Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford nonetheless isn’t saying precisely the place it hurts, however he did say there’s a “actually good likelihood” that he’ll be prepared for coaching camp in September.
FILE PHOTO – Nov 30, 2017; Chicago, IL, USA; Dallas Stars heart Mattias Janmark (not pictured) scores the successful purpose previous Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford (50) in the course of the additional time interval on the United Middle. Dallas received Four-Three in additional time. Obligatory Credit score: Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports activities
Crawford’s season ended Dec. 23, when he suffered an upper-body damage. In that sport, the New Jersey Devils scored three objectives on him on seven pictures.
“I’m feeling fairly good proper now,” Crawford stated Friday on the Blackhawks Conference. “I’m not at 100 % but. However we’ve come a great distance within the final couple months, and I labored actually laborious to do no matter I can to get higher.”
Crawford, 33, added that it’s “very potential” he might be prepared for camp.
“We’ve come a great distance within the final couple months, and there’s a very good likelihood that might occur,” he stated.
In 11 seasons, Crawford has a 230-124-45 document with a goals-against common of two.37 and a save share of .919.
The Blackhawks made him a second-round choice, 52nd total, within the 2003 draft.
“Therapies are going nicely and we’re making small steps and I’m getting slightly higher, so it’s a course of,” Crawford stated. “It’s been a course of since I left in December. It hasn’t been simple, however I’ll be again.”
Crawford nonetheless isn’t prepared to speak about specifics of the damage, nevertheless.
“We will’t disclose that, and I ask you simply to respect that,” he stated. “There’s been lots of rumors and other people have a tendency to try this hypothesis. That’s regular. However we’re not going to debate any of that.”
—Discipline Degree Media