Vegas Golden Knights ahead Jack Eichel is day-to-day with a lower-body damage, in accordance with a tweet from the crew’s communications division Monday night time.
Over the weekend, it was reported that Eichel could be a game-time choice for tonight’s matchup towards the Boston Bruins. Now, it’s confirmed he gained’t be suiting up. Neither will defenseman Alex Pietrangelo, who stays out of the Golden Knights lineup on private depart.
Eichel performed simply 13:36 towards the Detroit Crimson Wings on Saturday, leaving the sport with about 15 minutes remaining and never returning. Tonight’s battle between two of the league’s high groups might be with out Vegas’ two greatest skaters to begin the yr.
After a down yr final yr as he battled again from a extreme disc damage, Eichel is again in an enormous manner. He leads the best-in-the-West Golden Knights in each counting stat with 13 targets, 16 assists, 29 factors, and a +17 ranking.
Michael Amadio will draw into tonight’s lineup, and the crew hopes Eichel can return for its sport Wednesday towards the New York Rangers.