The forward David Pastrnak is currently in Toronto, where his Boston Bruins will begin the round-robin tournament of the teams head of the Association Is the next weekend.
This was confirmed in the morning the chief instructor Bruce Cassidy, stating that Pastrnak would resume training with the team. In addition, Nick Ritchie is also in the Queen City, while Ondrej Kase will join his teammates later this week.
“It seems to go well. It might be in need of a hair cut. Otherwise, I expect that it will be ready to play. He is excited to find his teammates. You know Pasta – he loves this game, he loves to be with his teammates, he has a lot of personality, a young man, very sociable. It will be nice to find it,” said Cassidy in a press conference.
Companion trio Patrice Bergeron is also very happy to again be able to rely on the maverick. With Brad Marchand, the three men make up one of the three most dangerous in hockey the past few seasons.
“We will resume where we left, promised Bergeron. He will have to get used to skating and will have to find his rhythm, his timing, all of it. We will help the most possible. I don’t know if it will need that much. It is one of those guys that comes back and is so talented. It seems all the time without effort.”
After taking part in a single session of the Bruins during the third phase of the plan of recovery of activities of the national hockey League, Pastrnak and Kase have been placed in quarantine last week. The two Czechs have been in contact with an individual carrier of the coronavirus.
Pastrnak is the co-recipient of the trophy, Maurice Richard this season with 48 goals.
The team from Massachusetts will take on Blue Jackets in Columbus during a duel out of the contest Thursday. His first fight of the tournament will take place on Sunday, facing the Philadelphia Flyers.