Patrick Eaves Injury: Updates on Stars Forward’s Concussion and Return

February 13th, 2015 by Joseph Zucker Leave a reply »

Stars forward Patrick Eaves has been placed on injured reserve with a concussion suffered on Feb. 13. 

Continue for updates. 

Eaves Placed on IR With Concussion Saturday, Feb. 14 Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News reported that Eaves was placed on injured reserve with a concussion. Heika also reported Eaves had no fractures in his skull.

Eaves Injured by Shot Friday, Feb. 13 

Friday night couldn't have gone much worse for the Dallas Stars. Tyler Seguin took a massive hit from Florida Panthers defenseman Dmitry Kulikov in the third period, which knocked him out of the game, and John Klingberg struck teammate Patrick Eaves in the face with an errant slap shot.

Sportsnet provided footage of the play:

George Richards of The Miami Herald reported that Eaves received medical attention after the game to determine the severity of the problem:

The Stars are three points back of the Calgary Flames for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference.

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