All Black captain Richie McCaw was put on ice, literally, as his team continue to take in the sights and sounds of Chicago.
England coach Stuart Lancaster said there would be no major changes to his side's strategy and tactics during next month's internationals.
Luther Burrell is set to miss England's opening November international against world champions New Zealand because of a hand injury.
All Blacks centre Conrad Smith expressed his excitement ahead of their historic match against the United States.
The All Blacks, who arrived at the O'Hare Airport on Monday, will be the star attraction in Chicago this week - ahead of their Test against the United States.
All Black legend Dan carter feels he is ready to get back onto the Test stage, despite his limited game time this year.
Charlie Faumuina has missed the All Blacks' first day of training, ahead of their departure for the end-of-year tour.
The New Zealand Maori team was the big loser in the NPC Final at the weekend.
REPORT: Taranaki are the new champions of New Zealand, beating Tasman 36-32 in a thrilling NPC Final in New Plymouth on Saturday.
The Manawatu Turbos claimed the Championship Cup after defeating Hawke’s Bay 32-24 to gain promotion to the 2015 Premiership division.
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