Panthers superstar ahead Aleksander Barkov is considered out week-to-week, but gained’t need surgical operation on his injured knee, interim head educate Andrew Brunette introduced.
Barkov, 26, was injured inside the Panthers 6-1 win over the New York Islanders on Tuesday.
Barkov collided knee-on-knee with New York Islanders defenceman Scott Mayfield with 18:thirteen left in the 2d length. Barkov remained at the ice for numerous minutes earlier than leaving the game, setting no weight on his left knee. He did not return to the sport with what was officially known as a decrease-frame injury.