Mitch Moroz is hoping to be completely healthy heading into the Edmonton Oilers training camp in September. Following a WHL Championship and Memorial Cup winning season, the Oilers 32nd overall selection in the 2012 draft was a little banged up.
Now Moroz is feeling much better and is getting closer to skating again.
“A lot of people didn’t know that I was pretty banged up by the end of playoffs,” Moroz told Bob Stauffer Friday on Oilers Now. “My knee was blown out and I had a separated shoulder. It took a few weeks to get mentally and physically rested then I was right into rehab and trying to get healthy enough to jump into an off-season program. I’m feeling a lot better now and I’m pretty much taking part in full workouts and I’m able to get a good six weeks in before camp.”
Moroz says he believes he will be ready to compete at the rookie tournament in Penticton, B.C. prior to main camp but the final decision rests with the Oilers.
“I’m confident in where I’m at and how it’s progressed so I don’t think that’s out of the question at all.”