What injuries did Tavares suffer?
Tavares suffered a concussion and knee injury. He was hit by Canadiens defenseman Ben Chiarot. As he fell from the initial hit, he was struck in the head by Canadiens forward Corey Perry’s knee. Tavares left the ice on a stretcher and has yet to watch a replay of the incident.
What is Tavares condition?
Toronto Maple Leafs captain John Tavares says he doesn’t remember anything about the hit that ended his season. A lengthy stoppage followed as Tavares was escorted to hospital. “I’ve never been through anything remotely close to it,” Tavares said of the injury that was confirmed to be a concussion.
How long is Tavares injured?
A knee injury incurred during the collision would take a minimum of two weeks to heal. — May 21: Toronto releases a statement declaring Tavares “out indefinitely” but confirms that he has returned from the hospital. Coach Sheldon Keefe confirms that Tavares is dealing with a concussion.
How is Tavares update?
John Tavares is recovering well from his physical injuries. It’s the emotional wounds that will take longer to heal. The Maple Leafs’ captain spoke to media on Wednesday for the first time since suffering a concussion and knee injury on May 20. TORONTO — John Tavares is recovering well from his physical injuries.
What is wrong with Tavares?
Toronto Maple Leafs captain John Tavares has been cleared of all structural damage to his head, neck and spine, general manager Kyle Dubas said on Saturday, after he took a knee to the head in the first period of Thursday’s playoff game against the Montreal Canadiens.
How many concussions did John Tavares have?
According to CBS Sports’ NHL Injury Tracker, nine players suffered concussions by the time Tavares was injured.
Is Tavares OK?
He was thoroughly examined and assessed by the neurological team at St. Michael’s Hospital and the club’s medical director. He was kept overnight for observation and is now resting at home under the care and supervision of team physicians. Tavares will be out indefinitely.
How badly injured is John Tavares?
Maple Leafs coach Sheldon Keefe confirmed as much Friday afternoon. Tavares also sustained a knee injury during the collision and will miss a minimum of two weeks for the knee to recover. John Tavares has been cleared of all structural damage to his head, neck and spine, according to Kyle Dubas.
How old is John Tavares?
31 years (September 20, 1990)
John Tavares (born September 20, 1990) is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre and captain of the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected first overall by the New York Islanders in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, where he spent nine seasons and served as captain for five seasons.
How Long Will John Tavares be out?
How long are you out with a concussion NHL?
While most hockey players who are treated for a concussion recover within a week or two, some experience symptoms that may take months to resolve. According to the Mayo Clinic,6 post-concussion syndrome occurs when various symptoms last for weeks or even months following the injury.
Will Tavares be back?
Tavares is out indefinitely after being dismissed from the hospital Friday morning, per the team’s release. He is at home recovering and being monitored by team medical personnel. Coach Sheldon Keefe confirmed Tavares did suffer a concussion, per Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet.