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Hurricanes Announce Camp Roster and Schedule

by Josh Bernstein / Carolina Hurricanes
53 players invited to Raleigh-based 2007 training camp 


RALEIGH, NC –  The Carolina Hurricanes will hit the ice for the first official practice of the 2007-08 season on Friday, Sept. 14, at 8:00 a.m. at the RBC Center in Raleigh. All Hurricanes practices throughout training camp will be held at the RBC Center and are open to the public and the media.

In total, 53 players have been invited to attend the Hurricanes’ training camp. The roster includes six goaltenders, 16 defensemen and 31 forwards. The Hurricanes will practice in three groups for the first week of camp and will have a pair of Red-White scrimmages after the team’s preseason opener on Sunday, Sept. 16, at 3:00 p.m. against the Washington Capitals at the RBC Center.

The Eighth Annual Chevrolet Caniac Carnival will be held at the RBC Center immediately before the Hurricanes’ first preseason game and will feature rides, interactive games, a live band, BMX stunt shows and more. Admission to the game against the Capitals is free to those who attend the carnival while ticket supplies last.

Please note that the Hurricanes’ practice schedule is always subject to change.

Camp Schedule

2007 Training Camp Roster
Goaltenders
# Name 2006-07 Team How Acquired
30 Cam Ward
Carolina (NHL)
Draft '02 (1-25-1)
35
Kevin Nastiuk
Las Vegas (ECHL)
Draft '03 (4-126-4)
47 John Grahame
Carolina (NHL)
Free agent (7/06)
49
Michael Leighton
Philadelphia (NHL)
Nashville (NHL)
Philadelphia (AHL)
Portland (AHL)
Trade w/ MTL (6/07)
50
Daniel Manzato
Basel (Swiss)
Draft '02 (3-160-5)
60
Justin Peters
Albany (AHL)
Florida (ECHL)
Draft '04 (2-38-2)
       
Defense
# Name
2006-07 Team
How Acquired
2 Glen Wesley Carolina (NHL) Free agent (8/05)
4
Dennis Seidenberg Carolina (NHL)
Phoenix (NHL)
Trade w/ PHX (1/07)
5
Frantisek Kaberle
Carolina (NHL)
Free agent (7/04)
6
Bret Hedican
Carolina (NHL)
Trade w/ FLA (1/02)
7
Niclas Wallin
Carolina (NHL)
Draft '00 (3-90-4)
22
Mike Commodore
Carolina (NHL)
Trade w/ CGY (7/05)
28
Wade Brookbank
Boston (NHL)
Providence (AHL)
W-B/Scranton (AHL)
Free agent (7/07)
29 Joey Mormina Manchester (AHL)
Free agent (7/07)
33
Brett Carson Albany (AHL)
Draft '04 (4-190-4)
38
Tim Conboy
Albany (AHL)
Free agent (7/06)
42
Tim Gleason
Carolina (NHL)
Trade w/ LA (9/06)
43
Noah Babin
Albany (AHL)
Notre Dame (CCHA)
Free agent (3/07)
46 Mark Flood
Albany (AHL)
Syracuse (AHL)
Trade w/ CBJ (11/07)
53 Casey Borer
Albany (AHL)
St. Cloud State (WCHA)
Draft '04 (3-69-3)
63 Steve Ward
Plymouth (OHL)
Free agent AHL (8/07)
71
J.D. Forrest
Albany (AHL)
Free agent (7/06)
       
Forwards
# Name 2006-07 Team How Acquired
8 Matt Cullen NY Rangers (NHL) Trade w/ NYR (7/07)
11 Justin Williams  Carolina (NHL)
Trade w/ PHI (1/04)
12
Eric Staal
Carolina (NHL)
Draft '03 (1-2-1)
13
Ray Whitney
Carolina (NHL)
Free agent (8/05)
14
Brandon Sutter
Red Deer (WHL)
Draft '07 (1-11-1)
16
Andrew Ladd
Carolina (NHL)
Draft '04 (1-4-1)
17
Rod Brind'Amour
Carolina (NHL)
Trade w/ PHI (1/00)
18
Ryan Bayda
Carolina (NHL)
Albany (AHL)
Free agent (8/06)
19 Trevor Letowski
Carolina (NHL)
Free agent (7/06)
24
Scott Walker
Carolina (NHL)
Trade w/ NSH (7/06)
26
Erik Cole
Carolina (NHL)
Draft '98 (3-71-3)
27
Craig Adams
Carolina (NHL)
Trade w/ ANA (10/05)
31 Kirk Macdonald
Albany (AHL)
RPI (ECACHL)
Free agent AHL (8/07)
32 Trevor Gillies
Portland (AHL)
Augusta (ECHL)
Free agent (7/07)
34 David Gove
Carolina (NHL)
Albany (AHL)
Free agent (8/05)
36 Brandon Nolan
Bridgeport (AHL)
Vaxjo (Swe)
Free agent (8/05)
37 Keith Aucoin
Carolina (NHL)
Albany (AHL)
Free agent (8/05)
39 Patrick Dwyer
Albany (AHL)
Free agent (7/06)
41
Harrison Reed
Sarnia (OHL)
Draft '06 (2-93-3)
44 Bobby Hughes
Kingston (OHL)
Draft '06 (3-123-4)
51
Jeff Hamilton
Chicago (NHL)
Free agent (7/07)
52 Mike Angelidis Albany (AHL)
Florida (ECHL)
Free agent (7/06)
54 Stefan Chaput Lewiston (QMJHL) Draft '06 (4-153-5)
56 Jakub Petruzalek Albany (AHL)
Hartford (AHL)
Charlotte (ECHL)
Trade w/ NYR (11/07)
57 Drayson Bowman Spokane (WHL) Draft '07 (2-72-3)
58 Chris Terry Plymouth (OHL) Draft '07 (4-132-5)
59 Chad LaRose Carolina (NHL) Free agent (8/03)
61 Cory Stillman Carolina (NHL) Free agent (8/05)
64 Justin McCrae Saskatoon (WHL) Draft '07 (3-102-4)
67 Jerome Samson Moncton (QMJHL)
Val-d'Or (QMJHL)
Free agent (7/07)
72 Nicolas Blanchard Chicoutimi (QMJHL)
Albany (AHL)
Draft '05 (8-192-6)
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