He reported to training camp this week stronger, thanks largely to eight pounds of muscle mass....
"We set up our own thing and went one-on-one all summer, and I think it really helped me," Weise said Tuesday while watching others scrimmage at the Madison Square Garden training facility. "Normally I work in a group, but this time I worked one-on-one with (Rubin). I'm leaner than ever. I'm stronger than ever. And I'm a little bit heavier, which I feel good about because I was getting stronger but not really losing my speed.
"After playing in the NHL last season, if I want to play the style I want I felt I had to get a little stronger, and I think I did that over the summer. It'll probably get a little more physical as we get rolling into the exhibition games, but it has felt pretty good so far."
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