Marc-Edouard Vlasic D SAN 20 Hrs

Vlasic (undisclosed) has been ruled out of Sunday's game against the Penguins.

Vlasic left Saturday's game against the Flyers with an undisclosed injury, and was ultimately unable to return to the contest. It isn't clear how serious his injury is, but the fact that he has already been ruled out of Sunday's matchup with the Penguins is cause for concern. The team should provide an update on Vlasic's status in the coming days.

Marc-Edouard Vlasic D SAN 23 Hrs

Vlasic left Saturday's game against the Flyers with an undisclosed injury, Kevin Kurz of CSN Bay Area reports.

It's not clear what resulted in Vlasic's removal from the game, but he's been unable to take a shift since the 15:53 mark of the first period. The Sharks are viewing him as questionable to return, but the team seems more likely to exercise precaution. Consider him day-to-day until more information is revealed.

Marc-Edouard Vlasic D SAN 25 Days

Vlasic tallied his eighth goal of the season in Tuesday's win over the Canucks.

The eight goals match Vlasic's output from the last two seasons combined. He's benefited greatly from a 10.3 shooting rate that is nearly six points higher than his career percentage, so it wouldn't be surprising if Vlasic ends up falling short of the double-digit goals despite 17 games remaining on the Sharks' schedule.

Marc-Edouard Vlasic D SAN 1 Month

Vlasic had a goal and played 24:07 in Thursday's win over the Stars.Vlasic's first two games back from injury came with a collective minus-5 rating. He changed that on Thursday, getting his first point since returning and posting a plus-2 rating. It looks like there's no need to worry about lingering effects of his injury.

Marc-Edouard Vlasic D SAN 1 Month

Vlasic (upper body) is slated to play Sunday against the Lightning, Kevin Kurz of CSN Bay Area reports.Per the report, with Vlasic back in the mix, one of the Sharks' left-handed defenseman (Scott Hannan, Matt Irwin or Mirco Mueller) is in line to be the odd man out of Sunday night's lineup.

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The Sharks have activated Vlasic (upper body) from injured reserve, the team's official site reports.Vlasic, who last suited up on Feb. 5, thus appears on track to be available for Sunday's game against the Lightning. The blueliner has recorded 17 points and 15 PIM in 52 games to date.

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Vlasic (upper body) is considered "a possibility" to play Sunday against the Lightning, CSN Bay Area reports.Vlasic, who been held out of the Sharks' previous four games, resumed practicing with the team Saturday. The team will reevaluate him after Sunday's morning skate before making a call on his availability for the game.

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Vlasic skated with the team on Saturday, David Pollak of the San Jose Mercury News reports.It's evident that Vlasic's health is trending upwards. However, at this point in time, it still isn't clear whether or not he'll be able to suit up on Sunday when the Sharks take on the Lightning. The team should shed some light on Vlasic's availability prior to Sunday's contest.

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Vlasic didn't travel with the team to Arizona and he will not play Friday against the Coyotes, the San Jose Mercury News reports.Vlasic suffered an upper-body injury at some point last week, and he will continue to sit on injured reserve through Friday. There is some good news on his situation, as he skated Friday and coach Todd McLellan insisted he does not have a concussion. He's eligible to return from injured reserve at any point, so now it's just a question of being fully healthy.

Marc-Edouard Vlasic D SAN 2 Months

Vlasic was placed on injured reserve Sunday.

Vlasic was initially believed to be dealing with an illness, but coach Todd McLellan clarified that he was suffering from an upper-body injury. The isssue will send him to injured reserve, pushing his potential return date back to next Sunday at the earliest. The team recalled Dylan DeMelo on Sunday to take his place on the roster.