WILMINGTON — Phil Kessel  and Shawn Thornton  are both out taking part in drills with the rest of their teammates — as are Dennis Wideman  and Aaron Ward . Andrew Ference , however, is missing at practice this morning after leaving Saturday’s game in the second period. Update on Ference after we talk to the boys in the locker room and Claude Julien  up here in the corner office.
P.J. Axelsson also left practice early with an apparent injury. Update: Axelsson will be not be making the trip to Ottawa.