BREAKING: Colorado Avalanche Star Forward Returns

Published February 26, 2024 at 12:42

In breaking news, the Colorado Avalanche will be receiving a huge boost for their offense as one of their star forwards has returned.

Valeri Nichushkin Returns To Practice

Valeri Nichushkin of the Colorado Avalanche has been given the green light by the NHL/NHLPA Player Assistance Program to resume practicing with the team.

NHL and NHLPA announce Avalanche F Valeri Nichushkin has been cleared to resume practicing with the team and has entered the follow-up care phase of the NHL/NHLPA player assistance program. Nichushkin has not yet been cleared to return to game action.

Nichushkin entered the program on January 15, without a specified timeline for his return.

In a statement issued at the time, Nichushkin expressed his decision to seek help through the program, stating his commitment to addressing his issues and preventing any further negative outcomes. He expressed gratitude to his family, the Avalanche organization, and the fans for their support.

The 28-year-old forward has had an impressive season so far, tallying 22 goals and 20 assists in 40 games. There's potential for him to surpass his career-best stats of 25 goals and 52 points achieved during the 2021-2022 season with the Avalanche.

Stay tuned for more updates.
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