Ramblings: Several injury updates; Morrissey and Provorov sign; Theodore; mock drafting – September 13

Michael Clifford

2019-09-13

 

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Training camps opened – well, media days anyway – which means we finally got a lot of information on the health of certain players. There are going to be quite a few updates, so just listing them in bullet form is probably easiest:

  • Josh Anderson is still nursing a shoulder injury from the playoffs. He passed his physical but is going to need further treatment. He is a guy I was targeting heavily for this fantasy season and now I’m a bit nervous. 
  • Mikkel Boedker is going to be out a few days but it doesn’t look serious.
  • Christian Wolanin has a torn labrum and will be out until after Christmas.
  • It appears Travis Dermott could be ready sometime in early November.
  • A small note: Connor McDavid isn’t cleared for contact yet. The expectation is he’ll be fine sooner rather than later (as in, well before the season starts), but just something to be aware of.
  • Looks like all systems go for Taylor Hall and his knee problem. The team said they&rsq