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Jakob Chychrun Cleared To Skate

Jakob Chychrun Cleared To Skate
Published On: Wed, Aug 08
Apr 19, 2016; Nashville, TN, USA; Anaheim Ducks left winger Jakob Silfverberg (33) is hit by Nashville Predators right winger Miikka Salomaki (20) during the first period in game three of the first round of the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Bridgestone Arena. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

The Arizona Coyotes are hoping to make a run for the playoffs this season after an inspiring second half and several changes this summer. The team brought inA Vinnie Hinostroza,A Jordan Oesterle,A Alex GalchenyukA andA Michael Grabner, while retaining almost all of their key playersa€”save forA Max Domi, who was sent to Montreal. In order to really push for the postseason though theya€™ll need to stay healthy all season, and there was some more good news on that front today.A Jakob Chychrun, who underwent his second knee surgery in a year back in April,A has been cleared to skate accordingA GMA John ChaykaA who relayed the information to Craig Morgan of AZ Sports. Chychrun is just 17 weeks out from the procedure, and is expected to be a full participant in training camp.

Thata€™s huge news for the Coyotes but also is extremely important for Chychrun, who is heading into the final season of his entry-level contract without an injury-free season under his belt. The 20-year old defenseman has played just 68 and 50 games in his first two seasons, limited by two major knee injuries already.A 

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