The effort impressed coach Jacques Martin, who praised Palushaj’s speed and dogged pursuit of the puck.
Martin alluded to training camp competition among Palushaj, Andreas Engqvist, Michael Blunden and Brock Trotter – AHL veterans trying to jump to The Show.
(Photo by Christinne Muschi/Reuters)
• Forwards going to Halifax to face Boston on Sunday night: Gomez, Kostitsyn, Cole, Darche, Gallagher, Avstin, Archambault, Blunden, Engqvist, Lefebvre, Massé, Palushaj, Willsie
Dmen making the trip: Gill, Weber, Yemelin, Beaulieu, Ellis and Henry
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