PR: Flames Prospects to Compete in Rookie Tourney

August 12th, 2008 | Posted in Press Releases
By: D'Arcy McGrath

FLAMES PROSPECTS TO COMPETE IN PRE-SEASON ROOKIE TOURNAMENT

For Immediate Release
Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Calgary, AB – Calgary Flames prospects will start their 2008 training camp with a two game rookie tournament against the Edmonton Oilers and Vancouver Canucks in Camrose, AB. The three team tournament, hosted by the Oilers, will occur from Sunday, September 14 to Tuesday, September 16 at Encana Arena in Camrose’s newly opened Edgeworth Centre.

Flames prospects will report to Calgary on September 10 and participate in the Flames Annual Charity Golf Classic on September 11. Fitness testing for the rookies gets underway on September 12 followed by the first on-ice session scheduled for September 13 at the Pengrowth Saddledome. Complete details of the Flames main training camp will be announced later this month.

ROOKIE TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE

Sunday, September 14, 2008
7:00 pm – Edmonton Oilers vs. Calgary Flames

Monday, September 15, 2008
7:00 pm – Calgary Flames vs. Vancouver Canucks

Tuesday, September 16, 2008
7:00 pm – Edmonton Oilers vs. Vancouver Canucks


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