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Habs' future gears up for rookie camp

by Staff Writer / Montréal Canadiens

Guillaume Latendresse and Kyle Chipchura will once again be participating in the Canadiens' rookie camp, which gets underway Sept. 7.


MONTREAL - The Canadiens announced Thursday the participation of 25 players in the 2006 Rookie Camp to take place from September 8-12 at Ricoh Coliseum, in Toronto.

All prospects will arrive for physical testing on September 7 before taking part in an on-ice practice at the Sportplexe 4-Glaces in Pierrefonds (2:30 p.m.). Players will depart for Toronto later in the day.

The round-robin tournament will feature four clubs; the Canadiens, Florida Panthers, Toronto Maple Leafs and York University. Practices will be run by Canadiens Assistant Coach Kirk Muller and Hamilton Bulldogs Assistant Coach, Ron Wilson. Of the 25 camp invitees, 16 are Canadiens draft selections.

Please also note that the Canadiens' annual golf tournament will be held on Tuesday, September 5, at the Club de golf Laval-sur-le-Lac. The Canadiens' main training camp will take place from September 14 to October 3.

List of players

Forwards (14)

Defensemen (8)

Goaltenders (3)




Aubin, Mathieu (C) *

Carle, Mathieu *

Lacasse, Loic *

Chipchura, Kyle (C) *

Cepek, Cameron *

Desjardins, Cdrick ©

D'Agostini, Matthew (RW) *

Frchette, Martin

Price, Carey *

Grabovski, Mikhail (C) *

Gleed, Jon * ©


Kostitsyn, Sergei (LW) *

Joanisse, Andr


Latendresse, Guillaume (LW) *

Martin, Conrad


Maxwell, Ben (C) *

O'Byrne, Ryan *


Mikus, Juraj (RW) *

St-Denis, Frdric

Coaching Staff

Mouton, Pier-Olivier (LW)


Kirk Muller

Neilson, Eric (RW)


Ron Wilson

Petit, Keven (RW)



Picard-Hooper, Alexandre (C)



Stewart, Gregory (LW) *



White, Ryan (RW) *



* Draft selection                                      Invited as try-out                                                © AHL contract

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