The third day of training camp concludes with a Paul Maurice media availability.
Topics: What has he seen from Patrik Laine so far in camp? What kind of feel does he have for his blueline now than he did at the first training camp back last September? Did they run fitness testing like they would in a normal camp? What did Patrik Laine show him this season with how he raised his game? How much is he going to focus on the mental challenge this Return to Play will present? Teams being in the same hotel. Did he take any offence to Patrik Laine wishing for more responsibility/ice time? How much longer does he think they will go with practicng with just two goalies? How does he think Laine handled the contract stalemate to start the season and having Laine/Connor for “full” training camp? How did he make the determination of which players would be in the groupings today? Will there be a competition element for the last few spots on the periphery? Did he see what he wanted to see from his group on the ice today? Can he provide insight into what kind of access his players had during the pause? A look at the Coach of the Year finalists. The start times of the games against the Flames and trying to find a routine.