Ramblings: Training Camp News on Liljegren, Copp, and Chychrun; Projections! Talking Kaprizov, Carlson, and More – September 22

Michael Clifford

2022-09-22

Training camps have opened, though the first day of camp is a lot of off-ice work, including team physicals. To that end, there really wasn't a lot of information to pass back to the reader, but there are always injury updates. First, we got one from Toronto, which includes the timeline for Timothy Liljegren's injury:

This is interesting for a number of reasons. Liljegren played very well in a small sample last year and a full season of that performance level would be a difference-maker for the Leafs blue line. It also puts a bigger spotlight on Rasmus Sandin, who still needs an RFA contract.

Liljegren could have been a good fantasy option this year but this throws a Sandin-sized wrench into things.

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This is an important injury update for Detroit: