2018 Fantasy Hockey Injury Report: November 17
Christopher Morais takes a look around the NHL and gives his take on the top injuries around the league.
Welcome to the Fantasy Hockey Injury Report. Once a week, we’ll take a look at some injuries around the league that may affect your fantasy hockey team. Injuries will always happen and you can’t predict when, but it’s important to be ready for the aftermath and to have a plan ready. Let’s take a look and some players who are on the shelf for the upcoming week and beyond.
Andrei Vasilevskiy - Tampa Bay Lightning - Goalie
Injury: foot fracture, four-to-six weeks.
What a massive blow for the Tampa Bay Lightning. Vasilevskiy is confirmed to be out four-to-six weeks, but there’s a good chance that he’s out closer to the latter part. It’s hard to lose a number one goalie, especially an elite one. Tampa Bay will now rely on Louis Domingue to help keep the ship afloat for the next couple of weeks. As for fantasy owners, they will need to ride this one out. You can’t replace a player like Vasilevskiy, so you can only hope to stay alive (or make a decent trade) till he comes...