Dany Heatley’s first session on Skatemill

The two-time Olympian spent the summer trying to improve his skating with power-skating coach Aaron Konecsni and will make a conscious effort to stay on top of it all season.

“It’s something that for me doesn’t come natural. It never has,” Heatley said of his skating. “I’ve always had to focus on it, maybe now more than ever because I’m getting older and the game’s gotten faster.”