– Ron Francis
, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced the roster for the team’s 2016 development camp, to be held from July 6-9 at PNC Arena.
The Hurricanes’ Prospects Development Camp will feature all nine members of the team’s 2016 draft class as well as other previously-drafted/acquired players and select invitees. The 27-player roster includes four goaltenders, eight defensemen and 15 forwards. The full roster can be found here.
During development camp, the players will go through off-ice training and educational sessions, as well as on-ice sessions. The prospects’ evening on-ice sessions on July 6 and 7, as well as the on-ice session at noon on July 9, will be open to the public.
On Saturday, July 9 at 10 a.m., fans are invited to enjoy the Summerfest Celebration inside PNC Arena. Along with the final on-ice session of the Prospects Development Camp at noon, the Summerfest Celebration will feature an autograph session, equipment sale and State of the Hurricanes. The event will feature more than 20 interactive inflatables, games and experiences, free giveaways, guest speakers from the Hurricanes, appearances by Stormy and the Storm Squad, discounted concessions, hockey games and extended hours at The Eye team store. Parking and admission are free to the Summerfest Celebration.
The Carolina Hurricanes open the 2016-17 regular season, their 19th season in North Carolina, on the road against the Winnipeg Jets on Oct. 13. The Hurricanes host the New York Rangers in their regular-season home opener at PNC Arena on Oct. 28 (7:30 p.m.). For information about Hurricanes ticket packages, please visit www.CarolinaHurricanes.com/tickets, or call 1-866-NHL-CANES (1-866-645-2263).