Kulfan: Dylan Larkin’s dealing with a nagging foot injury

Red Wings forward Dylan Larkin offered an update regarding what turns out to be a minor foot injury after practice today, as noted by the Detroit News’s Ted Kulfan..

Larkin skated briefly Thursday during one of the Red Wings’ split practices, but exactly when he’ll make his first appearance in a preseason game is unclear.

“I’m not sure,” said Larkin, when asked if he’ll play in one of the two games this weekend. “I feel good on the ice, just taking it easy, I guess, resting up and I hope to play soon. But I’m not sure (when he’ll play).”

Larkin called it a “nagging injury, I don’t even call it an injury,” bothering his foot and heel.

“It’s just a thing going on with my foot and heel, (we’re) just trying to figure it out. It’s something that came up during training (over the summer), running, and trying to figure it out, to settle it own .I skated today and and it felt good. We’ll see what tomorrow feels like.”

Kulfan continues, and the Wings just posted a video of Larkin’s remarks:

“I feel good on the ice. Just taking it easy, resting up. I hope to play soon,” – Dylan gives an update and talks Hirose & Veleno. pic.twitter.com/NYLq5WB04R— Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) September 19, 2019

Update: The Free Press’s Helene St. James also posted a video of Larkin’s remarks:

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2 thoughts on “Kulfan: Dylan Larkin’s dealing with a nagging foot injury”

  1. Yes missing a few preseason games will give other prospects a bit longer look .

    It has been bothering him since the summer, hmmm

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