Friday, August 16, 2013

Royals announce 2013 training camp schedule

Press Release

Victoria, BC – The Victoria Royals are pleased to announce the schedule for their upcoming 2013 Draft, Rookie and Main Camps to take place at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre.

The Royals will host a two-day Draft Camp beginning on Monday, August 19th for players selected in the 2013 Western Hockey League (WHL) Ba­­ntam Draft by the club. Draft Camp will feature one on-ice session open to the public from 11:00-12:30 p.m. ­on Tuesday, August 20th.

Rookie Camp will span five days beginning on Wednesday, August 21st and will consist of invited players born in 1997 or 1998. Participants will be divided into three teams in a round robin format with games beginning Thursday, August 22nd and running through Sunday, August 25th.

Main Camp will include all returning roster players from the 2012-13 WHL season, invited players born between 1994 and 1996 as well as Draft and Rookie Camp participants progressing through to Main Camp. On-ice sessions during Main Camp will begin the afternoon of Monday, August 26th and conclude with the Royals’ 2013 Intra-Squad Game on Wednesday, August 28th. Puck drop for the annual Intra-Squad Game is set for 7:05 p.m. at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre while entrance will be by donation to the GoodLife Fitness Children’s Foundation.

All on-ice sessions during camp are open to the public with the following schedule:

Draft Camp

Tuesday, August 20th

11:00-12:30 p.m. – Practice

Rookie Camp

Thursday, August 22nd

10:15-11:45 a.m. – Game

4:15-5:45 p.m. – Game

Friday, August 23rd

10:15-11:45 a.m. – Game

1:30-2:30 p.m. – Goaltender Session

4:00-5:00 p.m. – Practice

5:15-6:45 p.m. – Game

Saturday, August 24th

9:00-10:00 a.m. – Practice

10:15-11:45 a.m. – Game

1:30-2:30 p.m. – Goaltender Session

4:00-5:00 p.m. – Practice

5:15-6:45 p.m. – Game

Sunday, August 25th

8:30-9:30 a.m. – Practice

11:00-12:45 p.m. – 1st Place vs. 2nd Place Game

Main Camp

Monday, August 26th

2:30-3:30 p.m. – Goaltender Session

3:45-4:45 p.m. – Practice

5:00-7:00 p.m. – Game

Tuesday, August 27th

9:00-10:00 a.m. – Practice

10:15-12:15 p.m. – Game

2:30-3:30 p.m. – Goaltender Session

3:45-4:45 p.m. – Practice

5:00-7:00 p.m. – Game

Wednesday, August 28th

10:00-10:45 a.m. – Team Blue Pre-Game Skate

11:00-11:45 a.m. – Team White Pre-Game Skate

7:05 p.m. – 2013 Victoria Royals Intra-Squad Game

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

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