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Training camp schedule and roster

by Staff Writer / Calgary Flames
The Calgary Flames are set to open their 2008 Main Training Camp on Friday with fitness testing at the Pengrowth Saddledome.


The first on-ice sessions are scheduled for Saturday, September 20th with Group A starting at 9:00 am and Group B hitting the ice at 12:00 pm.

A total of 53 players will be participating in the training camp (5 goalies, 16 defensemen and 32 forwards).


The Flames will play seven preseason games (4 home and 3 away) in preparation for the start of the 2008-09 season which begins with a home-and-home series with the Vancouver Canucks.

The season opener is on Thursday, October 9th in Vancouver with the Flames home opener coming two nights later on Saturday, October 11th at the Pengrowth Saddledome.

Friday, September 18th
7:00am Fitness Testing/Medicals at Pengrowth Saddledome

Saturday, September 20th
9:00am Group A Practice at Pengrowth Saddledome
12:00pm Group B Practice at Pengrowth Saddledome

Sunday, September 21st
9:00am Group B Practice at Pengrowth Saddledome
12:00pm Group A Practice at Pengrowth Saddledome

Monday, September 22nd
9:00am Group A Practice at Pengrowth Saddledome
12:00pm Group B Practice at Pengrowth Saddledome

Tuesday, September 23rd
10:30am Pre-game skate with game players
1:00pm Non-game players practice
7:00pm Florida Panthers vs. Flames, Pengrowth Saddledome

Wednesday, September 24th
11:30am Pre-game skate with game player
11:30am Non-game players practice
7:30pm Phoenix Coyotes vs. Flames, MTS Centre in Winnipeg

Thursday, September 25th
10:30am Pre-game skate with game players
1:30pm Non-game players practice
7:00pm Phoenix Coyotes vs. Flames, Pengrowth Saddledome

Friday, September 26th
10:30am Pre-game skate with game players
1:00pm Non-game players practice
7:00pm Florida Panthers vs. Flames, Pengrowth Saddledome

Flames Training Camp Roster and Groups:

  Group A
Forwards
7 Bertuzzi  74 Carpentier  62 Chucko  24 Conroy
65 Cracknell  53 Cunning 20  Glencross 12 Iginla
22 Langkow  45 Lundmark 26 Nilson  63 Peters
27 Roy  42 Sutter  59 Van der Gulik  69 Watt    
 Defencemen
67 Baldwin  8 Eriksson 5 Giordano 61 Negrin
50 Palin  3 Phaneuf  44 Warrener 78  Wilson    
  Goaltenders
35 Irving  38 Lalande  1 McElhinney    
   
  Group B
 Forwards
75 Armstrong 60 Backlund 17 Bourque 41 Boyd
13 Cammalleri 39 Germyn 47 Greentree 18 Lombardi
25 Moss 23 Nystrom 19 Primeau 29 Prust
43 Ryder 68 Seitsonen 64 Tremblay 46 Vandermeer, P.    
 Defencemen
 33 Aucoin  49 Cole  55 Pardy  56 Pelech
 28 Regehr  6 Sarich  71 Spang  4 Vandermeer, J.
 Goaltenders
 36 Keetley  34 Kiprusoff        
   
  * subject to change

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