Jonathan Ang scored a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 4-1 preseason win over the Nashville Predators.
The 18-year-old was a fourth round pick of the Panthers in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft. Ang picked up an assist on Dryden Hunt's first period goal and he scored one of his own at the 3:47 mark of the third period. Ang will be heading back to junior at some point during training camp.
James Neal scored in Tuesday's 4-1 preseason loss to the Florida Panthers.
Neal scored a power play goal with his team trailing 4-0 in the third period. Yannick Weber and Mattias Jarnkrok picked up the assists on Neal's power play goal. Neal finished the game with two penalty minutes, six shots on goal and two hits. The 29-year-old could realistically hit the 30-goal mark if he stays healthy in 2016-17.
Clarke MacArthur (concussion) is apparently feeling better than most expected.
The Senators did not update MacArthur's status on Tuesday. The team's medical staff will no doubt be very cautious with him given his history with concussions.
It sounds like Aaron Ekblad (upper body) should be available for the start of the season.
Coach Gerard Gallant said on Monday that if the season started in two days then he believed that Ekblad would play. He has been skating on his own, so the next positive sign will be when he joins his teammates for practice.
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins was flanked by Benoit Pouliot and Jesse Puljujarvi at Tuesday's practice.
It was his first session in training camp after returning from the World Cup of Hockey as a member of Team North America. Nugent-Hopkins played well as a two-way pivot at the tournament, but Edmonton will be expecting much more offense from him in 2016-17. He posted 12 goals and 34 points in 55 games last year.
Milan Lucic skated on the same line as Connor McDavid on Tuesday at practice.
"You have to be ready no matter where you are on the ice because he (McDavid) is really good at getting guys the puck," said Lucic. "That's one thing that I've definitely got to get used to, just being ready for pucks at all times in scoring positions. When you get those chances you've got to make sure you score." Lucic has stated that the opportunity to play with McDavid was a major selling point for him going to the Oilers in free agency, so he should be motivated to make the most of it.
Luke Schenn is expected to add some toughness to Arizona's lineup this season.
Coyotes GM John Chayka is hoping that Schenn can prevent the team from being overpowered physically the way they were at times during the 2015-16 season. Schenn has amassed 409 penalty minutes and 1,773 hits over 566 career matches. Arizona is looking for the 26-year-old defender to help the team's penalty kill as well, which ranked 28th in the league last year.
Dion Phaneuf will be an alternate captain for the Senators this season during road games.
Kyle Turris will get to wear the 'A' on his jersey for home contests, while Chris Neil will serve as an alternate captain for the entire year. Phaneuf was the captain of the Maple Leafs before he was traded to Ottawa last season and his new team was quick to embrace him as a leader.