If you listen to NHL coaches on the subject of injuries, they start to sound a lot like their brethren in the NFL.
Once a player gets hurt, coaches tend to ignore players who are not able to suit up and play. At least when it comes to acknowledging an injury and its significance with the media.
But injuries are a fact of life in the NHL. General managers must address their rosters and coaches must figure out how they are going to change their lineup and adjust their game plan.
Here's a look at the injuries that will have the greatest impact on the postseason. Teams that are likely to miss the playoffs are not included.