WILMINGTON -- Good morning from Ristuccia Arena, where the big boys are going through one of their final informal skates prior to the start of training camp. With fitness testing scheduled for Friday, a number of the veterans are expected to stay off the ice tomorrow. No sign of Brian McGrattan, who accepted a tryout invitation yesterday.
Meanwhile, the rookies will be going through their morning skate at TD Garden. They will be hosting the Islanders' rookies tonight at 7 p.m.