“It sounds to me like he’s done for the tournament,” Holland said. “I don’t expect him to play.”
It’s not clear if Ericsson’s injury is significant enough to hinder his summer training in any way. He missed some time during the 2011-12 campaign, but that was due to a broken wrist.
His injury doesn’t seem to have slowed down Team Sweden. Through four games, Sweden has a 4-0 record with wins to Norway, the Czech Republic, Denmark, and Germany. They’ve won all of their games by at least two goals.
PHT Morning Skate: Shane Doan takes a (friendly) shot at the Miracle on Ice
The Pittsburgh Penguins ended a long run of playoff overtime struggles on Wednesday … and are now one win away from ending the Washington Capitals’ season.
Many expected the Penguins to crater on defense without Kris Letang (they were 2-8-1 in the regular season without him). While there were shaky moments, Pittsburgh emphasized its speed and other strengths in taking a 3-2 overtime thriller against Washington.
With that, the Penguins’ series lead grows to 3-1.
Trevor Daley, traded to Blackhawks for Sharp & Johns and to #Pens for Scuderi (who was flipped to LA for Ehrhoff) played 28:41 in G4 W.