Lombardi conference call bullet points
-Simon Gagne did not ask for a trade out of Los Angeles.
-There won’t be an immediate call-up from Manchester.
-When Martinez returns, the team is leaning towards keeping two extra defensemen and one extra forward.
-Trading for a forward to add to the left wing corps does not appear to be a heavy priority.
-Willie Mitchell had a procedure done on his knee, identified by Lisa Dillman of the LA Times as a PRP procedure.
-The procedure was “something he wanted to try” and Mitchell is in the “same holding pattern”. There is no timetable for his return.
-Alec Martinez is on schedule in his rehabilitation from an upper-body injury. The two-to-four week ballpark hasn’t changed.
-Jake Muzzin’s recent play was praised, as was Davis Drewiske’s compete level and Keaton Ellerby’s development in the team’s systems.
-There have been informal discussions on a contract extension for Rob Scuderi.