VOORHEES, N.J. - Travis Konecny didn't expect to play like Wayne Gretzky.
"If you guys watched it, I didn't look too great out there, bobbling the puck a little bit," he said with a laugh. "But it's just rust, it's going to come back. Just being patient right now and going through all the aches and pains that come with it."
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Konecny will be himself again. He missed the Flyers' first three days of training camp but is ready to catch up (see story). He started that goal Tuesday after signing a six-year, $33 million contract Monday.
His teammates love his energy and spirit. He's become a fan favorite and his Stadium Series show solidified that status.
The Konecny vibes were back at the Flyers' practice facility Tuesday. Here are some of the sights and scenes:
James van Riemsdyk on the return of Travis Konecny: "I think he brings that energy to our team for sure. He's a guy going 100 an hour, his mouth maybe going faster than he is sometimes."— Adam Kimelman (@NHLAdamK) September 17, 2019
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