Dineen gave the team their choice to skate today and most of the veterans took the day off.

“We’re about energy right now and managing the season and making sure the important times are there. We ended up having a long road trip, getting back 2:30 a.m. those are tough days off. We’re keeping on top of things but also trying to manage their physical health, too, which is going to take on more importance as we move forward.’’

Dineen inplied that Weiss has been playing hurt.