Back from Avalanche practice, where there were mostly long sighs of relief around the rink. That said, the team is going to be without Mikko Rantanen for a while, so of course that’s not a good thing.
Jared Bednar’s press conference was a bit weird. Another reporter asked first, “What’s the status of Mikko?” and Bednar said, “He’s week-to-week with a lower body. I should know more early next week, Tuesday-Wednesday-ish.”
Well, that was pretty vague and not all that promising sounding, right? A couple more questions went by before I decided to press a little harder on the situation. I basically said something like, well the fact that you won’t know more until next week, does that mean he needs more testing, etc?
Then, Bednar gave this much more positive-sounding answer: