Brad Stuart D COL 5 Months

Brad Stuart is finding himself rather healthy in the playoffs thus far.

Stuart was injured just before the Olympic break and sat out six weeks, returning on March 24. The long layoff seemed to heal all his injuries and he and the Sharks are now benefiting from the rest as he has been stellar defensively on the blueline for San Jose through the first two games of the playoffs. He has yet to get a point but is plus-four in the early going.

Brad Stuart D COL 6 Months

Brad Stuart (upper body) will return to San Jose's lineup in Monday's meeting with Calgary.

He has sat out the last 13 games with an upper-body injury after he was hurt on Feb. 7. Stuart is a good source of hits and blocks, but he shouldn't be on your radar if you are looking for points. He is slated to be paired with Justin Braun.

Brad Stuart D COL 6 Months

Brad Stuart is getting closer to a return to action.

He has been sidelined with an upper-body injury since February 7th but appears to be recovering quickly. He told reporters than there is virtually nothing he is restricted from doing now. Stuart will certainly be back before the playoffs. It is just a question of how many games he will be able to play as a tune up.

Brad Stuart D COL 6 Months

Brad Stuart (upper body) participated in the Sharks' Tuesday morning skate.

Stuart was hurt on Feb. 7 and hasn't played since. Skating with the Sharks was a big step forward for him, but there's still no firm timetable for his return. The silver lining is that Stuart has been able to use this time on the sidelines to build his strength, which might help him during the playoffs.

Brad Stuart D COL 7 Months

Brad Stuart won't play during San Jose's upcoming three-game road trip because of an upper-body injury.

He suffered the injury on Feb. 7 against Columbus before the Sharks started their Olympic break. Stuart skated briefly on Monday, but he didn't take part in the team's practice.

Brad Stuart D COL 10 Months

Brad Stuart scored the game-winning goal in San Jose's 3-2 overtime victory on Tuesday.

Stuart returned after spending Sunday's game in the press box. He now has four points in 12 games this season.

Brad Stuart D COL 10 Months

Brad Stuart will return to the Sharks' lineup after being listed as a healthy scratch on Sunday.

Stuart is projected to play alongside Justin Braun. He has three points in 11 contests in 2013-14.

Brad Stuart D COL 10 Months

Brad Stuart confirmed that he didn't miss Sunday's game due to an injury.

In other words, Stuart was a healthy scratch after recording three points in 11 games. "Obviously, when you lose some games, coaches are looking for ways to give the lineup a spark or get things going a little bit," Stuart said. There's a decent chance that he'll be back in the lineup on Tuesday.

Brad Stuart D COL 11 Months

Brad Stuart has finished serving his three-game ban and is eligible to return Thursday night in Dallas.

He's projected to take Dan Boyle's spot alongside Matt Irwin. Stuart was suspended for three games for an illegal check to the head of Rangers forward Rick Nash on Oct. 8.

Brad Stuart D COL 11 Months

Brad Stuart was suspended for three games by the NHL Wednesday.

Stuart will serve his punishment as a result of the elbow he delivered to the head of Rick Nash in Tuesday's contest between the Rangers and Sharks that left Nash with a likely concussion.