FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 5, 2006
RALEIGH, NC – The 2006 Stanley Cup champion Carolina Hurricanes will open their 2006 Training Camp with photos and physicals on Thursday, Sept. 14. The Hurricanes will hit the ice for the first official practice of the 2006-07 season on Friday, Sept. 15, at 8:30 a.m. at the RecZone in Raleigh. All Hurricanes practices will be held at either the RecZone or the RBC Center and are open to the public and the media. (Click HERE for the schedule)
In total, 48 players have been invited to attend the Hurricanes’ training camp, The roster includes five goaltenders, 14 defensemen and 29 forwards. The Hurricanes will practice in two groups for the first week of camp and will have a pair of Red-White scrimmages prior to the team’s preseason opener on Friday, Sept. 22, at 7 p.m. against the Nashville Predators at the RBC Center.
Please note that the Hurricanes’ practice schedule is always subject to change. The RecZone is located at 912 Hodges St. in Raleigh.
The Carolina Hurricanes will open their 2006-07 regular season on Oct. 4 at the RBC Center against the Buffalo Sabres. For information regarding Hurricanes ticket packages, please call 1-866-NHL-CANES or visit www.CarolinaHurricanes.com.