Washington Capitals Injuries: Mike Green To Miss Next Two Games After Elbow To Head

Mike Green's injury woes this season continue, as the Capitals' defensemen will miss the team's next two games as he continues to recover from an elbow to the head taken in the team's 6-0 loss to the Rangers on Friday night.

Coach Bruce Boudreau announced the news earlier today, saying Green will not return until the Capitals travel to face the Florida Panthers on Sunday. Via Sky Kerstein of 106.7 The Fan:

#Caps Boudreau says Green won't be back from Calgary for Tuesday and Thursday's game, they expect him back for the Fla trip this weekend    

Green suffered the injury when Derek Stapan of the Rangers elbowed him in the head during the first period. Green had previously missed several games with what the team described as "inner ear trauma" after taking a slap shot to the face. The Capitals seem to be worried about his health, which may explain Monday's trade for Florida Panthers defensemen Dennis Wideman.  

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join SB Nation DC

You must be a member of SB Nation DC to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation DC. You should read them.

Join SB Nation DC

You must be a member of SB Nation DC to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation DC. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.