Red Wings' Lalonde Provides Update On Dylan Larkin

While speaking to reporters, Detroit Red Wings head coach Derek Lalonde provided an update regarding captain Dylan Larkin's injury. The Red Wings' bench boss shared that the team will be placing Larkin on injured reserve (IR) and will be out for at least a week. However, he also noted that there is no definite recovery timeline yet, and it has not been confirmed that Larkin has or does not have a concussion. 

Larkin suffered his frightening injury last game against the Ottawa Senators after being punched in the head by Mathieu Joseph. The captain laid down on the ice before later getting off it without needing a stretcher.

The hope is now that Larkin's recovery is a speedy one and that the star forward does not suffer any setbacks in the process. 

In 24 games this season, Larkin has 11 goals, 25 points, and a plus-9 rating. He has been a big reason for the Red Wings' early-season success, and the club will be hoping that he is good enough to return to action soon because of it.

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