Skip to main content

Headlines

news

Ekman-Larsson of Coyotes sustains lower-body injury in loss to Sharks

Defenseman will be re-evaluated Sunday

NHL.com @NHL

Arizona Coyotes defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson sustained a lower-body injury during a 5-4 shootout loss against the San Jose Sharks at Gila River Arena on Saturday.

Ekman-Larsson got tangled with Sharks forward Mikkel Boedker early in overtime and needed help leaving the ice. He is expected to be re-evaluated on Sunday.

"It's too early (to know)," coach Rick Tocchet told the Coyotes website when asked about the severity of Ekman-Larsson's injury. "It's a guessing thing until they see him [Sunday]."

Ekman-Larsson, 26, had 12 goals and 27 assists in 79 games with the Coyotes last season. He led them with an average of 24:36 of ice time per game.

View More

The NHL uses cookies, web beacons, and other similar technologies. By using NHL websites or other online services, you consent to the practices described in our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service, including our Cookie Policy.