– Ron Francis
, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced the roster for the team’s 2014 training camp, to be held in Raleigh. The Hurricanes have invited 51 players to their main camp, including five goaltenders, 18 defensemen and 28 forwards. The full training camp schedule is here
, a full roster is here
and a breakdown of groups is here
Seventeen players who represented the Hurricanes for the last five days during the NHL Prospects Tournament in Traverse City, MI, will join the main camp: forwards Phil Di Giuseppe, Patrick Brown, Clark Bishop, Victor Rask, Brock McGinn, Brendan Woods, Sergey Tolchinsky, Brent Pedersen and Carter Sandlak; defensemen Haydn Fleury, Josh Wesley, Dennis Robertson, Trevor Carrick, Kyle Jenkins and Tyler Ganly; and goaltenders Alex Nedeljkovic and Daniel Altshuller.
The Hurricanes will open training camp with player physicals on Sept. 18, and then hit the ice for their first official practices at PNC Arena on Friday, Sept. 19., beginning at 8:55 a.m. The team will play its first preseason game at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 21, at PNC Arena against the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Carolina opens its 2014-15 regular season against the New York Islanders on Friday, Oct. 10, at 7 p.m. at PNC Arena.