NHL Teams Most Impacted by Injuries in the 2015-16 Season

November 9th, 2015 by Carol Schram Leave a reply »
We're barely into the second month of the 2015-16 NHL season, but some of the game's biggest names have already been bounced into the trainer's room due to injuries.

Last year's most valuable player, Carey Price of the Montreal Canadiens, has been on the sidelines for more than a week with a lower-body injury and has now left his team for further medical evaluation, according to Arpon Basu of NHL.com. 

Remarkably, Price's absence has caused barely a ripple of concern in hockey-mad Montreal so far. Rookie Mike Condon has guided the Canadians to a 3-0-1 record in Price's absence, and the otherwise-healthy team remains comfortably perched at the top of the NHL standings.

Elsewhere, the situation is different. Some teams have proved able to withstand injuries to key players so far, while others are sagging as they try to get by.

The Man Games Lost website does an excellent job of tracking which teams are most affected by injuries—in terms of games lost and the importance of those missing to their teams.

Working off that data, here's a look at the six NHL clubs that have felt the biggest impacts from injuries so far ...

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