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."
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:
You’re gonna want to TaKe a look at who’s here. pic.twitter.com/UCeyrc2Xz9— Philadelphia Flyers (@NHLFlyers) September 17, 2019
Look how happy Claude Giroux is to see Travis Konecny. pic.twitter.com/tmDq65W3jl— Jordan Hall (@JHallNBCS) September 17, 2019
Let’s eat. 🍽 pic.twitter.com/Qnr3XlQIsL— Philadelphia Flyers (@NHLFlyers) September 17, 2019
Travis Konecny. pic.twitter.com/mAfZ2UN4XJ— Jordan Hall (@JHallNBCS) September 17, 2019
Travis Konecny off a nice feed from Cal O’Reilly. pic.twitter.com/VQyTKpPPYI— Jordan Hall (@JHallNBCS) September 17, 2019
"It's part of the process, so I just had to trust it."— Jordan Hall (@JHallNBCS) September 17, 2019
- Travis Konecny
(📷 by Flyers PR guru Zack Hill) pic.twitter.com/Hfj6UcUJxr
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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