The Columbus Blue Jackets will conduct their annual development camp for prospects at the OhioHealth Ice Haus, the club's official practice facility at Nationwide Arena, from Tuesday, June 25 through Friday, June 28, the team announced today. Players will arrive and undergo medicals and off-ice testing on Monday, June 24.
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This year's camp is highlighted by the sixth annual 3-on-3 Tournament, which will be held on Friday, June 28 beginning at 4 p.m. All on-ice practice sessions are free and open to the public.
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A complete schedule of on-ice sessions can be found below.
2019 CBJ Development Camp On-Ice Schedule (Times subject to change)
Tuesday, June 25
10-11 a.m. - Group 1 On-Ice
1:30-12:30 p.m. - Group 2 On-Ice
Wednesday, June 26
8:45-10 a.m. - Group 2 On-Ice
10:30 a.m.-11:45 a.m. - Group 1 On-Ice
Thursday, June 27
10-11a.m. - Group 1 On-Ice
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. - Group 2 On-Ice
Friday, June 28
10-11 a.m. - Group 2 On-Ice
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. - Group 1 On-Ice
4-6 p.m. - 3-on-3 Tournament
The players participating in this year's camp will feature club prospects and players selected in the 2019 NHL Draft, which will be held on Friday and Saturday, June 21-22, at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Leading the group of prospects in camp are forward Liam Foudy, who was selected 18th overall at the 2018 NHL Draft, along with two of the club's most recent second round picks; defenseman Andrew Peeke (2016) and forward Alexandre Texier (2017). Other drafted players scheduled to participate in the camp include: 2018 - Marcus Karlberg, Tim Berni, Veini Vehvilainen, Trey Fix-Wolansky; 2017 - Daniil Tarasov, Emil Bemstrom, Kale Howarth, Carson Meyer, Robbie Stucker; 2016 - Peter Thome. A complete development camp roster will be available prior to the start of camp.
On-Ice sessions will be conducted by: director of player personnel Chris Clark, goaltending coach Manny Legace, development coaches Jarkko Ruutu, Gregory Campbell and Jim Corsi, assistant development coach Jared Boll, the Cleveland Monsters (American Hockey League affiliate) coaching staff and skating consultant Lee Harris.