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Mike Green (concussion) expects to be back in the lineup for Washington next Thursday at Florida.

He said he passed the neuropsychological test and is set to return. Green has been out of action since Jan. 30 because of a concussion. Get ready to activate him when the NHL gets back to work.

Mike Green D WAS 2 Months

Mike Green (concussion) isn't likely to return before the Olympic break.

If there's a silver lining in all of this, it's that Green will soon get a period of nearly three weeks where the Capitals aren't playing to rest and hope his symptoms dissipate. He will miss his third straight contest on Tuesday.

Mike Green D WAS 2 Months

Mike Green (concussion) will miss Tuesday's game.

Green wasn't feeling well Monday afternoon. That's after the news about him was rather upbeat on Saturday. Unfortunately recoveries from concussions can be very difficult to accurately project the course of.

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Mike Green (concussion didn't play Sunday and he skated at Monday's practice for about 10 minutes.

"Not quite ready for him mentally to get in there," coach Adam Oates said. "You don't want him to play careful and try and avoid [contact]. He practiced today, felt good again, he left a little early just because he didn't want to set it back and we'll see how he is tomorrow." Green has seven games and 30 points in 51 games this season.

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Coach Adam Oates believes that the Mike Green (head) will be available to play Sunday.

He practiced Saturday after being evaluated for a concussion from a hit he received on Thursday. "They're just going through the precautions that you have to do," Oates said. "He said he feels a lot better than he did, and we'll see how he feels tomorrow." If he doesn't experience any symptoms then he could be in the lineup against Detroit after he sat out Friday's shootout loss to the Red Wings.

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Here's the scoop on Mike Green's injury:

Green sat out Friday's game because he is going through concussion protocol testing after having his head slammed off the glass in the first period of Washington's 5-2 loss at Columbus on Thursday. With Green unavailable, the Capitals recalled Tyson Strachan from the AHL's Hershey Bears

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Mike Green's injury is being termed as an upper-body problem.

Green, who dealt with a head injury in 2011, might have a concussion, but the Capitals won't confirm or deny that. Although it looked like Columbus' Boone Jenner made contact with Green's shoulder during the hit that knocked him out of Friday's game, Green's head did appear to make contact with the end boards as a result. For now, he's being referred to as a game-time decision, but this could prove to be significantly more serious than that implies.

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Mike Green (undisclosed) is being regarded as a game-time decision on Friday.

Green left Thursday's game after being knocked into the end boards. He's dealt with more than his fair share of injuries over the years, but has been relatively healthy in 2013-14.

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Capitals defenseman Mike Green was forced out of Thursday's game against Columbus after he collided with the end boards.

Green lay on the ice for some time after the incident and was tended to by trainers before he exited the rink and visited the locker room. He will not return tot his contest and should be considered day-to-day until we know more.

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Mike Green scored two goals and registered an assist in Washington's 5-4 overtime victory on Tuesday.

That gives Green seven goals and 30 points in 50 contests this season. Green has been plagued for years by injuries and consequently, this marks the first time since the 2009-10 campaign that he's reached the 30-point mark.