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Mikhail Grabovski | Center | #84

Team: Vegas Golden Knights
Age / DOB:  (33) / 1/31/1984
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 186
Drafted: 2004 / Rd. 5 (150) / MON
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Mikhail Grabovski's status for the 2017-18 season is still unclear.
Nick Costonika of NHL.com reported Thursday that Grabovski arrived in Las Vegas for his physical and is hoping to be able to play. However, Golden Knights GM George McPhee said the team is still awaiting the results. He doesn't expect Grabovski to be available, but said "that's up to the doctors." Grabovski's stall was empty in the locker room. He missed the entire 2016-17 campaign because of post-concussion syndrome. Sep 15 - 9:09 AM

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The Vegas Golden Knights have agreed to take Mikhail Grabovski from the Islanders as part of a larger trade.

That will save the Islanders $5 million in cap space. Grabovski unfortunately didn't play at all in 2016-17 due to concussion issues. Prior to that he had been disappointing with the Islanders as he had just 44 points in 109 contests over the 2014-15 and 2015-16 campaigns.
Jun 21 - 9:18 PM

It's being speculated that Mikhail Grabovski could be heading to the Vegas Golden Knights.

The Islanders have a deal in place to send their first-round pick to Vegas to ensure that the Golden Knights take a designated player in the expansion draft. It's also believed that the trade has another layer that will allow New York to shed Grabovski's salary. He has been sidelined with a concussion since March 2016. We will find out how all the pieces fall into place on Wednesday when the Golden Knights reveal their team and the trades that have been made.
Jun 20 - 8:58 AM

Mikhail Grabovski (concussion) is on the injured non-roster list.

Grabovski failed his physical due to concussion symptoms that have been bothering him since last season. There's no known timetable for his recovery, which is to be expected when it comes to a concussion.
Mon, Sep 26, 2016 12:59:00 PM

Still dealing with concussion symptoms dating back to February, Mikhail Grabovski unsurprisingly failed his physical.

The veteran forward is still not cleared to skate as he continues to recover from a concussion. His season continues to be in doubt. However even when healthy, the veteran forward has a high of 13 goals and 35 points since his 2011-12 campaign, so prospective fantasy owners shouldn't feel like their talent pool just got thinner.
Sat, Sep 24, 2016 01:07:00 PM

Mikhail Grabovski is still dealing with concussion symptoms.

Grabovski has only played in one game since Feb. 19 and now his status for the start of 2016-17 is also in doubt. At this time he's not cleared to skate.
Thu, Sep 22, 2016 12:36:00 PM

Mikhail Grabovski (upper body) hasn't resumed practices yet.

He was seen in the dressing room after Sunday's double overtime win over Florida in Game 6, but he hasn't gotten back on the ice. That's not a good sign as he recovers from a suspected concussion. Grabovski hasn't played since Mar. 15 and is considered day-to-day.
Mon, Apr 25, 2016 01:53:00 PM

Mikhail Grabovski has resumed skating as he attempts to return from an upper body injury.

Grabovski has missed the last six games and 16 of the last 17 for the Islanders. He has nine goals and 25 points in 58 games.
Sun, Mar 27, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Mikhail Grabovski isn't expected to play Wednesday because of an upper-body injury.

He has been sidelined since Mar. 15. Grabovski has contributed just nine goals and 16 assists in 58 games this year.
Wed, Mar 23, 2016 06:29:00 PM

Mikhail Grabovski will miss Thursday's game in Nashville due to an undisclosed injury.

If not clear if his current problem is related, but Grabovski just returned from an upper-body injury on Tuesday. While the Islanders road trip will continue with a game in Dallas on Saturday, Grabovski has been sent back home to be evaluated.
Thu, Mar 17, 2016 03:53:00 PM

Mikhail Grabovski will get back into the lineup on Tuesday night.

He was a healthy scratch Monday after he was cleared to return from an upper-body injury. Grabovski has nine goals and 25 points in 57 games this season.
Tue, Mar 15, 2016 05:01:00 PM

Mikhail Grabovski is not in the lineup on Monday.

He was activated off injured reserve earlier today, but as expected he isn't in the fold yet. Brian Strait, Steve Bernier and Eric Boulton will be healthy scratches.
Source: NHL.com
Mon, Mar 14, 2016 07:06:00 PM

Mikhail Grabovski (upper body) has been activated from injured reserve.

Coach Jack Capuano said that the same forwards were expected to play Monday, so that could put off Grabovski's return to the lineup for another game. He hasn't played since Feb. 19 because of an upper-body injury.
Mon, Mar 14, 2016 12:09:00 PM

Mikhail Grabovski (upper body) practiced on Friday but will miss his 10th straight game Saturday.

At least Grabo is getting closer to returning as this is a big step for the center. He has nine goals and 25 points in 57 games and provides the Islanders with some secondary scoring as a bottom six forward.
Sat, Mar 12, 2016 08:35:00 AM

The New York Islanders placed Mikhail Grabovski on IR (upper body) retroactive to Feb. 19th.

Eric Boulton has been activated and inserted in to the lineup in Grabovski's place. Through 57 games this season he's posted nine goals and 25 points.
Sun, Feb 28, 2016 02:55:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Vadim Shipachyov
2Cody Eakin
3Erik Haula
4William Karlsson
5Tomas Nosek
6Reid Duke
7Mikhail Grabovski
LW1David Perron
2Jonathan Marchessault
3Oscar Lindberg
4William Carrier
RW1James Neal
2Reilly Smith
3Pierre-Edouard Bellemare
4Brendan Leipsic
5Alex Tuch
6David Clarkson
D1Nate Schmidt
2Colin Miller
3Jason Garrison
4Brayden McNabb
5Deryk Engelland
6Luca Sbisa
7Jon Merrill
8Brad Hunt
9Clayton Stoner
G1Marc-Andre Fleury
2Malcolm Subban
3Oscar Dansk