Training Camp Report: Day 2

Monday, 01.14.2013 / 9:00 AM
By Rob Mixer - BlueJackets.com / CBJ Today

12:15 P.M.: Practice has wrapped up here at Nationwide Arena. Stay tuned to the CBJ Today blog and BlueJackets.com throughout the day for interviews, stories and more as we continue Training Camp presented by OhioHealth.


12:00 P.M.  Through the lens once more... on the main ice at Nationwide Arena!


11:50 A.M.: Vinny Prospal just took a hard spill into the end boards after a drill, but he's back up and looks to be OK. On a related note, that line (Foligno-Johansen-Prospal) has gotten better as the practice has progressed. Looks like Richards is fond of the Prospal/Foligno pairing, with Mark Letestu slotting at center with them yesterday.


11:35 A.M.: I've really liked Nikita Nikitin today, too. Looks as if he will remain paired with Fedor Tyutin for the foreseeable future, and it's not just because they're countrymen -- they work well together. Same can be said for Erixon and Aucoin; Erixon's awareness has been evident in drills and he's got a quick "first read" when making the breakout pass.


11:30 A.M.: We're switching rinks and almost set to go at Nationwide Arena. First drill is under way...


11:10 A.M.: I joked the other day that Cam Atkinson scores more goals in practice than anyone I've ever seen here, and he's back at it today. Seems to score on every drill. When I talked to him over the weekend, he really felt like guys coming up from Springfield had the advantage in camp because they've been in game shape for a while.

The fact that he's sticking with Umberger and Brassard to start today is another good sign. I get the feeling that Todd Richards really likes that trio, and with the numbers they put up at the end of last season, it's hard to argue.


11:00 A.M.:  Through the lens at Blue Jackets Training Camp presented by OhioHealth...


10:40 A.M.: And the defense pairings...

Erixon-Aucoin
Johnson-Wisniewski
Tyutin-Nikitin
Moore-Savard


10:35 A.M.: Practice is under way and we have some new lines today. Here they are:

Umberger-Brassard-Atkinson
Dubinsky-Anisimov-Dorsett
Prospal-Johansen-Foligno
Calvert-MacKenzie-Boll
Gillies-Letestu-Jenner


10:30 A.M.: The players have trickled on the ice at the OhioHealth Ice Haus and today's practice should be getting under way shortly. Looks like we'll have some new line groupings today, so stay tuned...


10:00 A.M.: Just a brief reminder -- practice gets under way at the OhioHealth Ice Haus in about 30 minutes' time. All practice sessions held on the practice rink are free and open to the public, and at this time, Nationwide Arena practices are closed to the public.

Feel free to tweet at myself (@RobMixer) or the official team account (@BlueJacketsNHL) with any questions you may have throughout the day!


9:30 A.M.: Back at it for Day 2 of Blue Jackets training camp presented by OhioHealth, and I'm anticipating a host of new story lines today after an exciting first session on Sunday. I'll have live updates here throughout the morning as the players go through drills, and I hope to provide some analysis along the way.

While we wait for the players to hit the ice (practice starts at 10:30 a.m. in the OhioHealth Ice Haus, and it's free and open to the public), you can check out Todd Richards' media scrum yesterday in the video above.

I also have some story links from yesterday's coverage if you need to catch up:

BLOG: Atkinson feels like he's in midseason form
BLOG: A brief recap of Day 1 of training camp
BLOG: Organizational depth critical this season
BLOG: A Dubinsky-Anisimov-Dorsett line?
BLOG: Emptying the notebook from Day 1

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - BOS 82 54 19 9 261 177 117
2 y - PIT 82 51 24 7 249 207 109
3 x - TBL 82 46 27 9 240 215 101
4 x - MTL 82 46 28 8 215 204 100
5 x - NYR 82 45 31 6 218 193 96
6 x - PHI 82 42 30 10 236 235 94
7 x - CBJ 82 43 32 7 231 216 93
8 x - DET 82 39 28 15 222 230 93
9 WSH 82 38 30 14 235 240 90
10 NJD 82 35 29 18 197 208 88
11 OTT 82 37 31 14 236 265 88
12 TOR 82 38 36 8 231 256 84
13 CAR 82 36 35 11 207 230 83
14 NYI 82 34 37 11 225 267 79
15 FLA 82 29 45 8 196 268 66
16 BUF 82 21 51 10 157 248 52

STATS

2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
R. Johansen 82 33 30 3 63
J. Wisniewski 75 7 44 0 51
B. Dubinsky 76 16 34 5 50
C. Atkinson 79 21 19 -4 40
A. Anisimov 81 22 17 -2 39
N. Foligno 70 18 21 5 39
R. Umberger 74 18 16 -3 34
M. Letestu 82 12 22 1 34
J. Johnson 82 5 28 -7 33
B. Jenner 72 16 13 6 29
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Bobrovsky 32 20 5 .923 2.38
C. McElhinney 10 11 1 .909 2.70
 
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