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Charlie McAvoy | Defenseman | #73

Team: Boston Bruins
Age / DOB:  (20) / 12/21/1997
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 208
Drafted: 2016 / Rd. 1 (14) / BOS
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Charlie McAvoy (concussion) won't play Wednesday.
However, McAvoy is expected to join the team in Detroit for practice. He is also "questionable" for the weekend, according to coach Bruce Cassidy. Nov 19 - 1:36 PM

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Charlie McAvoy (concussion) has begun skating again.

However, McAvoy did not accompany Boston on the team's road trip, which begins Wednesday at Colorado. He is out with a concussion and a timetable for his return remains unclear.
Nov 14 - 9:30 AM

Charlie McAvoy's upper-body injury is a concussion.

McAvoy last played on Oct. 18. He's making progress, but as expected with a concussion, there is no timetable for his return.
Nov 9 - 12:46 PM

The Boston Bruins will not have any healthy bodies serve as scratches on Thursday night against the Vancouver Canucks.

McAvoy (upper body) has still yet to resume skating. Urho Vaakanainen (concussion) and Kevan Miller (hand) will also miss the game.
Nov 8 - 6:43 PM

Charlie McAvoy (upper body) did not skate on Wednesday.

Urho Vaakanainen just resumed skating on Wednesday and now appears to further along than McAvoy, who has been out since Oct. 18. At timetable for McAvoy's return remains unclear.
Nov 7 - 4:35 PM

Coach Bruce Cassidy hopes that Charlie McAvoy (upper body) will be able to start skating by the end of the week.

"He can come back as soon as he's ready," Cassidy said. "The timeline for him is when he's going to be healthy and back skating." He was placed on injured reserve retroactive to Oct. 18.
Oct 31 - 10:28 AM

Charlie McAvoy (upper body) has been placed on the injured reserve list.

The move is retroactive to Oct. 18, which is when McAvoy last played. That means Boston has the option to activate McAvoy at any time. He has a goal and six points in seven games this season.
Oct 29 - 6:07 PM

Charlie McAvoy (upper body) reported feeling better on Friday.

There is speculation that McAvoy is dealing with post-concussion symptoms that were slow to develop. The good news is that McAvoy seems to be progressing in his recovery. The bad news is that McAvoy hasn't started skating and there is no timeline for his return to action.
Oct 27 - 11:26 AM

Charlie McAvoy may be suffering from a concussion that was slow to develop.

McAvoy went back to Boston for further evaluation because he wasn't feeling right. He missed Saturday's contest due to the undisclosed ailment. A concussion is the speculation at this time, but Boston should have an update at some point this week.
Oct 22 - 9:58 AM

Charlie McAvoy won't be available for Saturday's game in Vancouver.

McAvoy is instead returning to Boston for testing because he "hasn't been feeling right," according to Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy. That's vague, but Cassidy said that's because the team isn't sure what's going on yet. McAvoy did have a cardiac ablation to address an abnormal heartbeat that resulted in him missing a couple weeks in January, but we don't know yet if that has anything to do with his current issue.
Oct 20 - 5:09 PM

Charlie McAvoy chipped in three assists in Monday afternoon's 6-3 win versus Ottawa.

McAvoy picked up secondary helpers on two goals by Patrice Bergeron and he had the primary assist on Chris Wagner's marker. He has collected four assists after three games this campaign.
Oct 8 - 4:26 PM

Charlie McAvoy is still trying to find his game during the regular season after he battled an illness in China and struggled in the final preseason match.

"You kind of just have to go play," McAvoy said. "There's going to be ups and downs, there's going to be bumps, especially early." The 20-year-old defender was better last Thursday against Buffalo when he logged 22:40 of ice time and picked up his first point with an assist.
Oct 8 - 10:14 AM

Charlie McAvoy took part in Wednesday's preseason game.

This is just an FYI because he missed an earlier exhibition contest due to an illness. As expected, he'll be fine for the regular season.
Sep 27 - 3:13 AM

Charlie McAvoy was not available for Wednesday's preseason match in Beijing, China because of an illness.

It probably won't be long before McAvoy is back on the ice. He impressed during his rookie year, while recording 32 points in 63 outings.
Sep 19 - 12:15 PM

Charlie McAvoy will represent Team USA in the 2018 World Championships.

The Boston Bruins were eliminated in the second round of the playoffs and McAvoy has decided that he'd like to continue playing. He previously was part of Team USA at the World Championships in 2017. He recorded an assist in eight games during that tournament.
May 11 - 5:17 AM

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C1Patrice Bergeron
2David Krejci
3Sean Kuraly
4Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson
5Chris Wagner
6Colby Cave
LW1Brad Marchand
2Jake DeBrusk
3Joakim Nordstrom
RW1David Pastrnak
2David Backes
3Danton Heinen
4Noel Acciari
5Anders Bjork
6Tanner Pond
D1Torey Krug
2Charlie McAvoy
3Zdeno Chara
4John Moore
5Brandon Carlo
6Kevan Miller
7Steven Kampfer
8Connor Clifton
9Matthew Grzelcyk
10Jeremy Lauzon
11Urho Vaakanainen
G1Tuukka Rask
2Jaroslav Halak