Saad (lower body) could be ready to return Wednesday or next Thursday versus LA, Mike Chambers of The Denver Post reports. Saad has missed the Avalanche's last six games with a lower-body injury, but it sounds like he could get a game or two in before the playoffs get underway. He's picked up 15 goals and 24 points through 44 contests this campaign.
Saad (lower body) will miss 2-4 weeks after suffering an injury Saturday against the Blues, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports. If Saad's able to return in exactly two weeks, he could be back in the lineup as soon as May 10 against the Golden Knights. With the postseason right around the corner after that, Saad will hope his absence falls on the shorter end of the expected timeline. The winger has scored 15 goals in 44 games this season, adding nine assists in a middle-six role.
Saad scored a goal on two shots and added two PIM in Thursday's 4-2 win over the Blues. Saad tied the game at 1-1 in the final minute of the first period as he cashed in a pass from Tyson Jost. The 28-year-old Saad is up to 15 goals, 24 points, 65 shots on net and 12 PIM through 43 appearances. He's likely to continue in a middle-six role -- he played on the third line Thursday, while Carl Soderberg skated as the second-line left wing.
Saad scored a goal and added two hits in Wednesday's 4-3 win over the Blues. Saad struck at 11:17 of the second period to give the Avalanche a 4-1 lead. The Blues pushed back in the third, but Saad's goal was the game-winner. The 28-year-old winger has 14 tallies, 23 points, 63 shots on net and an even plus-minus rating through 42 contests. He played on the third line Wednesday, while Carl Soderberg and Andre Burakovsky flanked Nazem Kadri on the second line.
Saad scored a goal in Monday's 4-2 win over the Coyotes. The goal was Saad's third in his last seven games, but he also had a six-game point drought prior to that. The 28-year-old winger has dropped to the third line in recent outings, due in part to more success from Andre Burakovsky. saad has 13 tallies, 22 points, 62 shots on net and an even plus-minus rating through 41 appearances.
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