There was hope for HC Ajoie that Jérôme Leduc would be able to return to play after the international break. But, as the Quotidien Jurassien (relayed by SwissHabs) writes, his comeback has to be postponed, as the defenseman is still dealing with back pain.
Fellow Québecois Guillaume Asselin has resumed practice after his adductor injury, but is not yet ready to return to the lineup. "These last few days, I had no more pain but stiffness. It is still uncomfortable. It is part of the process of getting back into shape. I am happy with Monday's practice. I would need three of these to say that I am mentally and physically okay", he states.