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Avalanche's Gabriel Landeskog: Not expected back before March
Landeskog (knee) is not expected to play before March, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Landeskog's recovery from arthroscopic knee surgery in October has gone slower than anticipated. He's expected to begin skating some time after the All-Star break, but it'll likely take at least a couple of weeks beyond that before he gets up to speed after such a lengthy absence.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Gabriel Landeskog: Will start skating after All-Star break
Landeskog (knee) will begin skating following the NHL's All-Star break, Brennan Vogt of Full Press Hockey reports.
Landeskog has yet to play this season after undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery in mid-October, but if he's able to avoid any setbacks once he resumes skating, it sounds like he could be ready to return sometime in mid-to-late February. Once given the green light, look for the 30-year-old winger, who racked up 30 goals and 59 points through 51 contests last season, to slot into a top-six role and a spot on the No. 1 power-play unit for the stretch run.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Gabriel Landeskog: Not close to return
Landeskog (knee) is not close to being ready to return to the lineup, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Coach Jared Bednar said Monday that Landeskog is "nowhere close" to be being available. It remains unclear when the Avalanche captain will make his season debut. Landeskog, who has already missed 35 games, underwent knee surgery in mid-October.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Gabriel Landeskog: Making progress
Landeskog (knee surgery) is making progress according to coach Jared Bednar, Brennan Vogt of Colorado Hockey Now reports.
Landeskog started started skating on his own two weeks ago and if he remains on schedule, he is approximately four weeks away from his return to the lineup. Landeskog has yet to play this season but will make a nice addition for fantasy managers.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Gabriel Landeskog: Back on the ice
Landeskog (knee) took to the ice Wednesday for the first time during the 2022-23 season, Brennan Vogt of Colorado Hockey Now reports.
Landeskog was on the ice for about 10 minutes while doing light stick-handling. It's a hopeful sign for the team's captain, who is expected back in January, and a team that's coming off a 5-0 blanking by the Jets.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Gabriel Landeskog: Long-term injured reserve
Landeskog (knee surgery) was placed on long-term injured reserve Saturday, Adrian Dater of ColoradoHockeyNow.com reports.
That's no surprise since the Colorado captain underwent arthroscopic knee surgery Oct. 17 and was slated to be sidelined for 12 weeks. The move will allow the Avalanche some salary cap relief. Landeskog has yet to play this season.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Gabriel Landeskog: Undergoes knee surgery
Landeskog will be sidelined for 12 weeks after undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery Monday, Ken Wiebe of Sportsnet reports.
Landeskog's knee injury evidently hasn't been responding well to treatment, so he was forced to undergo an additional procedure Monday to address the issue. Given his expected recovery timetable, fantasy managers shouldn't expect to have Landy in their lineups until mid-January at a minimum. Artturi Lehkonen will likely continue to see top-six usage and plenty of time with the No. 1 power-play unit until Landeskog is ready to return.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Gabriel Landeskog: Still no timetable
Landeskog (lower body) still doesn't have a timetable for his return, Vic Lombardi of Altitude Sports reports.
Avalanche coach Jared Bednar expects Landeskog to be on the ice this week. He also stressed that the team won't be rushing the Colorado captain back into the fold. Landeskog was limited to 51 games last season. but he still managed to rack up 30 goals and 59 points.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Gabriel Landeskog: Working out off ice
Landeskog (lower body) is doing off-ice workouts but has not yet resumed skating, Brennan Vogt of Colorado Hockey Now reports.
It was already expected that Landeskog would miss the beginning of the year but there's still no update on his timeline with the regular season less than two weeks away. The 29-year-old winger has resumed workouts, which is a positive step, but there likely won't be much more information on his status until he's back on the ice. With Landeskog out, Artturi Lehkonen has skated on the top line alongside Nathan MacKinnon and Mikko Rantanen.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Gabriel Landeskog: No timeline for return
According to coach Jared Bednar, Landeskog (lower body) "won't skate anytime soon" and is expected to miss the start of the year, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports.
Landeskog is evidently still dealing with a lower-body injury he suffered last year, and it appears as though he's going to miss some regular-season action as a result. Check back for updates on Landy's status as his recovery progresses, but fantasy managers shouldn't count on him being available for Opening Night.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Gabriel Landeskog: Earns assist Sunday
Landeskog logged an assist, three shots on goal, three hits and three blocked shots in Sunday's 2-1 win over the Lightning in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final.
Landeskog was held off the scoresheet in the previous two games, his longest drought of the playoffs. He ended the skid with the secondary assist on Nathan MacKinnon's game-tying goal at 1:54 of the second period. Landeskog finished the playoffs with 11 goals, 11 helpers, 56 shots, 63 hits, 22 blocked shots and a plus-15 rating in 20 appearances. Most notably, he won his first Stanley Cup title in the first year of an eight-year extension he signed with the Avalanche last July, so the captain will look to build on this success heading into 2022-23.... See More ... See Less
Avalanche's Gabriel Landeskog: Scores both goals in loss
Landeskog scored two power-play goals and added two hits in Monday's 6-2 loss to the Lightning in Game 3.
Landeskog had the first goal that counted in this contest after the Avalanche had a tally overturned on review. He struck again in the second period, but the Lightning controlled play at 5-on-5. With four goals and three assists in his last four games, Landeskog's been locked in on offense. He has 10 tallies, 21 points, 50 shots on net, 53 hits and a plus-14 rating in 17 playoff outings overall.... See More ... See Less
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