Jesse Winchester RW COL 3 Days

Winchester (concussion) has resumed taking part in non-contact drills, the Associated Press reports.

Winchester is still awaiting clearance to participate in full-contact practices, so it's difficult to see him being activated from IR at any point this week. He's been out for three weeks with the head injury.

Jesse Winchester RW COL 9 Days

Winchester (concussion) was moved to injured reserve Thursday, Mike Chambers of the Denver Post reports.

Winchester didn't travel with the Avs for their two-game road swing and has yet to receive clearance for practice while he continues to experience concussion-like symptoms. With his return to action not particularly close, the Avs decided to stash him on IR, clearing the way for John Mitchell's (head) activation.

Jesse Winchester RW COL 16 Days

Winchester (concussion) has yet to resume skating, Mike Chambers of the Denver Post reports.

Winchester remains on the Avs' active roster, but if he fails to make much progress over the next few days, the team may have to seriously consider placing him on injured reserve. In addition to Winchester, the Avs are already without the services of John Mitchell and Patrick Bordeleau in their bottom-six, robbing the team of some needed physicality.

Jesse Winchester RW COL 24 Days

Winchester sustained a concussion in Tuesday's preseason tilt against the Kings, Adrian Dater of the Denver Post reports.

Coach Patrick Roy suggested Winchester could be out a while, as he'll be subjected to the league's concussion protocol before returning with the ice. With the regular season just over a week away, there's a good chance Winchester could land on injured reserve if he fails to make much progress.

Jesse Winchester RW COL 4 Months

The Colorado Avalanche have signed forward Jesse Winchester to a two-year/one-way contract.

Jesse Winchester RW COL 7 Months

As expected, Jesse Winchester returned to Florida's lineup on Tuesday after recovering from a groin strain.

He returned to play against his former Ottawa teammates after being sidelined since Mar. 9. "I spent some pretty special years of my life there," he said after the morning skate. "I really look forward to playing them whenever I get the opportunity." Winchester posted four shots in nearly 14 minutes of action in his return.

Jesse Winchester RW COL 7 Months

Jesse Winchester (lower body) is expected to be available for Tuesday's game against Ottawa.

He has missed the past eight games with a lower-body injury. Florida returned Garrett Wilson to AHL San Antonio on Monday. Winchester has nine goals and 17 points in 42 games this year.

Jesse Winchester RW COL 7 Months

Jesse Winchester (lower body) may join his teammates in Los Angeles, where they play Saturday afternoon.

He is making progress in his recovery from a lower-body injury. Winchester has been out of action since Mar. 9.

Jesse Winchester RW COL 8 Months

Jesse Winchester suffered a lower-body injury in Sunday's loss against Boston.

He didn't play Tuesday and he's projected to miss some time. Interim coach Peter Horachek said that Winchester will be out "more than a week." Joey Crabb was recalled to play in Tuesday's meeting against Phoenix in Winchester's place.

Jesse Winchester RW COL 8 Months

Jesse Winchester scored the game winning goal for Florida in their 2-0 win over Buffalo on Friday night.

Winchester now has nine goals and 17 points through 41 games this season.