– Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced the roster for the team’s 2013 training camp, to be held in Raleigh. The Hurricanes have invited 48 players to their main camp, including four goaltenders, 17 defensemen and 27 forwards. Find the training camp roster here
and the two-group breakdown here
Twelve players who represented the Hurricanes during this week’s NHL Prospects Tournament in Traverse City, MI, will join the main camp: forwards Elias Lindholm, Brody Sutter, Victor Rask, Brock McGinn, Brendan Woods and Sergey Tolchinsky; and defensemen Danny Biega, Keegan Lowe, Trevor Carrick, Austin Levi and Beau Schmitz.
The Hurricanes will open training camp with player physicals on Sept. 11, and then hit the ice for their first official practices at PNC Arena on Thursday, Sept. 12, beginning at 9 a.m. The team will play its first preseason game on Wednesday, Sept. 18, at PNC Arena against the Columbus Blue Jackets.
On Sunday, Sept. 15, the team will host its annual season kick-off event, the Caniac Carnival, at PNC Arena. The team will also hold a Red-White scrimmage at 1 p.m. that day, giving fans their first glimpse of game action at PNC Arena this season.
Carolina opens its 2013-14 regular season against the Detroit Red Wings on Friday, Oct. 4, at 7 p.m. at PNC Arena.