Francouz (concussion) will back up Philipp Grubauer during Tuesday's game against the Flames, Ryan S. Clark of The Athletic reports. Both Francouz and Grubauer will make their returns from injury in this contest, and coach Jared Bednar will go with the latter for the Western Conference showdown. Francouz has made seven appearances this season, posting a .915 save percentage and 4-2-0 record.
Coach Jared Bednar said there's "a good possbility" Francouz will be ready for Tuesday's game against the Flames. Bednar relayed an identical update on Philipp Grubauer's (lower body) status, so even if Francouz is healthy, he may be relegated to a backup role once again. Francouz and Grubauer stopped pucks during Monday's practice, supporting the notion that they're nearing a return. Once the duo is ready, Antoine Bibeau and Adam Werner are expected to be reassigned to AHL Colorado.
Francouz (concussion) won't play in Saturday's game against the Canucks, Ryan S. Clark of The Athletic reports. Francouz was able to get on the ice during Saturday's morning skate, so he's nearing a return. The 29-year-old will aim to clear the league's concussion protocol by Tuesday's contest against the Flames. With Philipp Grubauer (lower body) also sitting out, Antoine Bibeau will make his first start of the year while Adam Werner serves as a backup.
Francouz is in the concussion protocol after being injured in Tuesday's matchup with Winnipeg, Adrian Dater of ColoradoHockeyNow.com reports. Francouz apparently is progressing well, as coach Jared Bednar told reporters he expects the netminder back soon. With Philipp Grubauer (lower body) also on the shelf, Adam Werner will make his first NHL start in Thursday's road clash with Edmonton.
Francouz is dealing with a head injury and could face an extended absence, Adrian Dater of ColoradoHockeyNow.com reports. Francouz was run over by Winnipeg's Mark Scheifele in Tuesday's matchup and was forced to leave the game. For now, it appears Adam Werner will fill in versus Edmonton on Thursday as Philipp Grubauer (lower body) remains on injured reserve.
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