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Injuries and Recalls
By Richard Gonzalez
Compher broke his right thumb in the controversial 4-3closs to the St. Louis Blues. Compher got his fourth point (1 goal and 3 assists) of the season after he assisted on Alexander Kerfoot‘s goal in the first period. In the second period, Compher blocked a shot from defenseman Alex Pietrangelo which resulted in his injury.
Jost returned to play against the Blues after missing 2 games with a bone bruise below the knee. The injury occurred after he was cross-checked by Bruins’ defenseman Adam McQuaid. Jost, who has 2 points (1 goal and 1 assists), suffered a lower-body injury and left in the game against the Blues.
Mike Chambers of the Denver Post reports Compher is out approximately three weeks and Jost will miss approximately 2-3 weeks.
Patrik Nemeth, who missed one game due to a shoulder injury, was also hurt in the game against the Blues. Nemeth has 3 assists this season and is listed day-to-day. He is expected to play in the Avalanche’s next game on Tuesday against the Dallas Stars.
Greer was first recalled by the Avalanche on November 13, 2016. He played in 5 games with the big club and recorded his first NHL point which was an assist. Greer has played in two games with the Rampage this season and has 2 assists.
Bourque signed a professional try-out contract with the Avalanche last September and ultimately was offered a contract on October 10, 2016. Bourque played in 6 games with the Avalanche last season but did not record a point. Bourque has played in five games with the Rampage this season and has a goal and an assist.
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October 26th, 2017