"Anytime you're off the ice and you don't use your skating muscles, it takes time to get back into the flow of things. It only takes about four or five days to get your feel back and this is Day 1."
-- Mike Green
The defenseman skated with teammates for the first time in more than a month Friday, and afterward told reporters he no longer was experiencing concussion-like symptoms.
The practice was optional and featured just 11 players, and Green did not take any contact, but according to the Washington Post, he took shots, handled the puck and skated through teammates.
"That's the most I've done in a long time here," Green told the Washington Post. "I felt good, that's the most important thing. I don't have anything going on and each day's been better and it was nice to get a good skate in."