Even at an optional, that's a good sign for Clowe, who hasn't skated since the Washington series. And Marc Staal.
Not sure what to make of Anton Stralman's absence, but he didn't play in the third and Kreider was struck in the face with a stick at 5:05 of the third.
Darroll Powe, who said he was feeling better yesterday after missing seven games, also is on ice here at teh MSG Training Center. As is Carl Hagelin.
Ryan Callahan, Ryan McDonagh also here, among others