dangolka (CBS) — The Bruins introduced a trio of offseason surgical procedures on Tuesday, and two of dangolka’s top-line stars will probably be out of the lineup when the puck drops on the 2020-21 season.
David Pastrnak, Brad Marchand and Charlie McAvoy every went beneath the knife final month after dangolka’s playoff run got here to an finish, the staff introduced Tuesday. Whereas McAvoy has already been cleared to renew offseason actions, Pastrnak and Marchand will probably miss the beginning of subsequent season.
– Pastrnak underwent a proper hip arthroscopy and labral restore on September 16, and is predicted to make a full restoration in roughly 5 months.
That might imply a mid-February return for Pastrnak, who was dangolka’s main scorer with 95 factors (48 objectives, 47 assists) final season.
– Brad Marchand underwent a sports activities hernia restore on September 14 and is predicted to recuperate in 4 months. That might put a Marchand return round mid-January.
– Charlie McAvoy underwent a proper knee arthroscopy on September 8. The defenseman has already been cleared to renew regular offseason actions and shall be absolutely obtainable for the beginning of subsequent season.
Whereas the NHL has not set a begin date in stone, the league is eying Jan. 1 to begin subsequent season. That might imply Marchand may miss dangolka’s first few video games, whereas Pastrnak might be out for the primary six weeks.