Ward's in, Weight's out
Eric Duhatschek has the latest injury info from Edmonton, and we've learned the Hurricanes will be without veteran Doug Weight for Saturday's Game 6. Defenceman Aaron Ward, who missed time in Game 5 with some undisclosed hurts, will play.
Weight had three goals and 13 points in 23 games in the postseason so far, so it's debatable how much Carolina will miss him. He did play a considerable amount on the power play, and had picked up three points in five games against the Oilers. Still, in this series, Weight is behind six other 'Canes forwards in terms of icetime, and his contributions are only slightly beyond that of a third liner.
Throughout these playoffs, Weight has averaged less than 12 minutes a game at even strength.