NHL Training Camp Buzz: Liljegren out at least six weeks for Maple Leafs

Welcome to the hype of the 2022-23 NHL training camp. Training camp is underway for all 32 teams and NHL.com has you covered with the latest news.

Toronto Maple Leafs

Timothy Lillegren He’ll be out at least six weeks after his hernia surgery on Friday.

“We’re looking forward to an early return to mid-November if all goes well,” Maple Leafs general manager Kyle Dupas said Wednesday.

Liljegren, the defender, had his NHL highs in games (61), goals (five), assists (18) and points (23) last season.

Pierre Engvall He will also miss the start of the training camp after sustaining a foot injury while training in Sweden this off season. Dubas said the striker would be reassessed in the week of October 3.

Ingval had a NHL high in goals (15), assists (20) and points (35) in 78 games last season.

Dubbas said he hopes Engvall will be available for the Preliminary Games. The Maple Leafs play the first of seven pre-season games on Saturday.

“We have to do better for him in the long run, so we’ll be waiting for that October 3 update,” Dubbas said.

Toronto begins the regular season in the Montreal Canadiens on October 12. – Dave McCarthy

Detroit Red Wings

Andrew Cope Steve Yzerman, Red Wings general manager, said he will miss training camp and may miss the start of the regular season after the striker underwent off-season abdominal surgery.

“We expect him to be back, at the latest, into the first week of the regular season,” said Laserman of Cobb, who signed a five-year contract with Detroit on July 13. matches, but I expect him to be ready for about a week, if not sooner, in the regular season.”

The Red Wings begin the regular season against the Montreal Canadiens on October 14.

Litherman made a “cautious” estimate forward Ruby Fabriwho underwent surgery after rupturing the ACL in his right knee on March 10, will be ready to play “sometime after January 1, maybe January 15, there.”

defenseman Mark Pesekwho is recovering from a ruptured Achilles tendon, and is also expected to return in January, and the man of defense Jake WollmanYeserman, who is recovering from shoulder surgery, is expected to return in mid-November.

In addition, forward Chase Pearson He will miss training camp and be out indefinitely for personal reasons. – Tom Guletti

Edmonton Oilers

Mike Smith Ken Holland, the general manager of Oilers, said he has failed physically and will be placed in injured reserve for a long time.

The goalkeeper, who is in the final season of a two-year contract, was 21-6-2 with 2.31 goals-to-average and .923 save percentages in 32 regular season games last season (30 starts) and assisted the Oilers. Advance to the Western Conference Final.

Smith previously said he hasn’t decided if he’ll play this season, and Mikko Koskinen, another Edmonton goalkeeper last season, was signed to play in Europe. Oilers sign Jack Campbell With a five-year contract on July 13.

Holland defender said Cody Sisi He has a hamstring injury that keeps him out of training camp for at least three days and a defensive man Slater Cococ (Personal) He will be away from the team indefinitely.

Holland was also hoping for this forward Ryan McLeodwhich is a restricted free agent, will be signed soon.

“He took physical exams today, spoke to his agent yesterday, and we’ll talk again this afternoon, so hopefully we can find a solution,” Holland said. “I hope he’s on the ice tomorrow.”

McLeod scored 22 points (nine goals and 12 assists) in 71 games last season.

Calgary Flames

Adam Rosica He signed a two-year contract worth $1.525 million ($762,500 average annual value) on Wednesday.

The 23-year-old scored 10 points (five goals and five assists) in 28 games for the Flames last season and has 11 points (five goals and six assists) in 31 NHL games.

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