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Devon Toews to miss start of Avalanche season due to shoulder surgery

Colorado Avalanche defenseman Devon Toews will miss the start of the season due to offseason shoulder surgery, coach Jared Bednar told reporters on Wednesday.

Toews underwent surgery shortly after last season ended. He is skating but Bednar said he hasn’t been cleared for contract.

Back in 2018, he missed 4-6 months after shoulder surgery while in the Islanders organization.

Devon Toews out after shoulder surgery

“He’s going to miss some games at the start of the regular season,” Bednar said. “I don’t have an exact timetable for him … been skating, feeling great.