After scoring the opening goal last night in the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-3 overtime win over the Washington Capitals, Alex Wennberg was hit on a dirty play from Tom Wilson and knocked from the game with an upper body injury.
Today, GM Jarmo Kekalainen confirmed our fears:
#CBJ Jarmo Kekalainen says Alexander Wennberg is “doubtful” for Sunday’s Game 2.— Aaron Portzline (@Aportzline) April 13, 2018
Brandon Dubinsky will have to step up and play well in Wennberg’s absence.
Tom Wilson has a call today with the NHL Department of Player Safety regarding the hit.
UPDATE: No hearing for Tom Wilson.