JACK HUGHES INJURY TIMELINE SO FAR:
11 PM EST 11/3/2023
As of 11 PM Eastern time, Elliote Friedman reports, “The word on Jack Hughes is it might take a day or two to figure out how serious things are/aren’t”.
Jack Hughes reported on plane to Chicago.
6:30 PM EST 11/4/2023
Max Willman (C) called up from Utica to join the team in Chicago, further proving Hughes will not be returning.
9:00PM EST 11/4/2023
Elliote Friedman reports that Jack Hughes injury is not as bad as it could have been. Which really still does not tell us much. “Thankfully, a worst-case scenario has been avoided, will miss some time but not as bad as it could have been”- Elliote Friedman
5:30PM EST 11/5/2023
Jack Hughes returns to New Jersey to be seen by their team of Doctors and care staff.
7:45PM EST 11/5/2023
Max Willman scores his First Devils goal in his first game after being called up in the First period vs. Chicago
8:00PM EST 11/9/2023
Kevin Weekes reports that Jack Hughes’s injury timeline may end about three weeks from the time of injury. Also, Weekes said that Hughes is doing everything he can physically and mentally to get back out there healthy as soon as possible. According to Weekes, the Nico Hischier injury is more of a question mark.
MAX WILLMAN CALLED UP TO REPLACE HUGHES
Max Willman has been recalled from the Utica Comets to join the New Jersey Devils in Chicago. It seems as if this is what we needed to see to get a hint of the condition of Jack Hughes. The Devils organization and Coach Lindy Ruff are very quiet and sometimes misleading regarding reporting players’ injuries. Because of this, fans are worried both Nico Hischier’s and Jack Hughes’s injuries are worse than we are aware of. They have every right to think that way after looking at the recent past and how Devils star’s injuries have been reported, usually said to be a lot less significant than the reality behind the scenes.
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