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Radko Gudas | Defenseman

Team: Tampa Bay Lightning
Age / DOB:  (24) / 6/5/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 204
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Radko Gudas was sporting a visor on Monday night.
He had been wearing a full face shield for two weeks, which was necessary after a fight with Washington's Tom Wilson on Nov. 1. Gudas was credited with four hits and a plus-2 rating in 15:16 of ice time versus the Rangers. Nov 18 - 9:51 AM

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Radko Gudas (lower body) returned to action on Friday.

The defenseman had a typical Radko Gudas game as he got into a fight, took a couple of minors and blocked four shots. He also had three hits and a couple of shots on goal with a minus-one rating. Put him back in your lineup if you need penalty minutes.
Oct 25 - 1:56 AM

Radko Gudas may be able to return from his lower-body injury as early as Friday's game against Winnipeg.

Coach Jon Cooper said Thursday that Gudas is very close to returning to the lineup. Gudas has missed the past four games due to the ailment.
Oct 23 - 3:11 PM

Radko Gudas (lower body) didn't skate Monday and he sat out his third consecutive game.

He was able to ride the stationary bike, but isn't expected to play Tuesday night in Calgary either. Coach Jon Cooper expects Gudas to play at some point during Tampa Bay's road trip.
Oct 21 - 10:31 AM

Radko Gudas (lower body) didn't practice Thursday.

He's expected to play during Tampa Bay's upcoming five-game road trip. Gudas is day-to-day with a lower-body injury.
Oct 17 - 11:53 AM

Radko Gudas didn't play Tuesday due to a lower-body injury.

Gudas was seen sporting an ice pack on his ankle area after Monday's game against Montreal. He is listed as day-to-day.
Oct 15 - 10:43 AM

Radko Gudas got off with a warning for elbowing Scottie Upshall in the jaw.

The league felt that Upshall assumed a posture that made the contact to his head unavoidable and that's why Gudas didn't receive supplemental discipline. Gudas chips in a bit offensively, but he's mostly known in fantasy circles as a guy that averages more than two penalty minutes per game.

Radko Gudas may hear from the league after his elbow caught Florida's Scottie Upshall in the jaw in Thursday's contest.

"The ref obviously said he didn't see it," said Upshall. Gudas was credited with four hits in the match, but one of them could end up costing him some game action and some cash.
Oct 10 - 10:22 AM

Radko Gudas has sustained a lower-body injury.

Gudas will not be available on Tuesday as a result. Tampa Bay is down 3-0 in its first round series to Montreal, so if the Lightning don't win this game, then Gudas will have all summer to recover.
Apr 22 - 6:40 PM

Radko Gudas received a match penalty on Saturday for a hit on Dallas agitator Antoine Roussel, but he won't face disciplinary action.

It wasn't stated if the league planned to rescind the penalty. Gudas has 21 points and is tied for fifth in the league with 152 minutes in the sin bin.
Apr 7 - 11:19 AM

Radko Gudas returned to Tampa Bay's lineup from a lower-body injury on Thursday March 13.

He racked up 10 hits and earned a two-minute penalty during 19:43 of ice time in a 5-4 win over Florida. Gudas sat out four games with his lower-body ailment.
Mar 14 - 2:29 AM

Radko Gudas (lower body) is questionable to play on Thursday night against the Florida Panthers.

He has been sidelined since Mar. 2 because of a lower-body ailment. Gudas has been skating so he could be close to getting back into the lineup.
Mar 12 - 9:30 AM

Radko Gudas (lower body) won't be back in the lineup on Monday.

However, he was able to skate in the morning wearing a regular jersey. Gudas hopes to return to the fold on Thursday.
Mar 10 - 4:57 PM

The Lightning are hopeful that Radko Gudas can return to action sometime next week.

He's been ruled out of Saturday night's game against Boston due to a lower-body injury but has been progressing in his recovery. Gudas practiced on Friday with his Tampa teammates and was on the ice again Saturday. Check back with us on Monday for updates on Gudas' status.
Mar 8 - 10:18 AM

Radko Gudas (lower body) took part in Friday's practice.

The downside is Gudas was wearing a no-contact jersey and isn't expected to return on Saturday. He has 16 points and 122 penalty minutes in 56 games this season.
Mar 7 - 1:30 PM

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