For Guillaume Latendresse, there’s the positive…and the reality.
The positive is that, after missing 135 games to injury over the last two season (including a severe concussion), he’s declared himself fully fit.
“It’s like I never had any concussion,” Latendresse told the Minnesota Star-Tribune. “I feel 100 percent. I’m doing training like before. I have nothing. I can’t even remember when my last headache was.”
The reality is that, after watching him miss so many games, Minnesota likely won’t offer Latendresse a qualifying offer of $2.5 million. That’s something the impending RFA has come to accept.