Colorado Avalanche head coach Jared Bednar will be behind the bench Thursday night in Las Vegas for Game 6 against the Vegas Golden Knights after missing morning skate due to "irregularity in his COVID test results."
Jared Bednar has been cleared to coach tonight— Mike Chambers (@MikeChambers) June 10, 2021
The Avs trail the Golden Knights 3-2 in their second-round series and need a win Thursday to stay alive.
In his fifth season behind the bench for the Avalanche in 2020-21, Bednar, 49, coached Colorado to a 39-13-4 record, good enough to capture the NHL's Presidents' Trophy.
The Avalanche advanced to the second-round last season where they fell to the Dallas Stars in seven games.