Thursday, August 22, 2013

Blazers release training camp schedule

Press Release

Kamloops, BC – The Kamloops Blazers will open their 2013-14 training camp with registration this Thursday, August 22nd at 5:00pm in the Parkside Lounge at Interior Savings Centre. All returning players and list players will participate in fitness testing starting at 9:00am at Valleyview Secondary School on August 22nd.

Ice sessions begin at 9:00am on Friday, August 23rd with Rookie Camp practices. Ice times will run from 9:00am – 9:15pm on Friday, August 23rd and Saturday, August 24th. All ice sessions will be held at Interior Savings Centre.

Main camp begins on Sunday, August 25th. Ice sessions will run from 9:00am – 1:00pm on both Sunday and Monday. Tuesday, August 27th, the Blazers will have morning ice sessions and break off into two teams for a game at 7:00pm.

The annual Blue vs. White game will be held on Wednesday, August 28th starting at 7:00pm. Tickets to the game are $5. This will be one of the first opportunities to check out the new HD score clock at Interior Savings Centre in action.    

The Blazers exhibition schedule starts on Friday, August 30th in Kelowna. The Blazers will host two home exhibition games at Interior Savings Centre on Sunday, September 1st against the Vancouver Giants at 6:00pm and on Friday, September 6th against the Kelowna Rockets at 7:00pm.

The Blazers will be joined at training camp by two special guests as Dallas Stars Goaltender Coach, Mike Valley and Dallas Stars goaltending prospect Jack Campbell will both be on the ice. Campbell was the Stars first round pick, 11th overall in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.

Friday. August 23, 2013

9:00am - 10:00am - Rookie Practice - Team Recchi - White
9:30am - Team Gaglardi Workout
10:15am - 11:15am - Rookie Practice - Team Iginla - Black
11:30am - 12:30pm - Rookie Practice - Team Doan - Grey
12:45pm - 1:45pm - Rookie Practice - Team Sydor - Orange
2:00pm - 3:00pm - Main Camp Goalies
3:15pm - 4:45pm - Team Gaglardi Practice - Main Camp
5:30pm - 7:15pm - Rookie Game - Team Recchi (White) vs. Team Iginla (Black)
7:30pm - 9:15pm - Rookie Game - Team Doan (Grey) vs. Team Sydor (Orange)

Saturday. August 24, 2013

9:00am - 10:45am - Rookie Game - Team Recchi (White) vs. Team Sydor (Orange)
9:30am - Team Gaglardi Workout
11:00am - 11:45am - Rookie Goalies
12:00pm - 1:45pm - Rookie Game - Team Doan (Grey) vs. Team Iginla (Black)
2:00pm - 3:00pm - Main Camp Goalies
3:15pm - 4:45pm - Team Gaglardi Practice - Main Camp
5:30pm - 7:15pm - Rookie Game - Team Doan (Grey) vs. Team Recchi (White)
7:30pm - 9:15pm - Rookie Game - Team Iginla (Black) vs. Team Sydor (Orange)

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Main Camp

9:00am - 10:00am - Game - Orange vs. Blue
10:30am - 11:30am - Game - Orange vs. White
12:00pm - 1:00pm - Game - Blue vs. White

Monday, August 26, 2013

Main Camp

9:00am - 10:00am - Game - White vs. Blue
10:30am - 11:30am - Game - Orange vs. Blue
12:00pm - 1:00pm - Game - Orange vs. White

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

8:45am - 10:00am - Practice - Orange
10:15am - 11:30am - Practice - Black
7:00pm - 9:30pm - Game - Orange vs. Black

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

8:45am - 10:00am - Pre-game Skate - Blue
10:15am - 11:30am - Pre-game Skate - White
7:00pm - 9:30pm - Blue vs. White intrasquad Game (Tickets $5)

 (Nathan can be reached at nathanfournier@mainehockeyjournal.com)

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