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Bouchard sits second game in a row, Zanon returns

  • Blog Post by: Michael Russo
  • December 17, 2011 - 6:34 PM

Pierre-Marc Bouchard, who skated this morning, won't play tonight with what is still being called a broken nose and facial soreness.

Greg Zanon, a healthy scratch last game, will return and the Wild will dress seven defensemen.

BATTERED AND BRUISED

Saturday night, when the Wild hosted the New York Islanders, five top-6 forwards were missing from the lineup – Mikko Koivu, Guillaume Latendresse, Pierre-Marc Bouchard, Casey Wellman and Devin Setoguchi. The Wild have sustained 112 man games lost to injury through 33 games. Here’s a look at some of the key ones:

Player; Position; Injury; Dates Missed; Games Missed

Cal Clutterbuck; W; upper body/2 thighs; sporadic; 4
Casey Wellman; W; wrist; Dec. 14-present; 2+
Clayton Stoner; D; Broken finger; Oct. 29-Nov. 12; 7
Devin Setoguchi; W; Knee; Dec. 8-present; 5+
Greg Zanon; D; groin; Oct. 22-Nov. 27; 16
*Guillaume Latendresse; LW; concussion; Nov. 12-Dec. 10; 16+
Josh Harding; G; neck; Dec. 8-14; 4
Justin Falk; D; upper body; Nov. 28-present; 9+
Marco Scandella; D; concussion; Nov. 13-19; 4
Marek Zidlicky; D; concussion; Nov. 17-Dec. 13; 13
Mike Lundin; D; back; Oct. 8-Nov. 27; 23
Mikko Koivu; C; leg; Dec. 16-present; 1+
Niklas Backstrom; G; groin; Dec. 4-6; 2
Pierre-Marc Bouchard; W; nose/head; Dec. 14; 2+
*sidelined again with a concussion

 

 

 

 

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