The Capitals are already without Evgeny Kuznetsov and now they have lost one of their best two-way centermen due to injury.
During the second period of Game Two, Lars Eller went down the tunnel with head athletic trainer Jason Serbus with a lower-body injury. He did not return for the third period.
Eller is not back for start of third
— Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) May 18, 2021
The Capitals PR said Eller was “doubtful” to return.
INJURY UPDATE #Caps Lars Eller is doubtful to return to tonight’s game (lower body)
— CapitalsPR (@CapitalsPR) May 18, 2021
According to the NBC Sports Washington telecast, Eller’s left leg was hooked from behind as went to one knee to put a shot on goal.
Eller had a tough time getting back to the bench and didn’t put much pressure on his left leg.
Screenshot courtesy of NBCSN
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