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Islanders place Grabovski (concussion) on injured reserve

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UNIONDALE, NY - OCTOBER 16: Mikhail Grabovski #84 of the New York Islanders lays on the ice after getting hit in a game against San Jose Sharks at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on October 16, 2014 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images)

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Mikhail Grabovski, who is dealing with a concussion, was placed on injured reserve retroactive to Oct. 16, the New York Islanders announced Wednesday.

Grabovski suffered the injury after taking a heavy hit from San Jose Sharks forward John Scott in a game on Oct. 16.

Initially, it was reported the Islanders forward didn’t have a concussion, however two days later there was a report that Grabovski was experiencing concussion symptoms.


Grabovski sustained a concussion in a victory against the San Jose Sharks on Oct. 16. He would be eligible to return to the ice Friday. Grabovski has two goals and three points in four games this season.

Also on Wednesday, the Islanders placed Colin McDonald on waivers.

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