Camp today was split into a playing group for the second preseason game as well as a non-playing group.
Today’s non-playing group:
G: Eric Comrie, Philippe Derosiers and Arvid Holm
D: Neal Pionk, Brenden Dillon, Nathan Beaulieu, Simon Lundmark, Declan Chisholm, Tyrel Bauer, Dmitri Kuzmin, Nelson Nogier and Leon Gawanke
F: Andrew Copp, Riley Nash, Dominic Toninato, Nikolaj Ehlers, Jeff Malott, Luke Johnson, Evan Poleri, Haralds Egle, CJ Suess, Pierre-Luc Dubois and Kristian Reichel.
Coach media availability:
1) What is he looking for tonight?
2) Having more D options for PP units (:26)
3) Getting both PP units going and did he consider Ehlers for top unit? (1:49)
4) Is this training camp different for him? (2:40)
5) Competition for a bottom six spot, has anyone caught his eye? (4:12)
6) Why don’t vets like training camp? (4:44)
7) How is not having Scheifele for game 1 impacted his planning? (5:54)
8) Using 7 defenceman. (6:25)
9) How much does he monitor the veterans minutes in these games? (7:06).