Avs' Grubauer day-to-day with lower-body injury
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Colorado Avalanche goaltender Philipp Grubauer is out with a lower-body injury that doesn't have a definitive return timeline, head coach Jared Bednar said Monday, reports The Denver Post's Kyle Fredrickson.

Bednar described Grubauer's injury status as "day-to-day" while reiterating that the netminder could miss some time.

Grubauer is going through testing and the team should have an answer on his status later in the week, according to The Athletic's Ryan S. Clark.

Additionally, Bednar said forward Matt Calvert will be sidelined for a couple of weeks with a lower-body injury of his own.

Grubauer was injured during Saturday's Stadium Series game when he collided with teammate Ian Cole. He then left the contest and did not return. Postgame, Bednar called the ailment a lower-body injury and added that he didn't have a timeline for the goalie's recovery.

The netminder has already missed time this season due to injury, paving the way for backup Pavel Francouz to man the crease on a number of occasions. Francouz has started 19 games in 2019-20, putting together a 13-5-2 record with a 2.44 goals-against average and a .925 save percentage.

Grubauer has appeared in 36 contests, managing an 18-12-4 record with a 2.63 goals-against average and a .916 save percentage.

Calvert has been a key player on the team's third line. He's racked up 12 goals and 25 points in 50 games.

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