Necas (undisclosed) is on the ice for warmups and is expected to play in Game 1.
Necas (undisclosed) practiced on Friday; could play in Game 1.
Necas hasn't been on the ice much during the NHL's Return to Play Program but head coach Rod Brind'Amour said that he "looked really good" on Frida and has not ruled him out for Game 1 on Saturday. Monitor Necas' status as the Hurricanes hit the ice for warmups at 11:30 am ET.
Necas (lower-body) will return to the Hurricanes lineup on Tuesday.
Necas has missed the last four games with a lower-body injury but will draw back into the lineup in Edmonton. Necas, who has 16 points (6G / 10A) in 26 games this season, will skate on the third line with Ryan Dzingel and Lucas Wallmark.
Necas will not play Saturday due to a lower-body injury.
Necas will be a healthy scratch on Thursday.
Necas will make his NHL debut in Edmonton on Tuesday.
Necas was the No.12 overall pick this summer and sat out the first three games of the season, but will make his debut tonight in Edmonton. Necas is a gifted offensive player, who collected 15 points (7G / 8A) in 41 games with Brno Kometa of the Czech league last season. Necas likely won’t stick with the Hurricanes, but he will get a chance to get some NHL experience under his belt and could see a handful of games. He has a some intrigue in daily contests tonight because he will be playing with Sebastian Aho and Elias Lindholm—a very dynamic trio that could make some noise vs. Oilers’ backup Laurent Brossoit.
The Hurricanes signed Martin Necas to a three-year, entry-level contract on July 14th.
The Hurricanes select Martin Necas with the 12th overall pick.
Necas has high-end offensive ability and registered 15 points (7G / 8A) in 41 games en route to a Championship with HC Kometa Brno of the Czech Republic’s top league. Necas has great speed and creativity and brings a ton of compete to the Hurricanes' farm system.