Ryan (undisclosed) was at practice Wednesday in a non-contact jersey, Ansar Khan of MLive.com reports.

With just one day remaining before the season-opener against Carolina on Thursday, it seems unlikely Ryan will be ready in time. In his stead, Filip Zadina figures to get bumped up to a top-six role that may include some power-play minutes, as well. After appearing in just 24 games last season, Ryan is no doubt eager to return to being a half-point-per-game player, as he's been for much of his career.

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