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Canucks: Carson Soucy skates, Teddy Blueger won’t travel, now week-to-week

Carson Soucy will journey with the workforce, together with Ilya Mikheyev.

Carson Soucy took a step ahead Friday in his restoration from an obvious knee damage, however the Vancouver Canucks’ damage disaster reveals no actual signal of abating.

Soucy, who appeared to harm his knee in a collision within the last pre-season sport versus the Calgary Flames every week in the past, practised along with his teammates on the College of B.C. Friday, a pair hours forward of the workforce’s constitution flight to Edmonton. That’s the place the Canucks will face the Oilers Saturday night time in a rematch of Wednesday’s season opener, an 8-1 trouncing of the Oilers by the Canucks.

Soucy skated in a pink non-contact jersey, indicating he’s nonetheless not fairly able to return to the lineup however is making progress, a welcome replace after studies earlier this week that he was seemingly out week-to-week.

Vancouver Canucks’ Carson Soucy (7) grabs Edmonton Oilers’ Lane Pederson (19) in the course of the first interval of a preseason NHL hockey sport in Vancouver, B.C., Saturday, Sept. 30, 2023.Photograph by DARRYL DYCK /THE CANADIAN PRESS

Head coach Rick Tocchet mentioned that Soucy will journey with the Canucks as they embark on five-game, 12-day street journey.

However the remainder of the Canucks’ damage information Friday wasn’t so good.

Teddy Blueger, who was initially thought to have a bruised knee, is now out week-to-week, Tocchet mentioned, and gained’t journey with the workforce, although if issues go effectively he might be part of the workforce on the street.

Vancouver Canucks goalie Thatcher Demko (35) stops Nils Hoglander (21) as Teddy Blueger (53) defends in the course of the opening day of the NHL hockey workforce’s coaching camp, in Victoria, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2023.Photograph by DARRYL DYCK /THE CANADIAN PRESS

Ilya Mikheyev was again in a non-contact jersey on Friday after having been skating in a daily jersey since Sunday. Tocchet mentioned earlier this week that Mikheyev is likely to be prepared for Tuesday’s sport in Philadelphia, however with this obvious step again in readiness you must marvel if that’s nonetheless a risk. The Canucks are slated to observe in Philadelphia forward of the sport Tuesday.

Each Mikheyev and Soucy skated forward of Friday’s observe as effectively, with expertise coach Yogi Svejkovsky placing them via some additional skating drills.

Ilya Mikheyev
Ilya Mikheyev #65 of the Vancouver Canucks arrives earlier than the sport in opposition to the Seattle Kraken at Local weather Pledge Area on January 25, 2023 in Seattle, Washington.Photograph by Steph Chambers /Getty Pictures

Lastly, Guillaume Brisebois stays out. Suspicion is he’s coping with a concussion, however Tocchet solely mentioned it’s an upper-body problem and doesn’t have a timeline for the defenceman’s return.

Brisebois took a heavy, excessive hit from Seattle’s Brandon Tanev in a pre-season sport every week in the past.

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