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Islanders' Grabovski to alter his game after concussions

New York Islanders center Mikhail Grabovski believes he needs to be more alert on the ice after missing 31 games last season due to a pair of concussions. "It's not a lot of space out there any more, so I need to change my game a little," Grabovski told Arthur Staple of Newsday. "You get older, you get smarter, right?" Grabovski missed the final 23 contests of the regular season...
Via Fox Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Over/Under: Nielsen, Grabovski, Kulemin

Our August over/under series continues as we plow through the Islanders top 13 forwards and discuss whether they can surpass or will underwhelm across a statistical category. First three: Tavares, Okposo, Lee Round two: Strome, Nelson, Bailey Frans Nielsen: Over/Under 45 points Over: A reasonable expectation of about a point every two games shouldn’t be too difficult for, arguably...
Via Islanders Insight
August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Injury Update: Mikhail Grabovski Avoids Concussion & Will Be Evaluated For Upper Body Injury

Last night, New York Islanders center Mikhail Grabovski avoided serious injury after taking a massive hit from San Jose Sharks enforcer John Scott. Grabovski was helped from the ice and did not return to the game. The injury occurred midway through the first period. #456556090 / Have heard that Mikhail Grabovski does not have a concussion. Upper body injury...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Mikhail Grabovski strikes back at Jeremy Roenick

Jeremy Roenick dishes it. But will he be able to take it? Grabovski Instagrammed a response to Roenick’s harsh criticism of his new contract with the Islanders. Here is the screen grab, via i.imgur: Roenick is no stranger to feuds, but very rarely do we see someone strike back at him. Grabovski’s poke at Roenick wasn’t as good as Patrick Roy, who once destroyed Roenick, but...
Via Puck Drunk Love
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Caps' Mikhail Grabovski aggrivates ankle injury; goes back on shelf

The human ankle is a conglomerate of bones and ligaments that naturally work against each other to enable us to walk, run and, in hockey, skate.  It is a miraculous mechanism which relies on all of these moving parts to be in perfect sync - otherwise, one can experience pain.Or "Big Pain" as Washington Capitals' centerman Mikhail Grabovski put it when he was forced to the shelf...
Via Sports Injury Alert
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Caps' Grabovski anxious to hit the ice (among other things) after the break

Mikhail Grabovski is certainly no stranger to speaking his mind, nor is he shy about settling scores, the sometimes abrasive Belarusian's way with words highlighted with many colorful metaphors and his physical aggression both on and off the ice label the six year veteran centerman a bit of an it should come as no surprise to anyone that Grabovski wanted...
Via Sports Injury Alert
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Caps' Grabovski returns after face is cut by skate

When Mikhail Grabovski jumped to his feet quickly and skated off after lingering on the ice following an injury, boos rained down from the Air Canada Centre crowd. A replay showed just how badly Grabovski was injured. The Washington Capitals center had blood pouring from his face after he was cut by the right skate of Toronto's David Clarkson's late in the second period. Grabovski...
Via AP on Fox
November 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Washington’s Mikhail Grabovski Takes Inadvertent Skate to Face, Returns to Ice After Receiving 20 Stitches (GIF)

Toronto hasn’t been kind to Mikhail Grabovski. On Saturday, the Washington Capitals forward faced his former team for the first time since the Maple Leafs bought out the remainder of his contract this past summer, but his homecoming was a bit more bloody than he presumably expected. As Grabovski made a diving attempt to get to the puck, David Clarkson‘s skate accidentally clipped...
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

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