Flames Open Prospect Training Camp

September 10th, 2008 | Posted in Press Releases
By: D'Arcy McGrath

CALGARY FLAMES OPEN 2008 PROSPECTS TRAINING CAMP AT THE PENGROWTH SADDLEDOME
All On-Ice Sessions Open to the Public

For Immediate Release
Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Calgary, AB – The Calgary Flames are set to open their 2008 prospects’ training camp starting Friday, September 12th with fitness testing at the Pengrowth Saddledome.

The first on-ice session for the prospects is scheduled for Saturday, September 13th beginning at 10:00 am. A total of 25 players will be participating in the prospects camp (3 goalies, 8 defensemen and 14 forwards). On Sunday, September 14th the Flames prospects will participate in an exhibition game against the Edmonton Oilers prospects in Camrose at 7:00 pm, followed by an exhibition game against the Vancouver Canucks prospects on Monday, September 15th also in Camrose at 7:00pm.

Media are welcome to attend all on-ice sessions. Prospects will be available upon request following their fitness testing and at the conclusion of each training day. There will be no access to the players during fitness testing. For specific times of player’s availability please contact the Flames Communications department.

Please find included the list of players invited to the Calgary Flames 2008 prospect training camp as well as additional camp information.

PROSPECT TRAINING CAMP SCHEDULE

    Friday, September 12th

Who: All prospects
Event/Time: Prospects Fitness Testing/Medicals – Beginning at 7:00 a.m.
Location: Pengrowth Saddledome

    Saturday, September 13th

Who: All prospects
Event/Time(s): Practice – 10:00 a.m.
Location: Pengrowth Saddledome

    Sunday, September 14th

Who: All prospects
Event/Time(s): Pre-game skate – 11:30 a.m.
Event/Time(s): CGY vs. EDM Game Time – 7:00 p.m.
Location: Camrose, AB

    Monday, September 15th

Who: All prospects
Event/Time(s): Pre-game skate – 11:30 a.m.
Event/Time(s): CGY vs. VAN Game Time – 7:00 p.m.
Location: Camrose, AB

    Tuesday, September 16th

Who: All prospects
Event/Time(s): Practice – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Pengrowth Saddledome

    Wednesday, September 17th

Who: All prospects
Event/Time(s): Practice – 9:00 a.m.
Event/Time(s): Practice – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Pengrowth Saddledome

2008 CALGARY FLAMES PROSPECT TRAINING CAMP ROSTER

# LAST NAME FIRST NAME POS.
75 Armstrong John C
54 Aulie Keith LD
60 Backlund Mikael C
67 Baldwin Gord LD
57 Bouma Lance LW
66 Brodie T.J. LD
74 Carpentier Hugo C
49 Cole Brad LD
65 Cracknell Adam RW
73 Grantham Ryley LW
47 Greentree Kyle LW
71 Irving Leland G
70 Jonsson Per LD
36 Keetley Matt G
38 Lalande Kevin G
61 Negrin John LD
48 Nemisz Greg RW
56 Pelech Matt RD
43 Ryder Dan C
68 Seitsonen Aki RW
42 Sutter Brett LW
64 Tremblay Jonathan RW
52 Wahl Mitch C
69 Watt J.D. RW
78 Wilson Ryan LD
Main camp is scheduled to begin on Friday, September 19th. Complete training camp information, including schedules and roster will be available at the beginning of main training camp.


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