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NHL training camp talk: Carter injured in Penguin scrimmage

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Jeff Carter He injured his upper body during a practice match on Saturday.

The Penguins Center left in the middle of the second period. When healthy, Carter is likely the third-line center and behind. Sidney Crosby When Evgeny Malkin.

Carter has made a difference on the right wing Kasperi Kapanen Still being evaluated through the first three days of training camp, said coach Mike Sullivan.

“He’s a quiet leader,” Sullivan said of Carter. “He just goes about his business. I think he leads by example. We have a certain player.” [Kapanen], for example. I know they have a really good relationship.

“Kurt has done a really good job trying to mentor ‘Kappy’, helping him along the way and trying to share his experience. That’s his type of leader.”

Carter scored 46 points (19 goals and 26 assists) in 76 regular-season games last season. — Wes Crosby

detroit red wings

Tyler Bertuzzi A day in the life of the Red Wings with an undisclosed injury.

The forward has yet to practice in training camp or play in an intra-team game on Sunday.

“Don’t expect it to be very long,” Red Wings manager Derek Lalonde said Saturday.

Bertuzzi was second in goals (30) and points (62) for the Red Wings in 68 games last season.

Forward Oscar Sandqvist (Undisclosed) Didn’t practice on Saturday or play on Sunday.

“He’ll get through his days,” said Lalonde. “I probably won’t see him as soon as Tyler, but again, I don’t think it will be very long.”

Sandqvist scored eight goals (four goals and four assists) in 18 games for Detroit after being acquired in a trade with the St. Louis Blues on March 21.

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Miles Wood He is in good health, recovering from a hip injury that caused him to miss all but three games with the Devils last season.

“I feel great right now,” the forward said after Friday’s scrimmage. I’m here to play my style of hockey.Don’t change anything.Just be me and good things will happen.”

Wood, who underwent hip surgery on November 8, 2021, is level with the Devils’ lead with 17 goals. Pavel Zacha Played in 55 games in the 2020-21 season.

“Immediately[at scrimmage]I thought he hit pretty big,” Devils coach Lindy Ruff said. I thought I was skating, so I was looking at the type of chemistry the line could have (Wood, Eric Howrah, Dawson Mercer)”

goalie Jonathan Bernier After playing at scrimmage on Friday, he said every day. he is 34 years old. Signing his two-year contract on 28 July 2021, he played his 10 games before going into injured reserves on 10 December due to a season-ending hip injury.

“It was nice to get out there and play the game and get my timing and reading back,” Vernier said. I’m glad I did. [to be] Overdo it, just manage the inflammation there and you’ll be fine. ” — Mike G. Moreale

chicago blackhawks

Jake McCabe After undergoing cervical spine surgery six weeks ago, he said he was unlikely to be ready for the season opener against the Colorado Avalanche on Oct. 12.

“We haven’t had contact yet and don’t want to get ahead of ourselves. It’s going to be a real test with this injury,” he said. I’m just trying to be patient with it, being as good as I feel and trying not to take a step ahead of me.” Looking backwards. ”

McCabe, who has been treating disc herniations off and on for several years, said doctors removed a piece of the disc that hit the nerve. It was 12 weeks.

“It’s been a long summer, so I was trying to take a conservative approach. [with the injury] For a while it didn’t work. It became clear that I had to undergo surgery to relieve the pain,” he said. — Tracy Myers

Washington Capitals

Dmitry Orlov We have yet to discuss signing a new contract with the Capitals.

The 34-year-old defense is entering the final season of a six-year deal and could become an unrestricted free agent after the season ends, but we understand the Capitals have had a busy offseason.Washington signs goalkeeper Darcy Kemper When Charlie Lindgrenforward Dylan Strom defense man Eric Gustafson futures acquisition connor brown In a trade with the Ottawa Senators.

“Nothing really happened,” Orlov said of his deal on Friday. “It’s been a busy summer. You can see they changed goalkeepers. [the start] That’s why we didn’t sign a contract with anyone [in the last year of] their contract. ”

gustafson, brown, defense Nick Jensen When Trevor Van Riemsdyke and forward connor sherry, lars error, Marcus Johansson When Garnet Hathaway You can also become an unrestricted free agent after this season.

“I try not to worry about it,” Orloff said. “I’m enjoying my time here and my family.” [too]The team has been kind to me and I’m trying to see if I stay, but for now I’m focusing on the season and hoping for a good result. and go from there –Tom Gritti