Ilya Bryzgalov News Archive
Bryzgalov (concussion) said Sunday that he's feeling "much better."
Bryzgalov (concussion) was placed on injured reserve Wednesday, Seth Rorabaugh of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
The Oilers confirmed Tuesday that Bryzgalov is dealing with concussion and whiplash symptoms.
The Oilers' decision to recall goaltender Jason LaBarbera on Monday indicates Bryzgalov could miss some time due to the head injury he suffered Sunday.
Bryzgalov made 28 saves on 29 shots, but then had to leave the game Sunday against the Stars with a head injury. He played 36:19 and did not return.
Bryzgalov (head) was forced to leave the game after colliding with a Stars player.
Bryzgalov will start in net for the Oilers on Sunday.
Coming off of a shutout in his Edmonton debut, Bryzgalov stopped 19 of 23 shots and was replaced by Devan Dubnyk before the start of the third period during the Oilers' 4-2 loss to the Blue Jackets on Friday.
Bryzgalov will make his second straight start for the Oilers on Friday against the Blue Jackets.
Bryzgalov, making his first start (after one relief appearance) as a member of the Oilers on Thursday, shut out the Predators on 33 shots.