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NHL Training Camp Talk: Neil released from PTO by Blue Jackets

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Welcome to the 2022-23 NHL Training Camp discussion. All 32 teams have training camps underway and has all the latest news.

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James Neal was released from his professional tryout contract (PTO) on Monday.

The 35-year-old forward has 559 points (296 goals, 263 assists) in 869 games for the Dallas Stars, Pittsburgh Penguins, Nashville Predators, Vegas Golden Knights, Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers and St. Louis Blues. He signed his one-year deal with the Blues after joining his camp training with the PTO last season, and in 19 games he scored four goals (two goals and two assists).

boone jenner Coach Brad Larsen said he could make his preseason debut against the Blues on Thursday. The Columbus captain has practiced but has been out of the game as a precaution due to back pain.

The Blue Jackets open their season on October 10 with the Carolina Hurricanes. 12.

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Logan Brown I can’t practice on Monday, and I’m spending every day with an upper body injury.

The forward was injured in Saturday’s 5-2 loss to the Dallas Stars in Independence, Missouri.

Brown leads the Blues with five goals (four goals and one assist) in three preseason games.

“He’ll be fine,” said coach Craig Bellube. “It’s a day-to-day thing. Hopefully it won’t be too long and he can play here again.”

Forward Vladimir Tarasenko I also missed Monday’s practice due to illness.

No. 17 pick in the 2021 NHL Draft, Zachary Bordac was assigned to the Quebec Ramparts of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League on Sunday.

The 19-year-old forward has failed to score a single point in three pre-season games.

“He’s a kid and he’s going back to juniors. He’s not ready for this level yet,” Verve said. “He has to come down and play more pace in the game.” I think he has the ability to do more with his feet than the puck.He has to skate more, he has to play more.Shooter.He has more in his ability. You can do many things.

“Defensively, he has to improve. Defensively, he has to be more responsible. He needs to understand the responsibility of playing and checking good diamonds. , I think he understands how fast it is and we’re not even in the regular season…yet.” — Lou Colac

Anaheim Ducks

Trevor Zeglas Every day with an upper body injury.

The center was briefly on the ice for Sunday morning’s skating, but did not play in the preseason 2–1 loss to the Los Angeles Kings.

He was injured on September 28 in the second period of a 3–1 win against the Arizona Coyotes when he was hit on center ice by Coyote forward Jan Jennick. He remained on the ice for some time before being rescued into the locker room.

Jenik was not penalized for this play.

Zeglas, 21, tallied 61 points (23 goals, 38 assists) in 75 games last season, ranking second among NHL rookies.

The Ducks end the preseason with two more games against the Kings on Tuesday and Saturday. They will begin the regular season on October 12 at the Honda Center against the Seattle Kraken. — Dan Allitt

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Boris Kachuk Missed 4-6 weeks with a sprained left ankle.

The forward was injured in Saturday’s 3-0 loss to the Detroit Red Wings. Kachok scored one goal in 21 appearances for the Blackhawks last season.

Forward jujal khaila It’s the days of my right ankle injury. He scored three goals in his 27 appearances for Chicago last season.

The Blackhawks open their regular season on October 12 at the Colorado Avalanche.