Montreal Canadiens: Jake Evans injury history and updates

Montreal Canadiens, Jake Evans #71 (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)
Montreal Canadiens, Jake Evans #71 (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images) /

How often has Montreal Canadiens forward Jake Evans been injured throughout his career? Selected in the 7th Round of the 2014 NHL Draft, Evans officially started his bright career with the Canadiens back in 2019 after spending two years in the AHL.

Here’s a look at some of his most notable injuries, as well as an update on the injury he recently sustained in early June 2021.

Jake Evans injury history

Jake Evans has dealt with a few undisclosed injuries from his callup to the NHL after spending two years with the Laval Rocket in the AHL. Throughout his young career, he’s dealt with numerous head injuries and had one surgery to fix a sports hernia injury.

Jake Evans concussion injury, 2021

In Game 1 against the Winnipeg Jets on 6/2/21 in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, Jake Evans had to be stretchered off the ice after a controversial hit by Mark Scheifele. It was a scary sight for fans of the Canadiens and the hockey world but Evans ended up with a concussion and plans to return later on in the postseason.

Jake Evans undisclosed injury, 2021

On 5/20/2021, Jake Evans suffered an undisclosed injury against the Toronto Maple Leafs and was officially put on the day-to-day injury list. This put him in a position to be a game-time decision for the rest of the series depending on how his health was.

Jake Evans undisclosed injury, 2020

On 8/5/2020, Jake Evans left Game 3 against the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2nd Period due to an undisclosed injury.

Jake Evans concussion injury, 2018

On 9/7/2018, Jake Evans was stretchered off the ice after taking a hit during the 1st Period of the 2018 NHL Rookie Showdown. He was entered into the NHL’s concussion protocol the following day.

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Jake Evans surgery, 2018

On 8/5/2018, Jake Evans had successful surgery to repair a sports hernia injury he suffered in early May 2018.