As announced today by the NHL, Detroit Red Wings forward Jakub Vrana has been placed in the NHL/NHLPA Player Assistance Program. Vrana will be unavailable for an indefinite period of time while he receives care as prescribed and overseen by the program.
Vrana will return to game action for Detroit when he is cleared for on-ice competition by the program’s administrators, according to the release.
26 years old, Vrana is entering his second full season with the Red Wings. The Prague-born forward had a goal and an assist in his first two games with Detroit this year after he missed 56 games last season with a shoulder injury.
PHR sends its best wishes to Vrana while he gets the help he needs.