Jordan Eberle Injures Shoulder, Out 4-6 Weeks

The Oilers are a team on the brink, according to many. However, they’re young enough and are shallow enough that one injury to a key player could seriously impair their ability to succeed this season.

In Tuesday night’s match against the Arizona Coyotes, Jordan Eberle exited the game with a shoulder injury. The team announced during the game that he would not return to the ice, though they did not confirm that it was indeed his shoulder.

Moving behind the net in the offensive zone, Eberle took a shove to the back that had him hitting the boards awkwardly. Take a look at the play in the GIF below.

We’ll update after the game when coach Todd McLellan offers comment on Eberle and whether the injury is something they’ll reevaluate or if he was just being held out of the rest of the game as a precaution, since preseason games are meaningless.


Jason Gregor of on Eberle’s injury:

He later expanded on that report:

Todd McLellan said he will know more about Eberle tomorrow, but he definitely will not be practicing. “It is not good,” I was told regarding the injury. How not good is too early to tell, but it doesn’t sounds like he will be out longer than simply day-to-day. It puts a damper on what has been a very positive preseason thus far for the Oilers.

The team has announced the they will be without Eberle for 4-6 weeks.

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