The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today its training camp dates and training camp roster for the upcoming 2011-12 season.
The Avalanche will begin its 2011 training camp on Sept. 16, with veterans reporting for medical and physical tests. The full squad will be on the ice for three days, Saturday, Sept. 17, Sunday, Sept. 18 and Monday, Sept. 19 at the South Suburban Family Sports Center in Englewood, Colo. Practices and scrimmages will take place in the morning from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. All sessions are open to the public at no charge on a first-come, first-served basis.
The Avalanche will hold its annual Burgundy/White Game on Tuesday, Sept. 20 at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs (6:30 p.m.). Colorado begins its preseason schedule on Sept. 22 at Dallas, the first of six exhibition contests. The Avs will play three preseason games at home, Sept. 23 vs. St. Louis, Sept. 25 vs. Dallas and Sept. 28 vs. Los Angeles.
A total of 55 players will be attending training camp, which includes 29 forwards, 20 defensemen and six goaltenders. Full camp roster is attached.Numerical Roster
2011 TRAINING CAMP SCHEDULE
(all times subject to change)Date Event Time Location
Sat, Sept. 17 Training Camp 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Family Sports
Sun, Sept. 18 Training Camp 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Family Sports
Mon, Sept. 19 Training Camp 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Family Sports
Tue, Sept. 20 Burgundy/White Game 6:30 p.m. Air Force Academy (Colo. Springs)2011 AVALANCHE PRESEASON SCHEDULE
(home games in bold; all times Mountain and subject to change)Date Opponent Time (MT)
Thu, Sept. 22 at Dallas 6:30 p.m.Fri, Sept. 23 St. Louis 7:00 p.m.
Sun, Sept. 25 Dallas 6:00 p.m.Wed, Sept. 28 Los Angeles 7:00 p.m.
Thu, Sept. 29 at St. Louis 6:00 p.m.
Sat, Oct. 1 Los Angeles (in Las Vegas) 7:00 p.m.