Ryan McDonagh and Brady Skjei have been working out together 5 days a week in advance of training camp beginning next month. (NYR)
Skjei said that they spent the first part of the summer getting stronger and are now working on their speed and conditioning. (NYR)
Their trainer Dan Meinz said that he is in contact with the Rangers strength and conditioning team about the key areas that the players need to focus on this summer. (NYR)
Skjei said that working out with McDonagh every day has shown him what kind of work goes into being an "elite defender and that he tries to take advantage of being around him so much. (NYR)
McDonagh and Skjei also played together on the same summer league team in Minnesota.
Skjei spent parts of last summer working out with McDonagh and Derek Stepan.