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Michael Grabner | Winger

Team: New York Islanders
Age / DOB:  (27) / 10/5/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 186
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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

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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

Michael Grabner's upper-body injury is a concussion.

Grabner was hurt during Monday's 7-4 victory over Vancouver. As is often the case with concussions, it's not clear how long he'll spend on the sidelines.
Mar 12 - 1:23 PM

Michael Grabner sustained an upper-body injury during the Islanders' 7-4 win on Monday.

Grabner didn't participate in the third period as a result. The severity of his injury hasn't been revealed yet.
Mar 11 - 9:45 AM

Michael Grabner scored the game winning goal in overtime and added an assist in Tuesday's 3-2 Islanders victory over Winnipeg.

Grabner has been hot lately, with three goals in four games since the Olympic break.
Mar 4 - 11:38 PM

Michael Grabner experienced the rare feat of scoring a pair of shorthanded goals for the Islanders in Thursday's 5-4 overtime win over Toronto.

Grabner's goals actually came on the same Toronto man advantage, which was particularly disastrous for the Maple Leafs. Anders Lee also pitched in with a pair of tallies in the win while Lubomir Visnovsky scored the overtime winner.
Feb 27 - 10:08 PM

Michael Grabner has struggled to capitalize on his chances in the NHL this season, but he's been in scoring in bunches for Austria at the Olympics.

He entered the Olympic break with two goals in his last 14 contests, but he's registered five markers in three matches in Sochi. Grabner has recorded just nine goals in 56 games and he went through a 31-game drought after scoring a pair in the Islanders' regular-season opener. His offensive touch may not carry over once the NHL resumes play, but he could be worth monitoring.
Feb 17 - 10:09 AM

Michael Grabner had two goals and an assist in Austria's 3-1 win over Norway.

Grabner has done everything he could to help Austria in this tournament with an incredible five goals and six points in three contests. Michael Raffl accounted for the nation's other goal.
Feb 16 - 7:44 AM

Michael Grabner had a minus-three rating in Austria's 6-0 loss to Canada.

Grabner is one of the few NHL players on Austria, but he couldn't do much to save his team in this match. He logged 18:14 minutes and managed two shots on goal against the Canadians.
Feb 14 - 3:11 PM

Michael Grabner scored three times including 36 seconds into the first period but it wasn't enough as Austria dropped an 8-4 decision to Finland at the Olympics Thursday.

Grabner beat Tuukka Rask twice in the third period as he tapped the first one past the Finnish netminder and wristed his hat trick goal late in the third. The Austrians were even with the Finns for the first 19 minutes of the game as the Finns tied the game at one before Thomas Vanek set up Thomas Hundertpfund to make it 2-1 for Austria. Michael Raffl assisted on two goals by Grabner with Canadian-born Brian Lebler also picking up a helper.
Feb 13 - 5:18 AM

Michael Grabner had a goal and an assist in the Islanders' 6-3 loss to Boston.

Grabner has four points in his last three games. That gives him nine goals and 11 assists in 51 contests in 2013-14.
Jan 28 - 9:59 AM

Michael Grabner scored a goal and dished out an assist for the Islanders in Thursday's 6-4 loss to Pittsburgh.

The lightning fast skater's goal was just his eighth of the season, a disappointing figure for a player considered to be a sniper. Brock Nelson, Josh Bailey and Kyle Okposo all found the back of the net for the Isles in the loss.
Jan 23 - 11:41 PM

Depth Charts

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