Eakin (lower-body) could play on Sunday.
Eakin missed Friday's game, but was on the ice on Saturday morning and could be available on Sunday in Winnipeg. He has 29 points (13G / 16A) in 65 games this season.
Eakin (lower-body) will not play Friday and is listed as day-to-day.
Eakin suffered the lower-body injury on Tuesday and will miss tonight's clash with the Flames. The AHL's leading scorer Travis Morin has been recalled and will take his spot on Dallas' second line.
Eakin (lower-body) is doubtful for Friday.
Eakin did not participate in Stars' practice this morning and likely will not be in the lineup vs. the Flames tomorrow. No word on if the Stars plan to recall anyone from Texas (AHL) at this time.
#Caps line rushes this am: 50-15-42
Eakin is a healthy scratch with Backstrom back in the lineup. He has four goals and eight points in 30 games.
Appears as if Eakin is in
Eakin draws back in on the fourth line. In 29 games, he has four goals and eight points.
The #Caps have recalled center Cody Eakin from AHL Hershey.
No word on who Eakin replaces in the lineup. The rookie has four goals and eight points in 29 games.
#Caps send Cody Eakin back to Hershey. #HBH
Eakin scored four goals and eight points in 29 games. He probably gets another look this season.
#Caps recall Cody Eakin.
The rookie has four goals and eight points in 29 games.
That's because the Caps sent him back to the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League, just another trip back up I-83 for the 20-year-old center.
Eakin goes back to the AHL in order to clear room for Alex Ovechkin. He has four goals and eight points through 29 games.
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have signed forward Joel Rechlicz to an entry-level contract and recalled him and forward Cody Eakin from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today.
Expect Eakin to center the fourth line once again. The rookie has four goals and eight points through 27 games.
#Caps send Cody Eakin to Hershey Bears. Basically a move to get him ice time during All-Star break. #HBH
Eakin, like many other rookies, will stay fresh in the AHL during the break.
#Caps sent Cody Eakin back to Hershey this morning.
Eakin goes back to the minors, where he will play in all situations. He has three goals and six points over 20 games for the Caps but has no fantasy hockey value in the minors.
Eakin will play vs the CBJ
Sounds like Eakin will center the fourth line tonight. He scored three goals and six points in his first stint with the Caps.
#Caps announce they have recalled Cody Eakin
Eakin could play tomorrow night considering the Caps are playing back-to-back games.
Eakin will get a chance to play more regular minutes in Hershey, likely on one of the top two lines. He's expected to play Sunday against the Norfolk Admirals.
Eakin has three goals and six points in 19 games with the Caps and likely gets called back up due to an injury.
The rookie has three goals and six points in 15 games including a goal in last night's game.
Cody Eakin is taking extra work as is John Erskine, whose shoulder must not be ready.
Eakin will sit after playing yesterday. The rookie may be a bit banged up from a Zach Bogosian hit. He was a minus-2 last night which also could contribute to sitting.
Capitals rookie Cody Eakin practiced on Thursday but is expected to wait until game time to decide if he’s playing in today’s 4 p.m. game against the New York Rangers at the Verizon Center.
Eakin will be a game-time decision so check back on his status around 3:30 EST. The rookie scored two goals and five points through his first 10 NHL games.
“No headaches or anything, definitely not a concussion,” said Eakin, who finished out the game skating five more shifts. “I was buzzing a little bit after, but I don’t think the impact was too, too solid.”
Doesn't sound like Eakin will miss any playing time after getting his bell rung on Wednesday night. The rookie scored two goals and five points through his first 10 NHL games.
Eakin gets back onto a scoring line after a brief stint on the third line. The rookie has a goal and four points over his first seven games. Expect him to get more of a role as the season progresses.