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Michael Grabner | Winger

Team: New York Islanders
Age / DOB:  (27) / 10/5/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 202
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Michael Grabner (lower body) has been placed on injured reserve.
He's retroactive to Dec 13. Grabner has been limited to five games this season and he's recorded two goals when he's been in the lineup. Dec 17 - 3:53 PM

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Michael Grabner is dealing with a lower-body injury.

Grabner is listed as day-to-day. As far as Monday's contest against the New Jersey Devils goes, Casey Cizikas (upper body) is healthy enough to return, so he will take Grabner's place in the lineup.
Dec 15 - 11:12 AM

Michael Grabner found the back of the net in a 5-4 loss to Minnesota on Tuesday.

Grabner was playing in just his third game since coming back from a sports hernia surgery. He's already scored twice since his return.
Dec 10 - 9:17 AM

Michael Grabner scored his first goal of the season on Saturday.

Grabner returned to action on Thursday after undergoing sports hernia surgery in the off-season and missing the first two months of the season. He scored 34 goals in his rookie season of 2010-11 but has not even come close since and do not expect him to do so this season.
Dec 7 - 9:00 AM

Michael Grabner (sports hernia) is projected to play on the second line Thursday.

Grabner was activated off of the injured reserve list on Wednesday. His projected linemates for his season debut are Mikhail Grabovski and Frans Nielsen.
Dec 4 - 10:04 AM

Michael Grabner (sports hernia) has been activated by the New York Islanders.

That sets the stage for Grabner to make his season debut on Thursday. He had 12 goals and 26 points in 64 contests in 2013-14.
Dec 3 - 12:11 PM

Michael Grabner (sports hernia) was unable to go on Friday.

Grabner partook in the morning skate and is getting very close to a return. He has not played yet this season as he underwent surgery just before the start of the season. The original prognosis was four-six weeks and he has just passed the six week mark so his return should be imminent.
Nov 22 - 9:17 AM

Michael Grabner (sports hernia) skated again at practice on Thursday.

He will travel with the team to Pittsburgh, but it's unclear if he'll play Friday. A decision is expected to be made on his status after the morning skate.
Nov 20 - 1:30 PM

Michael Grabner (hernia surgery) took part in his first practice of the season on Monday.

Grabner previously spent two weeks skating with skill development coach Bernie Cassell. He will probably need another week before he'll be ready to return to the Islanders' lineup.
Nov 18 - 11:07 AM

Michael Grabner (groin) has resumed skating.

It will still be several weeks before Grabner is ready to return to the Islanders' lineup. He's missed the first 13 games of New York's schedule.
Nov 8 - 11:02 AM

Michael Grabner has reportedly undergone sports hernia surgery.

A report by Andy Strickland was confirmed by Arthur Staple of New York Newsday. Grabner is out indefinitely and Strickland said that the winger could be sidelined for four-to-six weeks.
Oct 9 - 6:04 PM

Michael Grabner (upper body) will begin the year on injured reserve.

Apparently, he isn't close to returning, but he is retroactive to return from the time of his injury on Sept. 26. Grabner tallied 12 goals and 26 points in 64 games last season.
Oct 6 - 5:46 PM

Michael Grabner has an upper-body injury.

Grabner missed Friday's practice as a result. He had 12 goals and 26 points in 64 games in 2013-14.
Oct 3 - 11:17 AM

Michael Grabner (concussion) returned to action on Saturday April 5.

Grabner missed almost four weeks with the injury after he was hurt on March 10th against the Canucks. He only played 4:35 minutes in the first period before apparently re-injuring himself. Stay tuned as there is only a week left in the season and the Islanders could shut him down.
Apr 6 - 2:35 AM

Left winger Michael Grabner (concussion) participated in an hourlong practice Friday, and Islanders coach Jack Capuano hinted he could be available for today's home game against the Capitals.

"We'll check with the trainers and doctors and see if he's available to go," Capuano said.
Apr 5 - 10:42 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1John Tavares
2Mikhail Grabovski
3Frans Nielsen
4Ryan Strome
5Casey Cizikas
6Anders Lee
LW1Michael Grabner
2Matt Martin
3Eric Boulton
4Brock Nelson
RW1Kyle Okposo
2Nikolay Kulemin
3Josh Bailey
4Cal Clutterbuck
D1Lubomir Visnovsky
2Johnny Boychuk
3Nick Leddy
4Calvin De Haan
5Travis Hamonic
6Thomas Hickey
7Matt Carkner
8Brian Strait
9Matt Donovan
G1Jaroslav Halak
2Chad Johnson