According to Aaron Vickers of NHL.com, when speaking to reporters Wednesday, Tkachuk said "I would say right around now I'd be ready to go again. That's why it's the hardest part."
Tkachuk was forced to watch his club fall to the Stars in six games in the first round after suffering an undisclosed injury in Game 2 of the series, but it sounds like he'd be ready to rock at this point had the Flames advanced. The 22-year-old winger, who racked up 22 goals and 61 points in 69 games during the regular season before adding two points in six playoff contests, will once again be locked into a top-six role and a spot on one of Calgary's power-play units in 2020-21, and he should only continue to get better during his fifth full NHL campaign.
Tkachuk (undisclosed) won't be in the lineup for Thursday's Game 6 matchup against the Stars, Ryan Leslie of Sportsnet reports.
Tkachuck will miss his fourth consecutive game due to the undisclosed injury, and his timetable to return still remains unclear. In his stead, Tobias Rieder figures to continue slotting into a top-six role. Tkachuck's next chance to suit up would be in Game 7 on Saturday.
Tkachuk (undisclosed) will be a game-time decision against the Stars in Thursday's Game 6, Wes Gilbertson of the Calgary Sun reports.
Tkachuk already missed the previous three games versus Dallas due to his undisclosed injury and could be in line to miss a fourth. In his last 10 outings, the Arizona native notched three goals, four helpers and 18 shots. With the winger sidelined, Tobias Rieder figures to continue slotting into a top-six role.
Tkachuk (undisclosed) won't play in Tuesday's Game 5 against the Stars, Derek Wills of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
Tkachuk has been considered a game-time decision for the Flames' last three contests and hasn't suited up for any of them, so at this point it seems like coach Geoff Ward may just be trying to keep the Stars guessing as to what his lineup is going to look like on a nightly basis. As such, it seems like a foregone conclusion that the gritty winger will once again be considered a game-time call ahead of Thursday's Game 6. For now, Tobias Rieder will continue to fill in for Tkachuk on the Flames' second line.
Tkachuk (undisclosed) will be a game-time decision for Tuesday's Game 5 clash with Dallas, Pat Steinberg of Sportsnet 960 The Fan reports.
Tkachuk has already missed the Flames' previous two contests due to his undisclosed injury. Prior to getting hurt, the winger generated just two points in six matchups despite averaging 16:48 of ice time. Without Tkachuk out of the lineup, Calgary has utilized Tobias Rieder in a top-six role.
Tkachuk (undisclosed) won't play in Sunday's Game 4 versus the Stars, Ryan Leslie of Sportsnet reports.
Tkachuk will miss a second straight game after being injured by a collision with Jamie Benn in Game 2. Tobias Rieder filled in on the second line in Game 2, and he'll likely remain in place for this matchup. Since Tkachuk was considered a game-time call before this matchup, he has a decent chance to play in Game 5 on Tuesday.
Tkachuk (undisclosed) will be a game-time decision for Sunday's Game 4 against the Stars, Farhan Lalji of TSN reports.
Tkachuk was also considered a game-time call for Friday's Game 3, but he ended up missing that contest. The Flames didn't appear to be hamstrung by the 22-year-old winger's absence, coming away with a 2-0 win to take a 2-1 series lead. If Tkachuk is able to return Sunday, he'll jump back into a top-six role and a spot on one of Calgary's power-play units.
Tkachuk (undisclosed) isn't on the ice for warmups Friday, indicating he'll miss Game 3 versus the Stars, Kristen Anderson of The Calgary Sun reports.
Tkachuk was roughed up frequently during Thursday's Game 2, and the quick turnaround was too much for the winger to overcome. Alan Quine or Byron Froese will replace Tkachuk in the lineup, while Dillon Dube figures to vault into a top-six role. Tkachuk's next chance to return is Sunday.
Tkachuk (undisclosed) will be a game-time decision for Friday's Game 3 clash with Dallas, Sean Shapiro of The Athletic reports.
In his first six postseason outings, Tkachuk has notched one goal, one assist and 10 shots while averaging 16:48 of ice time. If the pesky winger does miss Friday's matchup, the coaching staff will likely have to choose between Milan Lucic or Dillon Dube for a spot on the second line. With Austin Czarnik (personal) leaving the bubble, it could open the door for Zac Rinaldo to return to the lineup as well.
Tkachuk left Thursday's Game 2 versus the Stars with an undisclosed injury, Wes Gilbertson of the Calgary Sun reports.
Tkachuk spent most of the contest in and out of the locker room before leaving the game permanently in the third period. After the game, Wes Gilbertson of the Calgary Sun reported interim head coach Geoff Ward had no update on Tkachuk's status. With a quick turnaround for Friday's Game 3, it's unclear if Tkachuk will be able to shake off his current injury. If he can't play, Zac Rinaldo or Austin Czarnik could enter the lineup.
Tkachuk recorded an assist and two hits in Thursday's 4-0 win over the Jets in Game 4.
The Jets got a little physical retribution on Tkachuk, who drew his fifth penalty of the series on a Dmitry Kulikov high-stick in the third period. He had two points, 11 hits and nine shots on net during the four-game series. Tkachuk should continue to be a force both physically and on the scoresheet during the Flames' playoff run.
Tkachuk scored a goal on four shots and was plus-2 in Tuesday's 6-2 victory over Winnipeg in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Qualifiers.
Already Public Enemy No. 1 in Winnipeg, for his takeout of Mark Scheifele in the opening game, Tkachuk collected his first point of the series when he buried an Andrew Mangipane centering feed in the second period. Calgary's leading scorer during the regular season with 61 points in 69 games, Tkachuk has generated nine shots through three games.
Tkachuk tallied 23 goals and 38 assists in 69 games before play was suspended in mid-March.
The 22-year-old would probably fall short of last year's fantastic 34-goal, 77-point effort if the regular season resumes, but he's still the current leading scorer in Cow Town. Tkachuk's shooting percentage predictably regressed this season from 16.4 to 12.2, but he's turning into a true point-per-game threat as he continues to grow and develop after four seasons at the NHL level.
Tkachuk netted a goal on two shots in Sunday's 5-3 loss to the Golden Knights.
Tkachuk's tally late in the third period tied the game, but Shea Theodore quickly answered to give the Golden Knights the lead again. The 22-year-old winger has two goals and three helpers in his last three contests. For the season, Tkachuk is at 61 points 188 shots, 122 hits and 74 PIM in 69 appearances.
Tkachuk registered three assists and five hits in Friday's 3-2 win over the Coyotes.
Tkachuk was in on all of the Flames' goals, notching his third multi-point effort in his last nine outings. The 22-year-old winger's performance Friday put him at 60 points (22 goals, 38 helpers) in 68 games. He's added 186 shots, 121 hits and 74 PIM this year.
Tkachuk scored the game-tying goal and had three shots in a 3-2 overtime win against the Blue Jackets on Wednesday.
With Calgary goalie Cam Talbot on the bench for an extra attacker, Tkachuk deflected a point shot with 1:43 left in regulation to tie the game at 2-2. The 22-year-old has been on a remarkably consistent run since late January, finding the scoresheet in 17 of of 20 games and putting up nine goals and 15 assists. Tkachuk has 22 goals and 56 points overall in 67 games this season.
Tkachuk registered a power-play assist in Saturday's 4-3 loss to the Lightning.
Tkachuk has been held off the scoresheet just once in the last 10 games -- he's managed three goals and nine helpers in that span. The 22-year-old winger is up to 56 points (21 scores, 35 assists), 180 shots on goal, 116 hits and 72 PIM through 65 appearances. A physical and high-scoring pest, Tkachuk is a key piece of the Flames' offense, and he makes for a strong DFS option when he's at his best.
Tkachuk picked up an assist, three shots on goal, two hits and two PIM in Thursday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Predators.
Tkachuk has been excellent in February with five goals and nine helpers through his last 13 games. He's only been held off the scoresheet twice this month. The 22-year-old is up to 55 points (21 scores, 34 assists), 179 shots, 116 hits and 72 PIM in 64 contests.
Tkachuk scored a goal and added two assists, one on the power play, in Tuesday's 5-2 win over the Bruins.
The 22-year-old found the scoresheet in all three periods, opening the scoring midway through the first and setting up Sean Monahan with the man advantage for the eventual game-winner late in the second. Tkachuk then capped his evening with a helper on Mikael Backlund's second tally of the night in the final minute of the third. Tkachuk saw his eight-game point streak snapped Sunday but wasted no time starting a new one, and on the season he boasts 21 goals and 54 points through 63 contests.
Tkachuk recorded an assist, three hits and a fighting major in Friday's 4-3 loss to the Bruins.
Tkachuk had the secondary helper on Mikael Backlund's second tally of the game. The Flames would fall behind early in the second period, and Tkachuk attempted to provide a spark by fighting Bruins defenseman Jeremy Lauzon. The 22-year-old has 51 points (20 goals, 31 helpers), 170 shots, 112 hits and 70 PIM in 61 contests this year. He's racked up three markers and six assists during his current eight-game point streak.
|Last 7 Games|
|08/13||@ DAL||L 4-5||0||0||0||-1||10:53|
|08/11||@ DAL||W 3-2||0||0||0||-1||16:13|
|08/06||@ WPG||W 4-0||0||1||1||+1||15:58|
|08/04||@ WPG||W 6-2||1||0||1||+2||18:43|
|08/03||vs WPG||L 2-3||0||0||0||-1||20:48|
|08/01||vs WPG||W 4-1||0||0||0||+1||18:13|
|03/08||vs LV||L 3-5||1||0||1||-2||19:37|
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