The New York Islanders got lucky when it comes to defenseman Thomas Hickey. Hickey left the game on Tuesday night during a game against the Toronto Maple Leafs after being struck in the face by Mike Santorelli's skate.
Philadelphia Flyers forward Zac Rinaldo suffered an upper body injury in the first period of their 5-3 victory against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Cam Tucker from Pro Hockey Talk reported that Rinaldo’s last shift came at the end of the first period.
New Jersey Devils winger Jordin Tootoo will be absent from the team's upcoming games against the Dallas Stars and the Ottawa Senators. According to Rich Chere of NJ.com, Tootoo will undergo further tests on his injured left foot today.
Anaheim Ducks prospect and current Norfolk Admirals (AHL) winger Stefan Noesen will miss four months due to an achilles injury that was suffered last Saturday in a game against the Manchester Monarchs, according to Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register. Noesen's achilles injury happened when he was apparently cut by an opponent's skate.
Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green's toe injury caused him to miss practice on Wednesday according to ESPN NFL Nation reporter Coley Harvey. Green's toe injury has hindered him for the majority of the season, causing him to miss a significant amount of playing time.