With the regular season opener less than a week away, Coach Hynes ratcheted up the tempo in practice following an undisciplined showing in a 3-2 preseason loss to the New York Islanders. Along with instruction, Hynes made the team skate after every penalty called during practice, setting a tone for what he expects from this club.
Then, we’ll take a look at Nick Lappin in our 25in25 series. Lappin, the former Brown University star opened some eyes last year with a strong performance in the AHL playoffs and has looked strong in training camp. Has Lappin done enough to merit a roster spot?