Positive for Mark Stone

Positive for Mark Stone


Vegas Golden Knights forward Mark Stone should start the season on time, according to general manager Kelly McCrimmon. 

Back surgery on May 19, however, the former Ottawa Senators may miss a good part of the training camp which will begin in about two weeks. Except that the GM prefers to focus on the positive.

“Mark is in town and he is skating. According to our forecasts, it will be available when the regular schedule opens. As for camp, we'll see,” McCrimmon commented on the “Vegas Golden Knights Insider Hockey Show” podcast this week and as reported by NHL.com.

“I think in the case of these surgeries carried out during the off-season, there is not really a precise date to be determined for a return to play, at least, as long as the players concerned are not there, he added. They work with your medical staff and you see how they respond to certain treatments and specific intensity levels. backbones. The harvest of the captain in attack was summed up by 30 points in 37 clashes. Vegas was ruled out of the playoffs, finishing three points shy of a playoff berth.

The Knights will play their first game of the season on October 11 at the Los Angeles Kings.