Training Camp Blog: Day Five

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Tuesday, 09.23.2008 / 4:58 PM CT / 2008 Training Camp Blog
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Training Camp Blog: Day Five

Throughout training camp, different members of the Dallas Stars will sit down and share their thoughts on the day’s events leading up until Opening Night.

Day 5: September 23, 2008
Right Wing Jere Lehtinen

Well, there are only a few of us who didn’t go on the trip today – most of the guys are up in St. Louis right now. Me, Modano, Morrow, Ribeiro, Robidas and Turco all stayed here and practiced today. We got here and got a good warm up with some exercises before we went on the ice. There are only a few guys here, but it was good. On the ice, we had a lot of drills set up for Turco, so he got to face a lot of shots today. It was actually good – we were able to get more shots in than you usual do in a normal practice. So that was good for us shooters, just to be able to concentrate on getting good shots. Turks benefits from it also, getting more shots on him. We did some conditioning skating after we were finished our shooting drills.

After I got off the ice I did a little workout in the gym. I just did some basic stuff, some conditioning, some weights and some stretching. It was a pretty normal day, with the exception of there only being a few guys here.

I think the guys will do well in St. Louis tonight. Overall, I think training camp’s been going well and we’ve had a couple scrimmages with guys looking good and young guys stepping up – there’s been a lot of speed out there.

I think both games are going to go well tonight – the young guys going first in the earlier game and the veteran guys will be playing in the night game. I think everyone’s going to do well, but it’s also just the first game of the season, so you never know what’s going to happen.

It’s been a quiet day around here with just a few of us veterans around. I’m going to pick up my son from pre-school and take him to some skating lessons this afternoon, so that’s pretty much my day. I’m going to hang out with my family and kids for the rest of the day.

Tomorrow morning will start practicing with the rest of the team again and get back into things, so I’m looking forward to that. We play again Thursday, for our first home game of the season.

Part of me wishes I was on the trip tonight – you always want to play, of course, but we have a lot of guys here, and this usually happens in training camp, the coaches want to see a lot of different guys. It’s good to be home though, to have an extra day with the kids. Once the season starts, we’re gone a lot. It was also nice to stay back and get a nice workout in and keep maintaining my body.

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STANDINGS

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 x - ANA 78 49 22 7 227 216 105
2 x - NSH 77 47 22 8 220 188 102
3 STL 76 46 23 7 229 190 99
4 CHI 76 46 24 6 217 176 98
5 MIN 76 44 25 7 219 186 95
6 VAN 76 44 27 5 219 204 93
7 CGY 77 42 28 7 229 204 91
8 WPG 76 39 25 12 215 201 90
9 LAK 76 37 25 14 201 192 88
10 DAL 77 37 30 10 239 248 84
11 SJS 76 37 30 9 212 215 83
12 COL 76 35 29 12 206 213 82
13 EDM 76 23 40 13 185 255 59
14 ARI 77 23 46 8 161 256 54

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Benn 77 28 46 -6 74
T. Seguin 67 35 35 -4 70
J. Spezza 77 17 42 -3 59
J. Klingberg 60 11 27 3 38
C. Eakin 73 17 19 -5 36
T. Daley 63 16 20 -10 36
A. Goligoski 77 4 31 -2 35
A. Hemsky 71 11 21 -5 32
S. Horcoff 73 11 17 7 28
V. Fiddler 75 12 15 -5 27
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
K. Lehtonen 34 16 10 .906 2.88
J. Enroth 14 26 2 .900 3.25
 
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