Originally written on NY Rangers Blog  |  Last updated 11/16/14

NEW YORK - OCTOBER 01: Erik Karlsson of the Ottawa Senators is pushed by Ryan McDonagh of the New York Rangers during their preseason game on October 1, 2010 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
The Wisconsin Badgers have churned out a whole plethora of professional hockey players, including many at the NHL level. And so Wisconsin invites their alumni back during the summer to train and get ready for the upcoming season. And for the Wisconsin players, they get to train with the pros and learn a few things. Attending the alumni camp is, among other NHL players, Ryan McDonagh. Here is the list of other attendees:Blake Geoffrion, Matthew Ford, Davis Drewiske, Craig Smith, Joe Piskula, Joe Pavelski, Ben Street, Jake Dowell, Tom Gilbert, Brian Elliott, Ryan McDonagh, John Mitchell Podge Turnbull, Patrick Eaves, Jack Skille, and Adam Burish.It is also believed that Derek Stepan took part as well at some point. It's good that McDonagh (and possibly Stepan) are training with other pros. Even for something as simple as weightlifting or skating drills, these players are competitive by nature and so having others to train "against" gives them extra drive. The best quote in the article...
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