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Wings' Raymond, Sader dealing with more pressure, hopes for NHL Season 2

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Chicago — Lucas Raymond is just entering his second NHL season, but Chicago’s United Center should already be near his list of favorite rinks.

Indeed, it’s always the noisy, noisy buildings where fans get hooked on games more than anywhere else.

But Raymond finds success here too. a lot.

Last season, Raymond had a hat-trick and an assist, a four-point game, in his first week in the NHL. This pre-season saw Raymond score one goal and two assists in United’s exhibition win at centre.

“I’ve made it in this building. I like playing here,” Raymond said after Friday morning’s skating. “But every game is new. Different situations (every game).” is.”

Raymond was still looking for his first goal in three games of the season ahead of Friday’s game. He earned his two assists and a plus-four rating. This is a testament to the improvement and enhancement of his and the Wings’ overall defense.

Moritz Cider has been a rookie sensation for the past year after winning the NHL’s Calder Trophy in style.

If anything, it’s further proof of how difficult the NHL is, and how difficult the second year of the NHL is compared to the first.

Manager Derek Lalonde said, “It’s a really difficult league, and they’ve had a lot of success, but that success is the result of hard work, and we need to always know why we succeeded.” “It’s every night. It’s good to be in this league, but it’s something else to be good every night.”

Like everyone on the roster, Lalonde is focused on team defense. Sider and Raymond are no exception, and Lalonde wants both young players to focus on keeping the puck out of the Wings’ net. increase.