Nick Bjugstad News Archive
Bjugstad indicated Wednesday that his head injury was nothing serious and he would have dressed for Game 7 against the Islanders, Harvey Fialkov of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports.
Bjugstad (head) will not play in Game 6 against the Islanders, Shannon Hogan of MSG Networks reports.
Bjugstad (head) did not travel with the Panthers to New York on Saturday, but remains questionable for Sunday's Game 6 against the Islanders, Harvey Fialkov of the Sun Sentinel reports.
Bjugstad spilled head first into the boards Friday night while facing the Islanders for Game 5, ultimately requiring stitches, Thomas Drance of Sportsnet reports. Per Drance, Panthers coach Gerard Gallant said he doesn't believe the injury is serious but will not know for certain until Bjugstad gets reevaluated Saturday.
Bjugstad scored his first career playoff goal and chipped in an assist in Friday's 3-1 win over the Islanders in Game 2.