Saturday, August 24, 2013

Erie Otters release their roster and schedule for training camp

Press Release

The Erie Otters Hockey Club of the Ontario Hockey League have released a roster and schedule for their upcoming 2013 training camp, which starts Monday, August 26 and runs until Saturday, August 31 at the Mercyhurst Ice Center in Erie, Pennsylvania.

The 57 player camp will be made up of 35 forwards, 18 defensemen and 4 goaltenders. The roster will be divided up into three teams for scrimmaging purposes. The Otters welcome back 17 members of last year’s squad to camp, while the remainder of the camp roster will be made up of draft picks, free agents, and recently acquired players. Entire training camp roster and scrimmage teams can be found by clicking here.

All on ice activity will be open to the public. Mercyhurst Ice Center is located on the campus of Mercyhurst University in Erie, Pennsylvania. The schedule for training camp is as follows:

Monday, August 26                                                   Tuesday, August 27

Players Report at 5 p.m.                                           Inter-squad Prospect Game 8:30 a.m.

Off-ice Fitness Testing                                              Team Red vs. Team Gold 2:30 p.m.

                                                                                 Team Blue Practice 4:15 p.m.

Wednesday, August 28                                              Thursday, August 29

Team Red vs. Team Blue 8:30 a.m.                               Team Red Practice 8:30 a.m.

Team Gold Practice 10:15 a.m.                                     Team Blue Practice 9:45 a.m.

Team Blue vs. Team Gold 2:00 p.m.                              Team Blue vs. Team Red 5:30 p.m.

Team Red Practice 3:45 p.m.

Friday, August 30                                                       Saturday, August 31

Team Red Practice 8:30 a.m.                                        Team Pre-game Skate 9:30 a.m.

Team Blue Practice 9:45 a.m.                                       Aces Practice 10:45 a.m.

Team Blue vs. Team Red 4:00 p.m.                            Game vs. Niagara IceDogs 5:00 p.m.

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