drouin (wrist) will undergo season-ending surgery, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports. This is the same wrist injury that kept Drouin out of action for nearly two months. He tried to play through it, but his season is now over. The 26-year-old posted 20 points and 62 shots on net in 34 games -- he has missed at least 10 games in each of the last three campaigns, though he's expected to be ready for training camp ahead of the 2022-23 season.
Drouin will be sidelined indefinitely due to an upper-body injury, the team announced Friday. Drouin was already away from the team due to a COVID-19 close contact and is now facing an extended absence. With approximately five weeks left in the NHL season, it's not impossible that Drouin has played his last game this year. If that's the case, he would end the 2021-22 campaign having tallied six goals and 14 helpers in 34 games, marking his sixth 20-point season in his eight-year career.
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