Originally written on All Things Avs  |  Last updated 2/17/12

GLENDALE, AZ - SEPTEMBER 26: Peter Mueller #88 of the Phoenix Coyotes watches from the bench during the preseason NHL game against the San Jose Sharks at Jobing.com Arena on September 26, 2009 in Glendale, Arizona. The Coyotes defeated the Sharks 2-0. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
EDMONTON – Well, so much for Peter Mueller skating today, like I/we were led to believe. He is not out there right now as the Avs take part in their morning skate at Rexall Place. I’ll have an update afterward to try and find out more what’s going on. Everybody else on the roster is out there, including Mark Olver, freshly called up from Lake Erie. Matt Duchene is skating again, but the word I’m hearing is he won’t play tonight. I don’t think he’ll play until next week, the first home game back after this trip. But we’ll see about that too. Mueller is listed with a torso injury, and I have no reason to suspect anything other than that. I’m taking the team at their word on this, and like I’ve written before, the Avs are one of the better teams in the league about injury disclosure. Most teams just say “upper body” or “lower body” now and that’s it.
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