McAvoy, speaking in between periods as the Bruins hosted the Red Wings, said there’s no timetable for his return. He noted this is his first concussion, adding that he’s “progressing well” but is still taking it day-by-day.
Charlie McAvoy spoke to a roomful of reporters between periods. First time since his Oct. 18 knock in Edmonton. Nothing concrete on his return. Still TBD, day-by-day …
— Matt Porter (@mattyports) December 2, 2018
While McAvoy acknowledged the process has been frustrating, he also said it’s been “educational.” He said he’s trying to stay patient as he recovers.
Charlie McAvoy spoke to the media during the first intermission.
Still no timetable on a return from what he said is his first concussion, but he added that he's "progressing well". #NHLBruins
— Conor Ryan (@ConorRyan_93) December 2, 2018
“There are days I’ve felt good and days I haven’t,” he told reporters.
The 20-year-old led all Bruins defenseman in scoring through seven games, but he hasn’t seen the ice in over six weeks. The Boston Globe’s Matt Porter reported that McAvoy “appears to be close to a return,” though the club has said nothing definite.