Svechnikov scored a goal on four shots in Friday's 5-2 win over the Islanders in Game 4.
Svechnikov returned from a concussion in Game 3, and only needed one more game to get back on the scoresheet. The Russian rookie has three goals and an assist through his first five postseason games. While Svechnikov does skate on the Hurricanes' third line, he could be worth a look in fantasy circles.
Svechnikov (concussion) is in the lineup for Wednesday's Game 3 against the visiting Islanders.
This is certainty huge news, after the Russian was medically cleared from his concussion before the game. The 19-year-old was solid in his first three career playoff games, collecting two goals and three points in that span. Svechnikov will slot in on the third line with Lucas Wallmark and Brock McGinn. Svechnikov will likely resume his usual spot on the second power-play unit.
Svechnikov (concussion) has been medically cleared ahead of Wednesday's Game 3 clash with the Islanders and will be on the ice for warmups before making a final decision on his availability, Tom Gulitti of NHL.com reports.
Svechnikov's status remains up in the air, though coach Rod Brind'Amour told reporters it will be up to the winger to see how he feels. If the Russian does suit up, it figures to be in a bottom-six role and his minutes could be limited in order to ease him back into action. Prior to getting hurt, the 18-year-old notched three points in his last three games and will no doubt be eager to pick up where he left off.
Head coach Rod Brind'Amour said Monday that Svechnikov (concussion) is day-to-day but was able to practice Monday, Michael Smith of the Hurricanes' official site reports.
Svechnikov has now missed six straight playoff games due to the injury he sustained from fighting Alex Ovechkin in the first round. The fact that he was able to practice bodes well for his Game 3 availability. Brind'Amour also said they'd re-evaluate the Russian following Tuesday's practice, as he will be a game-time call for Wednesday's Game 3.
Svechnikov (concussion) won't play in Sunday's Game 2 versus the Islanders, Michael Smith of the Hurricanes' official site reports.
Svechnikov will miss his sixth straight playoff game due to the injury he sustained from fighting Alex Ovechkin in the first round. He was considered a game-time call in this outing, which should lead to some optimism for his availability in Game 3 on Wednesday.
Svechnikov (concussion) is considered a game-time decision for Sunday's Game 2 versus the Islanders, NHL.com's Brian Compton reports.
Svechnikov hasn't played since Game 3 of the first round, when he was injured after a fight with Alex Ovechkin. Before that incident, Svechnikov was strong in his first two playoff games, compiling two goals and an assist. He was able to skate on his own Saturday, which bodes well for his chances to get into Game 3 if he can't go Sunday.
Svechnikov (concussion) isn't on the ice for pregame warmups, indicating he won't be in the lineup for Friday's Game 1 against the Islanders, Sara Civian of The Athletic reports.
The fact that Svechnikov was considered a game-time call for this contest suggests he's likely on the verge of returning, but he'll have to wait for Sunday's Game 2 for his next opportunity to do so.
Svechnikov (concussion) hasn't cleared the protocol, but should be considered a game-time decision for Game 1 versus the Islanders on Friday, Michael Smith of the Hurricanes' official site reports.
Svechnikov missed the final four games of the first-round series versus Washington and his status for round two against New York remains uncertain. The fact that the club called up Clark Bishop from the minors won't exactly instill confidence in fantasy owners. Prior to getting hurt, Svechnikov notched three points in three games and would provide some much-needed depth scoring for the Canes.
Svechnikov (concussion) won't be in the lineup for Wednesday's Game 7 against the Capitals, Tom Gulitti of NHL.com reports.
Svechnikov was on the ice for morning skate, so although he won't be available for Wednesday's elimination game, there's a chance he'll be ready for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals if his teammates are able to pull off the upset over Washington. If the 19-year-old Russian doesn't get another opportunity to play this season, he'll finish his rookie campaign having notched a respectable 22 goals and 40 points in 85 appearances.
Svechnikov (concussion) was on the ice for morning skate ahead of Wednesday's Game 7 against the Capitals, Michael Smith of the Hurricanes' official site reports.
Coach Rod Brind'Amour didn't have an update on Svechnikov's condition following morning skate, which suggests he's likely a long shot to suit up for Game 7. Either way, confirmation on the rookie winger's status for Wednesday's elimination match should surface prior to puck drop.
Svechnikov (concussion) won't play in Game 6 versus Washington on Monday, Chip Alexander of The Raleigh News & Observer reports.
Some felt Svechnikov would be good to go Monday after he was seen wearing a full-contact jersey during the morning skate, but turns out, the rookie won't be on the ice to help Carolina battle to keep its season alive. The 19-year-old will be hoping his teammates can force a Game 7 which would give him an opportunity to get back on the ice.
Svechnikov (concussion) will be considered a game-time decision for Monday's Game 6 against Washington, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports.
Svechnikov missed Games 4 and 5 of the series with a concussion after he was mauled in a fight against Alex Ovechkin in Game 3. The 19-year-old has one point in two games of the series so far, and would likely replace Clark Bishop in the lineup if he's healthy. For what it's worth, the Russian was wearing a full-contact jersey at Monday's morning skate.
Svechnikov (concussion) is doubtful for Monday's Game 6 matchup with the Capitals, Chip Alexander of The Raleigh News & Observer reports.
Svechnikov missed Games 4 and 5 of the series with this concussion, which he sustained in a fight against Alex Ovechkin in Game 3. More information should become available closer to Monday's puck drop, but the Hurricanes would be missing out on a top-six player if the Russian were to be absent.
As expected, Svechnikov (concussion) won't be in the lineup for Saturday's Game 5 against the Capitals, Michael Smith of the Hurricanes' official site reports.
Svechnikov is reportedly feeling better and close to returning, but he'll have to wait for Monday's Game 6 for his next opportunity to do so. Once cleared, the 19-year-old rookie will return to a top-six role and a spot on one of Carolina's power-play units.
Svechnikov (concussion) is doubtful for Game 5 against the Capitals on Saturday, Michael Smith of the Hurricanes' official site reports.
The Hurricanes have called up Aleksi Saarela from AHL Charlotte since Svechnikov, Micheal Ferland (upper body) and Jordan Martinook (lower body) are all dealing with injuries ahead of a contest that will break the tie in the conference quarterfinal series.
Svechnikov is in the concussion protocol and is expected to miss Game 4 against Washington on Thursday, Isabelle Khurshudyan of The Washington Post reports.
Svechnikov landed pretty hard on the ice following his fight with Alex Ovechkin, so it shouldn't come as a surprise to see the youngster is dealing with a concussion. Given the uncertainty of recovery timeline for concussions, it probably won't be clear until closer to puck drop on whether Svechnikov will be ready to play for Game 5 on Saturday.
Svechnikov (upper body) will not return to Monday's Game 3 against the Capitals.
The 19-year-old decided to drop the gloves with Alex Ovechkin and was dropped almost immediately, hitting his head on the ice as he went down. He appeared to be unconscious for a moment before trainers got on the ice. Svechnikov had two goals and an assist in the first two games of the series. His status for Game 4 on Thursday is questionable at best right now.
Svechnikov had an assist on the man advantage and added three hits in Saturday's 4-3 loss to the Capitals in Game 2 of their first-round series.
Svechnikov has been one of the few Hurricanes to find success in the series so far, with three points over two games. Still, Carolina is down 2-0 heading into Monday's Game 3 at home. The Russian rookie will need a little help to keep his team alive in the postseason.
Svechnikov scored two goals in Thursday's 4-2 loss to Washington in Game 1 of the best-of-seven series.
Svechnikov scored two third-period goals in the span of two minutes and 19 seconds, cutting Washington's lead to 3-2 in the process. However, the visitors would be unable to complete what would have been an impressive Game 1 comeback. Despite the result, it was a terrific postseason debut for the 19-year-old winger.
Svechnikov scored his 20th goal of the season in Sunday's 2-1 win over Montreal.
Coming down on a 2-on-1 in overtime, Svechnikov looked off his teammate before beating Carey Price five-hole for his 20th goal of the season. The win gives his team some much-needed breathing room in the standings, meanwhile, the goal gives Svechnikov 36 points in 75 games, in what is his first season in the NHL.
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