by Ken Peacock
There was a few names that were missing from the ice when Tampa Bay opened up camp last Saturday. Scott Jackson is out with and injury and not able to take the ice with the team. His situation is being monitored and we wish him the best and can’t wait to see him take his place in the Admirals lineup this season.
Dustin Tokarski on the other hand was supposed to be the number one goalie for the Admirals this year. Cedrick Desjardins was out of the picture in Colorado and Jaroslav Janus was coming off of a “not one of his best” years. When camp opened up Dustin was on the ice for a short time on Saturday and then left watching the team practice from the stands. Rumors were circulating that he was nursing an injury and the Lightning were prepared to shop for a legitimate AHL starter to help Janus while Tokarski Recovered. Things were not looking good in the Tokarski Camp.
Things are now looking up. Tokarski recently underwent 2 MRI’s and he came out with a clean bill of health. No injury’s were revealed and he returned to the ice. Now what about Janus? JJ has had a really good camp. He’s looked sharp in the practices and played in both of the exhibitions. Does Tic have a battle in store for him when they arrive in St John’s for training camp? Could be……
Please check out this in-depth article from Chad over at BoltProspects about Tic and his return, Janus, and the competition over who will be Number One in Norfolk.