Vrana opened training camp on a line with Nicklas Backstrom and Andre Burakovsky, Tarik El-Bashir of CSN Mid-Atlantic reports.

The 21-year-old is certainly in the spotlight this preseason given that there is an opening for him in the top six following the offseason departures of Justin Williams and Marcus Johansson. While the coaching staff has been emphatic that Vrana will not be handed anything, his presence alongside Backstrom and Burakovsky at the outset of training camp certainly indicates that the coaching staff will give him every opportunity to secure a spot on the Opening Night roster. Vrana has significant sleeper potential if he can stick with such talented linemates, so keep an eye on him as the preseason (and your fantasy drafts) unfold.

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