Seguin Says He Can't Imagine Missing Game 1 of the Playoffs

Tyler Seguin is out for 3-4 weeks with a cut Achilles

Nothing is set in stone yet where Tyler Seguin’s return from a cut Achilles tendon is concerned, but the All-Star forward says he can’t imagine sitting out when the Stars open the playoffs next month.

"We haven't talked about goals much, but I can't really picture myself missing Game 1," Seguin said, per Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News. "If I can come back for the last game of the regular season, that would be quite the goal for me. But there's a long way to go before then, so I'm looking forward to getting better."

Seguin cut the Achilles in the Stars’ 4-3 win over the Lightning on Thursday night, and was originally given a timetable of 3-4 weeks. That puts his return right around the end of the regular season and the beginning of the Stanley Cup playoffs.

But all things considered, Seguin is optimistic about his return.

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"I spent the night in the hospital and they told me it was kind of unlucky, but pretty lucky too," Seguin said.

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