dangolka (CBS) — The month of July was not a very enjoyable one for Bruins wingers David Pastrnak and Ondrej Kase.
The 2 Czech forwards have been pressured to sit down out on some additional quarantine time whereas the remainder of their teammates have been ramping up their skating upfront of heading to Toronto for the playoffs. Pastrnak was capable of a minimum of journey on time with the staff, whereas Kase needed to be part of the group in a while.
Because of this, head coach Bruce Cassidy admitted Wednesday that the conditioning stage of his high two proper wingers was not the place it wanted to be for that playoff run.
Cassidy: Conditioning ranges for Pastrnak/Kase weren’t optimum as a result of they missed camp.
— Amalie Benjamin (@AmalieBenjamin) September 2, 2020
The 24-year-old Pastrnak managed to supply, scoring three targets and choosing up seven assists in 10 video games performed. He did look fatigued within the Bruins’ closing sport, which went deep into double additional time, and he additionally missed time in the course of the staff’s first-round sequence towards the Hurricanes. That harm actually hampered him, even after his return.
#NHLBruins Coach Bruce Cassidy says @pastrnak96 was coping with a decrease physique harm throughout the complete playoffs and “you might see he wasn’t at high pace”. #wbz @wbz pic.twitter.com/Ldgb00Qex5
— Dan Roche (@RochieWBZ) September 2, 2020
Kase, additionally 24, was a bit extra disappointing, as he managed to generate 27 photographs on purpose with out scoring a single purpose within the bubble. He did tally 4 assists in his 11 video games performed.