If Jonathan Darwin is on the sidelines for personal reasons, strikers Thomas Tatar and Paul Byron were also not in the morning training sessions for the Canadians on Wednesday for the match scheduled for this evening in Montreal against Maple Toronto Leaves.
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Technical director Dominic Ducharme announced that Tatars and Byron are unconfirmed cases of the meeting.
“We are going through a challenging period for a number of reasons,” Ducharme noted in a video conference. It is up to us to make the team come out stronger. “
It is clear that the formation of the offensive lines has undergone changes in training. About young Cole Caufield, playing with Nick Suzuki and Tyler Toffoli. Artturi Lehkonen found himself on a line completed by Philip Danault and Josh Anderson. Jesperi Kotkaniemi was joined by fellow Finn Joel Jeremiah and veteran warrior Corey Berry.
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Regarding the fourth trio, it includes Eric Stahl, Michael Frolick, and Jake Evans.
“It’s a different season, but my goal is to play the same way since the beginning of the season when I joined the team,” Evans said of the grueling schedule. I have to prove that I deserve my place and that I can make a positive impact. I try not to focus on external factors. “
In defense, Alexander Romanov paired with Erik Gustafsson in Wednesday’s training.
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Liconen – Danault – Anderson
Toffoli – Suzuki – Caufield
Perry – Kotkaniemi – the army
Frolik – Staal – Evans
Kiarot – Weber
Edmundson – Petrie
Gustafsson – Romanov