For the last 16 games or so, the Big Guy Upstairs has heard prayers from me along the lines of, “Sweet Baby Jesus, make Jeff Skinner get better. I CAN’T TAKE THIS ANYMORE!”
Just as my patience was wearing off, I see this gem of a tweet from the NHL:
Aaaaaaand commence happy dance! It’s always good news to hear that someone is coming off the IR, especially for a concussion, but for some reason it’s a little sweeter when a young player is improving after a concussion. We don’t need and I don’t want another situation like Sidney Crosby or Marc Savard. You can read the press release here.