Crouse (COVID-19 protocols) will be in the lineup against San Jose on Thursday, Arizona Coyotes Insider Craig Morgan reports. Crouse apparently has been cleared of the league's COVID-19 protocols and is ready to play Opening Night. The 23-year-old winger should take a spot on the third line against the Sharks. With a bigger role this season following the departure of Taylor Hall, Crouse could be in line to set new career highs despite the shortened campaign.
Crouse (COVID-19 protocols) will be a game-time decision against San Jose on Thursday. If Crouse is cleared to play, he figures to continue holding down a spot on the top line with Nick Schmaltz and Conor Garland. The 23-year-old winger managed 15 goals and 10 helpers in just 62 appearances last year and can probably be expected to produce between 10-15 goals this year as well.
Crouse is unavailable due to the league's COVID-19 protocols. Crouse was placed on this list due to the new COVID-19 protocol that the league has rolled out. The specifics of his placement remain unclear, including how long Crouse may be sidelined. If the forward is unable to play in Thursday's game against San Jose, Barrett Hayton will likely draw into the lineup in his stead.
According to coach Rick Tocchet, Crouse (undisclosed) was unavailable Wednesday, Arizona Coyotes Insider Craig Morgan reports. At this point it isn't clear if Crouse is in danger of missing Thursday's season opener against San Jose. If Crouse is unable to go, Barret Hayton will likely draw into the lineup against the Sharks.
Crouse netted a goal on two shots and added six hits in Wednesday's 4-2 win over the Canucks. Crouse got a piece of an Oliver Ekman-Larsson shot, tipping it behind Canucks goalie Thatcher Demko for what was ultimately the game-winner. The 22-year-old Crouse matched his career high in points with 25 in 64 games this year. He's added 195 hits and 107 shots as a physical, bottom-six winger.
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