RALEIGH, NC—Jason Karmanos, Vice President and Assistant General Manager for the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team will hold its annual conditioning camp in Raleigh, July 15-18. Hurricanes Head Athletic Trainer/Strength and Conditioning Coach Peter Friesen will run the camp for the 10 prospects, teaching the players proper conditioning techniques to help them prepare for careers in professional hockey.
In addition to physical training techniques and testing, the players at the camp will have seminars covering other areas including motivational techniques, media training and proper eating habits, including a trip to the grocery store with a nutritionist. On-ice sessions led by Hurricanes Associate Head Coach and Director of Player Personnel Ron Francis, along with assistant coaches Kevin McCarthy, Tom Rowe and Tom Barrasso, will take place each day at the RecZone at 4:45 p.m. Media interested in covering the conditioning camp should contact Mike Sundheim or Kyle Hanlin. The RecZone is located at 912 Hodges St. in Raleigh.