The Canucks top prospects report to General Motors Place on Friday, September 12th for pre-training camp medicals and testing. Prospects will take to the ice at UBC on Saturday, September 13th and Sunday, September 14th. In addition to the on-ice activities in Vancouver, the Canucks top prospects will travel to Camrose, Alberta for a two day tournament versus the Edmonton Oilers and Calgary Flames top prospects on September 15th and 16th.
"The Canucks are looking forward to another successful training camp in Whistler this September," said Vancouver Canucks General Manager, Mike Gillis. "We have tremendous support across the province and are pleased that we are able to bring the team to our fans in the Whistler area this year. The Canucks have received first class treatment from the fans and venue in Whistler previously and we look forward to continuing to build upon this relationship.”
Vancouver Canucks 2008 Training Camp Schedule (subject to change)
|Camp ||Date(s) ||Location |
|Prospect Testing ||Sept. 12 ||General Motors Place, Vancouver |
|Prospect Camp ||Sept. 13-14 ||UBC, Vancouver |
|Prospect Tournament ||Sept. 15-16 ||Encana Arena, Camrose, Alberta |
|Veteran Testing ||Sept. 19 ||General Motors Place, Vancouver |
|Training Camp ||Sept. 20-21 ||Meadow Park Sports Centre, Whistler |
The Vancouver Canucks held training camp in Calgary and Medicine Hat, Alberta during the club’s first four years in the NHL. Since then, the Canucks have held training camp throughout British Columbia including in Victoria, Courtenay, Powell River, Duncan, Parksville, Kamloops, Vernon and Whistler. The Canucks also held training camp in Stockholm, Sweden in 2000.