DAY 2 OBSERVATIONS
— Whether someone in the organization told him to play with more aggressiveness in his game or he thinks he needs to play that way, Derrick Pouliot has a bit of a chirpiness to his game during battle drills so far through two sessions. The key thing to watch for Pouliot in the preseason, though, is whether his gap control improves. An area scouts feel was horrendous for the young blue liner last season.
— Daniel Sprong among the young players who stood out today.
— Sergei Plotnikov has the look of a rugged winger but he’s no Patric Hornqvist in front of the net, at least not yet.
With the compete level in practice up a little bit more today, Plotnikov struggled at times to get proper Want the Full Story? Get "Inside Access"