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Rookie Camp Opens Sunday

by Staff Writer / Colorado Avalanche
The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club will hold a three-day rookie camp from Sept. 8-10 at the South Suburban Family Sports Center in Centennial, Colo.  The on-ice sessions will take place from approximately 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.  Rookie camp is free and open to the public.  A total of 29 players will be participating in rookie camp.

    3      Karl Stollery, D
    18    Andrew Agozzino, LW   
    25    Duncan Siemens, D   
    28    Paul Carey, C
    29    Nathan MacKinnon, C   
    30    Sami Aittokallio, G
    31    Calvin Pickard, G
    32    Kieran Millan, G
    34    Kent Patterson, G
    36    Garrett Meurs, C
    37    Colin Smith, C
    38    Joey Hishon, C
    39    Trevor Cheek, LW
    43    Michael Sgarbossa, C
    45    *Mikael Tam, D
    47    Gabriel Beaupre, D
    48    Mitchell Heard, C
    49    *Gabriel Desjardins, LW
    50    *Lee Moffie, D
    51    Markus Lauridsen, D
    53    *Michael Schumacher, LW
    56    *Daniel Maggio, D
    57    Chris Bigras, D
    59    #Dillon Donnelly, D
    60    Spencer Martin    G
    62    Troy Bourke, LW
    63    Michael Clarke, C
    64    Joseph Blandisi, C
    65    Mason Geertsen, D

* - AHL contract
# - Amateur Tryout Contract

The Avalanche will begin its full training camp on Sept. 11, with veterans reporting for medical and physical tests.  The full squad will be on the ice for three days, Sept. 12-14, at the South Suburban Family Sports Center in Centennial, Colo.  Practices and scrimmages will take place in the morning from roughly 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.

A total of 58 players will participate in Colorado’s training camp, including 31 forwards, 20 defensemen and seven goaltenders.

The Avalanche will hold its annual Burgundy/White Game on Sunday, Sept. 15, at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. (12:00 p.m.).  The Avs begin their preseason schedule on Sept. 18 against Anaheim at Pepsi Center.

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(all times subject to change)

Date                Event                             Time                                  Location
Sun, Sept. 8    Rookie Camp                10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.    Family Sports
Mon, Sept. 9    Rookie Camp                10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.   Family Sports
Tue, Sept. 10  Rookie Camp                10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.    Family Sports
Wed, Sept. 11 Veterans Medicals & Physicals
Thu, Sept. 12   Training Camp                9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.   Family Sports
Fri, Sept. 13    Training Camp                9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.   Family Sports
Sat, Sept. 14   Training Camp                9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.   Family Sports
Sun, Sept. 15  Burgundy/White Game 12:00 p.m.                         Air Force Academy (Colo. Springs)

(home games in bold; all times Mountain and subject to change)

Date                  Opponent,Time (MT)
Wed, Sept. 18   Anaheim,7:00 p.m.
Fri, Sept. 20      Los Angeles,7:00 p.m.
Sun, Sept. 22    at Anaheim,6:00 p.m.
Tue, Sept. 24    Dallas,7:00 p.m.
Thu, Sept. 26    at Dallas,6:30 p.m.
Sat, Sept. 28     Los Angeles (in Las Vegas),8:00 p.m.

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