The Canucks have placed Ferland (head) on long-term injured reserve, Thomas Drance of The Athletic Vancouver reports.
Ferland hasn't played since he suffered yet another head injury during last season's playoffs and at this point he's looking iffy at best to suit up at all in 2020-21. Vancouver should release another update on the 28-year-old winger if and when he's cleared to resume skating.
Ferland (head) will not be with the team for the start of training camp, Rick Dhaliwal of TSN 1040 Vancouver reports.
Ferland continues to deal with the effects of a concussion suffered back in October and appears no closer to getting back on the ice. At this point, the 28-year-old winger should be considered a near-lock for long-term injured reserve barring a drastic improvement in his recovery prior to Opening Night against Edmonton on Jan. 13.
Ferland (head) hasn't returned to 100 percent, as general manager Jim Benning told reporters, "If the season was to start right now, Micheal Ferland wouldn't be starting," Brendan Batchelor of Sportsnet 650 reports.
Since Nov. 1, 2019, Ferland has appeared in just four games for Vancouver, a stretch of 70 games on the shelf including the postseason. At this point, the winger could be headed for long-term injured reserve to start the season. Even if healthy for Opening Night, fantasy players should probably stay away from Ferland until he proves he can be the same 40-point producer he was from 2017-19.
Ferland (undisclosed) will not be available for Game 7 against the Golden Knights on Friday, Thomas Drance of The Athletic Vancouver reports.
Ferland will miss his 15th straight contest Friday -- he last played on Aug. 4 against the Wild. Even if the Canucks win Game 7 and move on to the Western Conference finals, it's unclear if he'll be available during the next series.
Ferland (undisclosed) won't play in Thursday's Game 6 against Vegas, Brendan Batchelor of Sportsnet 650 reports.
Ferland will miss his 13th straight game with the issue, and there is no update on his injury status
Ferland (undisclosed) will not play in Sunday's Game 4 contest against Vegas, Brendan Batchelor of Sportsnet 650 reports.
Ferland hasn't played since Aug. 4 against the Wild and there's no timetable for his return right now. He's missed 12 consecutive contests.
Ferland (undisclosed) will not be available for Saturday's Game 3 contest against the Golden Knights, Farhan Lalji of TSN reports.
Ferland will miss his 11th straight game Saturday and hasn't been available since the play-in round against Minnesota. It's unclear what his timetable to return looks like at the moment.
Ferland (undisclosed) won't play in Tuesday's Game 1 against the Golden Knights, Thomas Drance of The Athletic Vancouver reports.
Ferland is set to miss his 10th straight contest and doesn't appear to be closing in on a return anytime soon. Before he returns to play, he'll need to self-quarantine upon rejoining the Edmonton bubble.
Ferland (undisclosed) will not suit up for Sunday's Game 1 with Vegas, Brendan Batchelor of Sportsnet 650 reports.
Ferland has now missed nine straight games, and it doesn't appear that he's very close to returning. Before he returns to play, he'll need to self-quarantine upon rejoining the Edmonton bubble.
Ferland (undisclosed) won't play in Wednesday's Game 5 versus the Blues, Farhan Lalji of TSN reports.
There's been no reports of Ferland returning to the Edmonton bubble after leaving with an undisclosed injury. The 28-year-old should be considered out indefinitely until it is reported he has returned and he is in the process of his mandatory self-quarantine.
Ferland (undisclosed) will not play in Sunday's Game 3 against the Blues, Thomas Drance of The Athletic Vancouver reports.
There's still no update on Ferland who left the bubble due to an unknown injury. Unless he returned over the weekend to begin his self-quarantine unannounced, it's safe to rule him out for Monday's Game 4 contest, as well.
Ferland (undisclosed) will not suit up for Friday's Game 2 contest against St. Louis.
Ferland has now missed four straight games with his mystery injury and it's unclear when he'll be available to return. Because he left the bubble for injury-related reasons, he'll still need to self-quarantine before he'll be available to join the team.
Ferland (undisclosed) remains unfit to play in Wednesday's Game 1 versus the Blues, per coach Travis Green.
Ferland missed the entire play-in series with Minnesota after leaving Edmonton to work on his recovery at home. It's been an injury-riddled campaign for the winger, as he has played in just four of the Canucks' last 61 contests. When in the lineup, the 27-year-old managed five points, 15 shots and 40 hits in 14 games this year.
Updating a previous report, Ferland (undisclosed) will not play again in the Stanley Cup Qualifiers against Minnesota after being deemed unfit to play.
The Canucks added that Ferland has headed home and will be evaluated again after the series with the Wild has concluded. He earned seven PIM and dished out five hits across 14:17 of combined ice time in Games 1 and 2.
Ferland (undisclosed) will leave the NHL bubble in Edmonton for reasons related to his injury, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet.
Though a specific injury hasn't been designated for Ferland, he has a history of concussions and sustained some glancing contact to his head prior to leaving Tuesday's Game 2 against Minnesota after taking only four shifts. The NHL requires players to self-quarantine for a minimum of four days upon returning to the bubble, which rules Ferland out for the entirety of the play-in series against the Wild.
Ferland (undisclosed) did not play after the first period of Tuesday's Game 2 versus the Wild, Blake Price of TSN reports.
It's unclear how Ferland got injured. He skated just 2:36 over four shifts in the contest. The winger battled with concussion-like symptoms for much of the 2019-20 regular season. Hopefully for Ferland, he's not battling another head injury. His status for Thursday's Game 3 is to be determined.
Ferland was fined $5,000 by the league for spearing, Michael Russo of The Athletic reports. The incident occurred in Game 1 Sunday against Minnesota after members of the Wild grabbed his stick while on the bench.
Ferland recorded five hits and seven PIM in Game 1 while logging 11:41 of ice time. The winger figures to continue playing a physical game and should rack up plenty of hits.
Ferland (undisclosed) hit the ice for the first time since training camp began Thursday, Brendan Batchelor of Sportsnet 650 reports.
Ferland won't participate in Thursday night's scrimmage, but the fact he's now practicing bodes well for his availability for the playoffs. The 28-year-old winger notched five points through the first 14 games of the regular season before being sidelined long term with recurring concussion-like symptoms.
Ferland was not with the team for Monday's practice and was deemed unfit to play.
Initial reports ahead of Phase 3 were that Ferland would be good to go. However, that appears to not be the case. Still, general manager Jim Benning told reporters the winger should be available soon. Once given the all-clear, Ferland should jump into a bottom-six role for the Canucks and provide mid-range fantasy value.
Ferland (concussion) is training and will be ready to go if the season resumes this summer. According to general manager Jim Benning, "he'd be at 100 percent and be able to come back and play," Thomas Drance of The Athletic Vancouver reports.
Ferland was expected to miss the remainder of the 2019-20 campaign due to his concussion symptoms, but with the league going on hiatus, the winger appears set to return to the ice if the league picks back up. The Manitoba native has played in just two games since the end of October and will miss the 40-point mark for the first time since 2016-17 when he was with Calgary. If Ferland can put his injury concerns behind him, he should be capable of getting back to being a 35-40-point producer in 2020-21
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