55 players invited to training camp

Monday, 09.09.2013 / 3:30 PM / News
Montreal Canadiens

PRESS RELEASE

MONTREAL -- The Montreal Canadiens announced Monday that 55 players will participate in the 2013-14 training camp. Players will report for physicals and medical exams at the Bell Sports Complex in Brossard on Wednesday, September 11.

The first on-ice session will take place at the Bell Sports Complex on Thursday, September 12. The training camp will run until Monday, September 30, in preparation for the regular season opener against the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Bell Center on Tuesday, October 1.

The list of players invited to training camp includes 5 goaltenders, 16 defensemen and 34 forwards. The Canadiens completed their rookie camp today and 23 of the 40 players attending have been invited to the main camp.

Training Camp Schedule (September 11-14)
Please find below the schedule for the first four days of training camp. A complete list will be available at the Bell Sports Complex.

September 11    Medicals and Physical Testing    Media access (11 am – 2 pm)
September 12    Practice, Group A    10 – 10:45 am
    Game A vs B    11 – 11:50 am
    Conditioning, Group A    12 – 12:30 pm
    Practice, Group B    12:15 – 12:50 pm
    Conditioning, Group B    1:30 – 2 pm
September 13    Practice, Group B    10 – 10:45 am
    Game A vs B    11 – 11:50 am
    Conditioning, Group B    12 – 12:30 pm
    Practice, Group A    12:15 – 12:50 pm
    Conditioning, Group A    1 – 1:30 pm
September 14    Practice, extra players    10 – 11 a.m.
    Game Team Red vs Team White (Bell Centre)    1 p.m.

Practices opened to the public
Canadiens fans are invited to attend all practices at the Bell Sports Complex in Brossard. Fans will have access to the stands for scrimmages on September 12-13.

Game Team Red vs Team White at Bell Centre
On September 14, at 1 p.m., the Bell Centre will play host to an informal scrimmage starring Canadiens players divided up between teams Red and White. Habs fans who wish to attend this game will be able to do so for only $5 taxes included (canadiens.com and evenko.ca, or through the Bell Centre's ticket office). All proceeds from this game will be donated to the Fonds Avenir Lac-Mégantic.

Media Availability
Players at camp, as well as head coach Michel Therrien, will be available to the media following practice sessions (which include an off-ice stretch), at the Bell Sports Complex.

A complete list of the players invited to Canadiens training camp


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