The Wild placed Soucy (upper body) on injured reserve Sunday, Sarah McLellan of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
With Soucy expected to miss at least 2-4 weeks with the upper-body issue, his placement on IR opens up a roster spot for call-up Louis Belpedio. Look for Belpedio and Brad Hunt to ascend to the third defensive pair in Soucy's stead. Soucy will need to be activated off IR before returning to the lineup once healthy.
Soucy is expected to miss 2-to-4 weeks with an upper-body injury.
The 25-year-old suffered the injury in Friday's game against Edmonton, and he is looking at an absence that may put much of his season in jeopardy. This is tough news for Soucy, who was having a career-best campaign with 14 goals, 69 hits and a team-leading plus-16 rating through 55 games. In his stead, look for Brad Hunt or recent call-up Louis Belpedio to ascend into the lineup on the third defensive pair.
Soucy picked up an upper-body injury in Friday's game against the Oilers, Sarah McLellan of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
The Alberta native was having a good game with a goal, four hits, three blocked shots and two PIM in 11:27 prior to the injury. Soucy is up to 14 points in 55 outings this year, but it's uncertain when he'll be able to get back into action. The 25-year-old should be considered day-to-day ahead of Sunday's game against the Blues. If he can't play, Brad Hunt would likely enter the lineup in a third-pairing role.
Soucy notched an assist and two hits in Wednesday's 4-3 shootout win over the Canucks.
Soucy set up Alex Galchenyuk for the game-tying tally at 15:15 of the third period. The 25-year-old blueliner snapped a five-game point drought with his helper. He's up to 13 points, 65 hits, 60 shots on goal and a plus-16 rating in 54 appearances.
Soucy (illness) registered one shot on goal, one hit and a blocked shot in 13:44 during Sunday's 3-2 loss to the Avalanche.
Soucy returned after a two-game absence but wasn't able to make a contribution on offense. The rookie defenseman remains at 12 points to go with 56 hits, 52 shots and 39 blocks through 50 contests this season.
Soucy (illness) is expected to return to the lineup for Sunday's game against Colorado, Michael Russo of The Athletic reports.
Soucy has missed the last two games while dealing with the illness, but he made an appearance at morning skate, signifying he's return for a return. The 25-year-old has really emerged as a steady two-way defenseman in his first full NHL season, collecting 12 points in 49 games to go along with a team-best plus-15 rating. He'll slot into the third defensive pair with Greg Pateryn on Sunday, leaving Brad Hunt the odd man out on the back end.
Soucy (illness) won't travel with the team for Friday's game in Dallas, Michael Russo of The Athletic reports.
As evidenced by this news, Soucy will miss his second straight game after missing Thursday's tilt with the ailment. With the 25-year-old sidelined, Greg Pateryn and Brad Hunt are expected to continue to operate as the team's third defensive pair for Friday's game.
Soucy (illness) won't be in the lineup for Thursday's game against Vancouver, Sarah McLellan of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
With Soucy under the weather, Greg Pateryn will likely draw into the lineup against the Canucks. The Wild will be right back at it Friday against Dallas, so it wouldn't be surprising if Soucy is forced to miss back-to-back contests due to his illness.
Soucy is under the weather and is considered a game-time call against Vancouver on Thursday, Jessi Pierce of The Athletic reports.
Soucy is averaging a mere 15:41 of ice time this season, but that hasn't stopped him from racking up six goals and six helpers in 49 appearances. While the blueliner shouldn't be considered an offensive powerhouse, he could provide solid depth scoring in deeper formats. If Soucy can't play Thursday, Greg Pateryn figures to jump back into the lineup.
Soucy is leading his team with a plus-16 rating heading into the All-Star break.
Soucy has enjoyed his best NHL season of his career, posting six goals and 11 points through 47 games. The 25-year-old has solidified a spot in the lineup on an every-game basis, skating in an average of 15:41 per game this season. Soucy offers solid fantasy production on both ends of the ice - along with his outstanding plus/minus, he's racked up 54 hits and 37 blocks this campaign.
Soucy potted a goal on two shots, dished two hits and went plus-2 in Saturday's 7-0 win over the Stars.
Soucy tallied at 16:27 of the first period to make it a 2-0 lead for the Wild at the time. The rookie defenseman had an eight-game point drought entering Saturday. He's notched 11 points, 54 hits, 48 shots on goal and a plus-17 rating through 45 contests.
Soucy produced an assist, four PIM, two hits and a plus-2 rating in Thursday's 8-5 win over the Coyotes.
Soucy has turned it up on offense in December -- the defenseman has three goals and four assists in his last 10 games. He's up to nine points, 40 hits and a plus-17 rating in 33 contests overall. The 25-year-old is holding his own on the blue line, but he may see his role shrink now that Jared Spurgeon (hand) is back in the lineup.
Soucy scored an empty-net goal and had three shots in a 4-1 win over the Flyers on Saturday.
Three of Soucy's four goals this season have come since the start of December, an unexpected scoring surge from the 25-year-old rookie. Soucy now boasts four goals and eight points with a terrific plus-14 rating through his first 30 games of the season.
Soucy dished out two assists and was a plus-4 in Thursday's 6-5 win over the Oilers.
Soucy has performed extremely well in the absence of both Jared Spurgeon (hand) and Greg Pateryn (groin) in the month of December, getting bumped up to the top four on the back end by coach Bruce Boudreau. The 25-year-old rookie has racked up five points and eight blocks while registering a plus-10 rating in his past five games. Gone are the days when Soucy was worried about making the lineup, as he's proved to be an every-night player for the Wild going forward.
Soucy scored the game-winning goal in Tuesday's 4-2 win over the Panthers.
Soucy's number does not typically find its way onto the scoresheet, but his goal Tuesday was the difference in an impressive road win by the Wild. The 25-year-old is not a fantasy commodity worth owning considering he's only put up three points in 25 games this season.
Soucy scored his first career goal in Saturday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Hurricanes.
The 25-year-old rookie converted a pass from Victor Rask after the center had displayed some masterful puck control in the Carolina end to create the chance. Soucy has only two points through 20 games, and his bottom-pair role for the Wild will afford him little fantasy value moving forward.
Soucy has an assist, five hits and is a plus-2 in his last three games while averaging 13:57 of ice time. He could remain in regular role even when Greg Pateryn returns in a few weeks from core muscle surgery, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Soucy and Brad Hunt have been pleasant surprises amid the Wild's slow start to the season. While Soucy has just one point and six shots on goal in eight games, he's a plus-5 on the defensive end despite the Wild's woeful goal differential.
Soucy had five hits and two blocked shots in 13:02 of ice time in Saturday's loss to Colorado.
Soucy was a healthy scratch in the Wild's first game, but got on the ice for the second game and showed a defensive spark. While he's not going to contribute much on offense, he could become a larger part of Minnesota's back end.
Soucy has made the Wild's 23-man roster, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
Soucy looks set to be the last man on the blue line with Greg Pateryn out after groin surgery. While Soucy may be inactive most nights, he has some upside for PIM as a tough defender. He was plus-3 with an assist and eight PIM in the preseason.
Soucy penned a one-year, two-way contract with Minnesota on Tuesday.
Soucy notched five goals and 15 helpers in 66 games for AHL Iowa last year, both career bests. The 24-year-old will face an uphill battle in training camp to secure a spot on the 23-man roster for Opening Night against the Predators on Oct. 3, but it's certainly not off the table.
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