Audio from the second day of training camp ’18, part 2: Green, Mantha, Blashill

Red Wings defenseman Mike Green, forward Anthony Mantha and coach Jeff Blashill spoke with the media during scrums at the Red Wings’ training camp on Saturday, and:

Mike Green discussed his return to health after neck surgery and his preparations for what he hopes will be an improved season:

Anthony Mantha talked about his hopes of playing on a fast line with Dylan Larkin and Tyler Bertuzzi, his inability to box this past summer and his non-decision regarding the shot blockers on his gloves:

Finally, Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill addressed his sleepy campers this morning, the chicken-or-egg game that is ice time vs. opportunity for Andreas Athanasiou, his hopes that AA and Thomas Vanek skate well together on the Wings’ third line, his take on tonight’s alumni game and much more over the course of an 11-minute interview:

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