MONTREAL - The Montreal Canadiens announced on Wednesday that 66 players will participate in the 2018-19 training camp. Players will report for physicals and medical exams at the Bell Sports Complex in Brossard on Thursday, September 13. The first on-ice session will take place at the Bell Sports Complex on Friday, September 14, at 10 a.m.
The list of players invited to training camp includes six goaltenders, 23 defensemen and 37 forwards.
The Canadiens completed their rookie camp on Wednesday. Twenty-two (22) of the 30 players attending have been invited to the main camp.
Team Red vs. Team White at Bell Centre
In preparation for the team's preseason schedule, the Canadiens and Canadian Tire are pleased to invite all fans to attend the Canadian Tire Red vs White scrimmage on Sunday, September 16 at the Bell Centre, with puck drop at 1 p.m.
A photo opportunity will be coordinated for media from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on the first day of camp on Thursday, September 13, as well as a media availability with a few players at 2 p.m. Starting on Friday, September 14, players at camp, and Head Coach Claude Julien, will be available to the media following practice sessions (including off-ice conditioning), at the Bell Sports Complex, around 12 p.m.
Training Camp Schedule (Sept. 13-16)
Thursday, September 13
10:30 a.m. Photo opportunity
2:00 p.m. Media availability (players)
Friday, September 14
10:00 a.m. Practice (Group A) Media availability (12 p.m.)
12:30 p.m. Practice (Group B) No media availability
Saturday, September 15
10:00 a.m. Practice (Group B) Media availability (12 p.m.)
12:00 p.m. Practice (Group A) No media availability
Sunday, September 16
1:00 p.m. Game Red vs. White Bell Centre
Training Camp Roster
DE LA ROSE, Jacob
EVANS, Jake (INJ)
TYSZKA, Jarret (INJ)
WALFORD, Scott (INJ)