Unfortunate Injury Update On Top Blackhawks prospect

Published October 4, 2023 at 2:46
BY JOSHUA
     
The Chicago Sun-Times' NHL Insider Ben Pope reported a status update regarding Philip Kurashev.

Kurashev has suffered a wrist injury, which has forced him out of the lineup for at least a week.

Kurashev is going to resume skating but his wrist injury will keep him out at least another week, Richardson said, so he might miss a few regular season games.




Although Kurashev will miss a week of play, he has been skating, which has continued in the meantime.

Sadly, this is his second injury this year, having suffered a shoulder injury in March. Thankfully, no surgery was necessary.

Kurashev is likely to play top-six for the Blackhawks once he becomes healthy. In 70 games with the Blackhawks last year, Kurashev had nine goals and 16 assists.

During the rebuild, a player like Kurashev is needed in the top-six, but once they are ready to contend, he may be a middle-six forward.

The presence of veteran forwards acquired in the off-season, such as Taylor Hall, Nick Foligno, and Corey Perry, should benefit Kurashev, hopefully leading to the team's long-term success.

As Seen On: prohockeyrumors.com
POLL
October 4   |   73 answers
Unfortunate Injury Update On Top Blackhawks prospect

Do you think Philip Kurashev will step up this year?

Yes5271.2 %
No2128.8 %
LIST OF POLLS
Latest 10 stories