Boston Bruins 2014 first round pick David Pastrnak returned to practice Sunday.
Pastrnak suffered a shoulder injury early in training camp after taking a hit from defenseman Matt Bartkowski.
The 18-year-old, who was selected 25th overall in June, had an impressive showing early in camp and was working is way into contention for a roster spot prior to the injury.
On Sunday, Pastrnak skated on a line with forwards Ryan Spooner and Ville Leino.
However, following practice, Bruins coach Claude Julien said the rookie has not been cleared for contact as of yet, but the team would like to see him in game action before having to make a decision on where he’ll play this season.
Pastrnak had eight goals and 24 points in 36 games last season in the second-tier pro league in Sweden.
Julien also updated forward Gregory Campbell’s situation Sunday saying that the rugged forward is questionable for the team’s season opener Oct. 8.
Boston trimmed their camp roster by 11 players Sunday.