While San Jose Sharks
coach Todd McLellan
was conducting his first practice in five days on Friday, there's no guarantee he'll be behind the bench when his team hosts the St. Louis Blues
on Saturday at HP Pavilion.
According to the San Jose Mercury News, Sharks General Manager Doug Wilson said McLellan was conducting practice as part of the post-concussion protocol. The medical team then would provide further tests, and only then will his availability be determined.
McLellan has missed the past two games. He was hit by a stick in Sunday's 4-3 loss to the Minnesota Wild
, and has been suffering from concussion-like symptoms. In his absence, assistant coach Jay Woodcroft has been running the bench.