Jason Garrison D TB 2 hours ago

Garrison will miss 3-4 weeks due to an upper-body injury, NHL.com reports.

Such a timetable effectively rules Garrison (who has 30 points in 70 games to date) out for the remainder of the regular season, further taxing a Tampa Bay blue line that will also be without Andrej Sustr for 1-2 weeks.

Jason Garrison D TB 2 days ago

Garrison (upper body) will not travel with the team for Tampa Bay's game against Montreal on Monday, reports.

Garrison left Saturday's game against Detroit with an upper body injury and did not return. According to Erlendsson, Garrison will be evaluated by team doctors in Tampa Bay.

Jason Garrison D TB 2 days ago

Garrison was ruled out from returning to Saturday's game against the Red Wings due to an upper-body injury, Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

Garrison skated just two shifts and logged 0:41 of ice time before departing. He should be considered questionable ahead of Monday's game in Montreal until the Lightning issue further word on the severity of his injury.

Jason Garrison D TB 2 days ago

Garrison left Saturday's game against the Red Wings in the first period after crashing into the boards, Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

Garrison was able to skate off the ice under his own power, but was sent to the locker room immediately. He hasn't been ruled out of Saturday's game just yet, and should be viewed as day-to-day until the team issues an update on his condition.

Jason Garrison D TB 1 week ago

Garrison potted the game-winning goal in Sunday's 5-3 victory over the Bruins.

With four goals and 30 points over 67 games, Garrison is scoring at a similar rate to what he posted in Vancouver a season ago, but his fantasy value has still noticed a sizable jump in Tampa Bay due to a sterling plus-28 rating. That rating puts him sixth in the league, and tops among all defensemen.

Jason Garrison D TB 3 weeks ago

Garrison picked up an assist on Tuesday in a 1-0 win over Montreal. He now has seven points -- all assists -- in his last nine games.

It's an interesting change for the heavy-shooting defender, who went from 16 goals in 2011-12 to just three this year. But he's playing a steady game for the Bolts and that's just what they need from him.

Jason Garrison D TB 1 month ago

Garrison's assist in Sunday's loss to Florida gives him six points -- all assists -- in his last seven games.

He had 20 points in his previous 51 outings, so this is a bit like winning the lottery for his owners. Take advantage of this run, but don't expect this kind of windfall to last too much longer.

Jason Garrison D TB 1 month ago

Garrison set up a pair of goals in Friday's 4-0 shutout of the visiting Blackhawks.

The big d-man set up both of Steven Stamkos' tallies in this one, grabbing the primary assist on each. Garrison has four points in the last four games and appears to be fully recovered from the lower body injury that kept him out of two matches on Feb. 7 and 8.

Jason Garrison D TB 2 months ago

Garrison (lower body) will likely rejoin the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Predators, the Tampa Tribune reports.After missing a pair of games over the weekend, Garrison took part in Tuesday's morning skate. There hasn't been any indication that his injury is serious, so a quick return to action would not be all that surprising.

Jason Garrison D TB 2 months ago

Garrison (lower body) won't play in Sunday's game against the Ducks, Bryan Burns of the team's official site reports.

Garrison was initially considered questionable for Sunday's game after missing Saturday due to the injury, but it appears the issue is serious enough to cost him multiple contests. His next chance to return will come Tuesday against the Predators, though practice over the next couple days should provide a minor indicator heading into the game.