NHL training camp buzz: Mikiev week-to-week for the Canucks

NHL training camp buzz: Mikiev week-to-week for the Canucks


Welcome to the 2022-23 NHL Training Camp Base. Training camp is underway for all 32 teams and NHL.com has all the latest news for you.

Vancouver Canucks

Ilya Mikiev It’s week-to-week for the Canucks due to a lower-body injury.

The forward did not practice Tuesday after suffering the injury in the preseason game, Sunday’s 3-2 overtime loss to the Calgary Flames. With 7:31 of ice time, Mikiev had no shots on goal.

Mikheev agreed to a four-year contract with the Canucks on July 13. Last season, he had 32 points (21 goals, 11 assists) in 53 games with the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Vancouver opens the regular season against the Edmonton Oilers on Oct. 12.

New Jersey Devils

Nico Hischier He was limited to 6:24 of ice time in a 2-1 preseason loss to the Montreal Canadiens on Monday.

The Devils captain played nine shifts, all in the first period. Coach Lindy Ruff said the injury was not considered serious.

“Last night was more cautious,” Ruff said Tuesday. “He’ll do some tests today just to make sure everything’s good. I’ve had a really good chat with him, which makes me believe he’ll play again in preseason, but you never know where some of these things are going to go.”

Hischier made the top line in the center of the left wing. Tomato tartar And Jasper Brett on Monday. Jesper Bockvist, Tyce Thompson And Aarne Talvitie The other three centers were on Canadians.

Hischier, who set NHL career highs in points (21), assists (39) and points (60) in 70 games last season, will not play when the Devils host the New York Islanders on Tuesday. – Mike G. Morreal

Minnesota Wild

Kirill Kaprizov He did not practice Tuesday and will not play for the Wild in their preseason game against the Colorado Avalanche.

The forward took a shot from teammate Frederic Gaudreau in the third period of the Avalanche’s 3-2 overtime win in Sunday’s preseason game. He roared to the bench and took the next shift before leaving late and not playing in overtime.

“There’s no problem,” Wild coach Dean Evans said Monday. “He’s not going to skate today. He doesn’t need to skate today. But he’s fine.”
He simply got shot in the leg there. Why enter the boot today? Let’s settle down and fix it right away.”

Kaprizov will be evaluated on a daily basis to see if it makes sense to involve him or take him out.

“We’re going to make sure we’re doing the right things,” said Evason. “Honestly, I don’t think he’s scheduled to play again until the next home game.”

The Devils will play their next four preseason games on the road before hosting the Chicago Blackhawks on Oct. 6. They open the regular season at home against the New York Rangers on Oct. 13. — Jesse Pierce

Pittsburgh Penguins

Jeff Carter Upper body injuries are common for penguins.

The forward was injured midway through Saturday’s scrimmage and did not return. Carter is expected to play in the middle of the back third line Sidney Crosby And Evgeni Malkin At this time.

Kasperi Kapanen He was the right wing next to Carter the first three days of training camp. He did not participate in the morning skate before the Penguins’ preseason game against the Detroit Red Wings due to illness. Most of the Penguins regulars are scheduled to play.

Coach Mike Sullivan said Kapane’s illness won’t last long.

Sullivan was supposed to play “Cappy” on Tuesday, but he’s not feeling well. “So we took him out.”

Carter had 45 points (19 goals, 26 assists) in 76 games last season. Kapanen had 32 points (11 goals, 21 assists) in 79 games.

Teddy Bluger He replaced Carter at third-line center during the morning skate I recommend Zohorn Taking the position of Kapane on the right wing. Brooke McGinn It was left wing. — Wes Crosby

Philadelphia flyers

Carter Hart He will not play for the Flyers in their preseason game against the Washington Capitals on Wednesday, but has been cleared to practice.

The goalkeeper did not practice on Sunday due to a lower back injury, but was a full participant on the ice Tuesday and is expected to practice on Wednesday. Monday was an off day for the Flyers.

Hart was sidelined for the last nine games of last season with an injury.

Edmonton Oilers

Reid SchaeferThe Oilers’ first-round pick (No. 32) in the 2022 NHL draft has returned to Seattle of the Western Hockey League.

The forward had no points and one shot on goal in two preseason games, but earned praise in his first NHL training camp.

“I think Reid Schaefer will be a good Edmonton Oiler one day,” Oilers coach Jay Woodcroft said after Monday’s 3-0 loss to the Seattle Kraken. “Obviously, he’s got some natural gifts. He’s a big guy (6-foot-3, 215 pounds), shoots the puck well, skates well for a big guy, is in great shape. And he’s left a real positive impression on management and the coaches. , and most importantly, his future teammates.

“He had a great camp. There were some learning moments for him and that’s part of everything when you go to your first NHL camp. I think he left a great impression here.”



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