Donskoi scored a goal and blocked two shots in Friday's 8-0 drubbing of the Blues.
Donskoi provided the Avalanche's seventh goal of the contest, and the middle tally in a span of three scores in 3:27 during the third period. It was his first point of the year in two contests. The Finn had 33 points in 65 outings with the Avalanche last year, but he shot 14.4 percent, a rate that will likely be lower in 2020-21.
Coach Jared Bednar said Sunday that Donskoi (undisclosed) is healthy to begin training camp, Mike Chambers of The Denver Post reports.
Donskoi missed the last five playoff games due to an undisclosed injury, but he's back to full health to start the year. The 28-year-old winger rang up a career-high 16 goals over just 65 games last year, and he added 17 helpers and 111 shots on net. Donskoi may play more in the bottom six this season after the addition of Brandon Saad.
Donskoi (undisclosed) will not be in the lineup against Dallas for Friday's Game 7.
It will be the fifth straight game on the shelf for Donskoi due to his undisclosed injury. With the Finnish winger unavailable, and a raft of other injuries including Gabriel Landeskog (leg), the Avs will roll with Vladislav Namestnikov and Valeri Nichushkin on the wings for the second line while Andre Buravsky will move up to the top trio.
Donskoi (undisclosed) won't suit up in Wednesday's Game 6 against Dallas, Ryan S. Clark of The Athletic reports.
Donskoi will miss his fourth straight game with the undisclosed issue, and it's unclear as to his timetable for a return. If Colorado avoids elimination against Wednesday, he'll have a chance to return Friday for Game 7.
Donskoi (undislcosed) will not be available for Game 5 on Monday against Dallas, Ryan S. Clark of The Athletic reports.
Donskoi has missed the last three games with his mysterious injury, and there's no timetable for his return. If Colorado avoids elimination Monday, he'll have a chance to return Wednesday for Game 6.
Donskoi (undisclosed) is unfit to play in Sunday's Game 4 versus the Stars, Thomas Drance of The Athletic Vancouver reports.
Donskoi will miss consecutive games, and there's no clear timeline for when he'll return to the lineup. Logan O'Connor slotted into the lineup in Donskoi's place during Game 3 and will serve in the same role Sunday.
Donskoi (undisclosed) will not play in Wednesday's Game 3 versus the Stars, Ryan S. Clark of The Athletic reports.
It's unclear as to why Donskoi is unavailable for Wednesday's contest. Logan O'Connor is expected to enter the lineup in his place. Donskoi has posted a minus-4 rating in two games against the Stars so far. The Finn previously missed one game due to injury in the Avalanche's first-round series against the Coyotes.
Per Adrian Dater of ColoradoHockeyNow.com, Donskoi (undisclosed) is on the ice for pregame warmups, indicating he'll return to the lineup for Saturday's Game 3.
Donskoi will return to a prominent role following his one-game absence, skating on the Avalanche's second line and second power-play unit Saturday. The 28-year-old winger has picked up two goals and two assists through four games this postseason.
Donskoi will miss Friday's Game 2 clash with Arizona due to an undisclosed issue, Ryan S. Clark of The Athletic reports.
Donskoi was a last-minute scratch for the Avs after reportedly taking warmups, per Adrian Dater of ColoradoHockeyNow.com. Without the winger in the lineup, Tyson Jost was reinserted into a third-line role and could also replace Donskoi on the second power-play unit. With Colorado entering a back-to-back, there may not be enough time for Donskoi to get back to full health ahead of Saturday's Game 3.
Donskoi had a goal and an assist with two shots Wednesday in a 4-0 round-robin win over the Stars.
Donskoi tucked home a rebound on the doorstep late in the first period to stretch Colorado's lead to 2-0. He later chipped in with an assist of Andre Burakovsky's power-play tally to close out the scoring in the third period. The 28-year-old povides plenty of playoff experience in his first year with the Avalanche, having suited up for 50 postseason games over the previous four years with San Jose.
Donskoi (head) returned to the ice as part of the Avalanche's Phase 2 activities Monday, Ryan S. Clark of The Athletic reports.
Donskoi was struggling to produce prior to the league going on hiatus, managing just one goal and one helper in his last 11 outings. Perhaps more concerning for fantasy owners is the fact that the winger registered just 14 shots on goal over that stretch. Once the 24-team playoff kicks off, the Finn could find himself relegated to a bottom-six role if Mikko Rantanen (upper body) is given the all-clear as well.
Donskoi was helped off the ice late in the third period in Wednesday's 3-2 overtime win over the Rangers after taking a hit to the head from Brendan Lemieux, the Associated Press reports.
With the NHL suspending its season Thursday, Avalanche coach Jared Bednar hasn't been available to provide much of an update on Donskoi's health situation. Considering Donskoi previously missed five games with a concussion in January, he could be placed in the NHL's protocol for head injuries again. Fortunately for Donskoi, the league's indefinite suspension may provide enough time for him to move past a potential concussion without having to miss any games.
Donskoi scored a goal in Sunday's 4-3 win over the Sharks.
Donskoi's tally stood as the game-winning goal, his third such score of the year. He's up to 33 points, 107 shots and a plus-3 rating in 63 outings, but he also snapped a five-game point drought. Inconsistency has plagued Donskoi since the start of January -- he has just five points in his last 23 contests.
Donskoi netted a goal on three shots in Wednesday's 3-1 win over the Islanders.
Donskoi's first-period tally was his 15th of the season, a new personal best. The Finn snapped a seven-game point drought with the goal. He's at 31 points, 97 shots and a plus-2 rating through 54 games, but he's only registered three points in 14 outings since the start of January. The 27-year-old will need to up his production to maintain his role on the second line.
Donskoi has one assist and a plus-2 rating in the last 10 games.
It's been a great season for Donskoi, who has already tied a career high in goals (14) and is closing in on the same in points, but he hasn't done much lately. In fact, since Dec. 11, he has just one goal and three points with a minus-4 rating. Donskoi owns just a 2.9 shooting percentage during that stretch, and yet he still has a career-high 15.2 mark over the entire season.
Donskoi (concussion) is in Colorado's projected lineup for Saturday's game against the Flyers, Adam Kimelman of NHL.com reports.
Donskoi missed five games with a concussion, but all signs point to him playing in Philadelphia. After a hot November -- 14 points in 14 games -- Donskoi has cooled off since the beginning of December and only has seven points over his last 18 contests. The Flyers have been a tough code for Donskoi to crack over his career, with only two assists across eight career matchups.
Donskoi (concussion) won't be in the lineup for Monday's game against Detroit, Adrian Dater of ColoradoHockeyNow.com reports.
Donskoi suited up for Sunday's practice in a full-contact jersey, evidencing that the forward is inching closer to a return. This news confirms that Donskoi will miss his fifth straight game while dealing with the concussion, as the team elected to give him an extra 10 days of rest heading into the All-Star break. In his stead, Vladislav Kamenev will draw into the lineup Monday.
Donskoi (concussion) won't play in Monday's game versus the Red Wings, Adrian Dater of ColoradoHockeyNow.com reports.
Donskoi sported a full-contact sweater during Sunday's practice, but the team isn't going to rush him back to action. Instead, he'll take the bye week and All-Star break to get back to full strength, and he'll likely return to the lineup when the team starts up again Feb. 1 in Philadelphia.
Donskoi (concussion) suited up in a full-contact jersey for Sunday's practice, Mike Chambers of The Denver Post reports.
Donskoi has missed the past four games while dealing with a concussion, but as evidenced by this news, he could return to the lineup as early as Monday against Detroit. Expect the team to comment on Donskoi's health ahead of the the team's final game before the All-Star break.
Donskoi (concussion) won't be in the lineup against the Blues on Saturday, Adrian Dater of ColoradoHockeyNow.com reports.
Donskoi already missed three games due to his concussion and remains in a non-contact jersey. Prior to getting hurt, the winger managed just one goal in his last eight contests despite having recorded 20 shots over that stretch. In Donskoi's stead, Andre Burakovsky and Valeri Nichushkin figure to remain in top-six roles.
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