Vegas Golden Knights Injury Updates

Vegas Golden Knights, Jack Eichel. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
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Vegas Golden Knights Injury Updates

Jack Eichel Update

Jack Eichel is more than likely not going to play tonight. Now although that is sad, I’d say that it’s for the best. I’m sure he wishes he could be out there tonight to play against his old team, but don’t risk anything that isn’t necessary. He is a key part of this franchise and will be a huge part to the teams success.

He will I’m sure be with the team tonight in hopes of making sure the team is good to go and battles on his behalf. Sitting out is never easy, but I’m sure he wants to be on the winning side here.

Alec Martinez Update

Alec Martinez, if he is going to play before the all-star break, this is his chance. Alec Martinez has missed the last month due to an injury after getting slashed in the eye. Martinez is a very talented defenseman, but he’s missed many games this season due to COVID-19 and/or injuries.

However, given the current situation on the defense, this would be the ideal time for him to return. Now, I’m sure after that comment you curious as to what I mean and that’s exactly what I’m going to get into now.

Zach Whitecloud Update

Zach Whitecloud has officially been ruled out for tonight’s game against the Buffalo Sabres. Whitecloud has been battling an injury over the past couple weeks that he has missed games for. Honestly, this is the best thing they can do for him.

Whitecloud signed his extension with the Vegas Golden Knights early on this season and it’s for that reason you have to be careful with him. He’s so valuable to this team that you can’t risk losing him for an extended period of time. Let him rest during this break and hope he comes back healthy.

Nicolas Hague Injury Update

Similar to Zach Whitecloud, Nicolas Hague has missed multiple games over the course of the last couple weeks. Now, it’s unfair to put that all on injuries because he was placed into COVID-19 protocol, but it’s no secret that he has been playing hurt.

Hague is a very good defenseman for this Vegas Golden Knights team and making sure that he is healthy will be a big part to the Knights success moving forward.