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McDavid has not had any setbacks in his recovery, though his status for the regular-season opener remains uncertain. (Source: Sportsnet)

Fantasy Impact: Connor McDavid suffered a torn PCL on April 6th last season. Rehabilitation for this type of injury is typically around 6-months, which puts McDavid on track to return around the Oilers season-opener on October 2nd. Even if he is not able to suit up in the opener, McDavid is expected to be ready early in the season. There is still plenty of time before the season begins, but McDavid appears to be on the right track.


Taylor Hall says he has fully recovered from arthroscopic knee surgery last February. (Source: NHL.com)

Fantasy Impact: Hall was limited to just 33 games in 2018-19. Despite his season ending on Dec 23, Hall still finished fifth on the Devils with 37 points last season. New Jersey has been one of the more active teams this offseason, and the added depth should help Hall. Taylor Hall has a great opportunity to produce this season — he will line-up with one of two recent first-overall picks in Nico Hischier or Jack Hughes. Taylor Hall should again be one of the leagues top scorers in 2019-20.


After breaking his clavicle during the playoffs this past spring, T.J. Oshie appears to be fully healthy and ready to partake in training camp activities next month. (Source: CBS Sports)

Fantasy Impact: Oshie was only to play in 69 games during the regular season due to other injuries that plagued him. Despite missing some time, he was still able to tally up 25 goals and 54 points last year. Oshie looks to have a much healthier 2019-20 campaign for the Capitals as they are only one year removed from their first-ever Stanley Cup Championship in franchise history.


According to NY Islanders GM, Lou Lamoriello, Andrew Ladd is back to skating on the ice. He underwent knee surgery to repair a torn ACL back in late May. (Source: New York Newsday)

Fantasy Impact: Ladd is in a race to be ready for the start of the season. He will likely be eased into action, but could be a candidate for 30+ points if he can stay on the ice.


Alexander Steen did not participate during Saturday's practice. (Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Fantasy Impact: Head coach Craig Berube stated that it was more of a maintenance day than anything else. This does not seem to be a cause for alarm and Steen should be good to go at the start of Game 6 Sunday.


Bruins veteran defenseman Zdeno Chara will see action this Sunday night for Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals. (Source: Boston Herald)

Fantasy Impact: After breaking his jaw earlier in the series, Zdeno Chara made himself available for Game 5 and he will do the same for Game 6 Sunday as well. The 42-year old veteran will look to keep his team alive in the series with a win in Game 6 and forcing a seventh game Wednesday night.


Noel Acciari has been cleared for contact in Game 6 after it looked like he may have sustained a concussion when he got tripped up by Tyler Bozak in the third period of Game 5. (Source: Boston Herald)

Fantasy Impact: The Bruins are in a do-or-do game situation Sunday evening as they are down 3-2 in the series. Boston will need as many of their role players present for Sunday's action if they are to force a Game 7 for Wednesday night. Acciari currently has four points and a plus-three rating through 17 games played this postseason.


Matt Grzelcyk is a game-time decision for Thursday's showdown against the Blues. (Source: Joe McDonald on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Grzelcyk has not played since Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals suffering an upper-body injury from Oskar Sundqvist. He will look to rejoin his teammates once again on the ice for the Stanley Cup Finals.


Despite being optimistic about making a return for Game 3 on Friday, Blues forward Robert Thomas will not be in action Saturday. (Source: Jeremy Rutherford on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Thomas is still considered day-to-day, and he will set his sights to return on Monday for Game 4 at home. Teammate Robby Fabbri will play in place for Thomas.


The NHL has suspend Blues center Oskar Sundqvist one game for his hit on Bruins defensemen Matt Grzelcyk in game two. (Source: Yahoo Sports)

Fantasy Impact: Sundqvist has 9 points in the postseason for the blues. Grzelcyk has entered the concussion protocol and his availability for the rest of the post season is questionable.


It has been confirmed that Vince Dunn will not be on the rink for Game Two of the Stanley Cup Finals Wednesday evening at TD Garden. (Source: Elliotte Friedman on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: The Blues were slightly optimistic on Tuesday for Dunn to make a return for Game Two of the Stanley Cup Finals. Unfortunately, it seems he will need a little more time before he is ready to join his teammates on the ice. The good news is he was able to participate in morning practice yet again. He is still considered a day-to-day candidate at this time.


David Krejci will be in Boston's starting lineup Monday night for Game One of the Stanley Cup Finals. (Source: Matt Kalman on NHL.com)

Fantasy Impact: After missing some time last week due to an illness, Krejci appears to be fully healthy to participate in this climatic series against the Blues. Krejci has produced 14 points through 17 games played this post-season for the Bruins.


Predators young defensemen Dante Fabbro took a puck off the face at the worlds on Monday in Slovakia. (Source: CBSsports.com)

Fantasy Impact: Obviously the Predators are very concerned about their future defensive star, they may decide to hold Fabbro out of the Worlds so he can come back and be evaluated by team doctors. Fabbro is expected to be ready by training camp.


The Bruins will have McAvoy back for Game 2 after a one game suspension. (Source: NHL.com)

Fantasy Impact: McAvoy is the bruins on ice time leader, he’s the heart and soul of the defense along with Zdeno Chara. Chara had an injury scare in Game 1 but looks to be fine for Game 2. With this addition, either Steven Kampfer or Connor Clifton will be moved back to the bench.