RALEIGH, NC – Ron Francis, Director of Hockey Operations for the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team will hold its annual conditioning camp in Raleigh, July 10-13. Hurricanes Head Athletic Trainer/Strength and Conditioning Coach Peter Friesen will run the camp for 11 prospects, teaching the players proper conditioning techniques to help them prepare for careers in professional hockey.
A full roster of the players attending the camp can be found here
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 will be led by Francis, Assistant Coach Tom Barrasso, Assistant Coach/Development Coach Rod Brind’Amour and Director of Defensemen Development Glen Wesley, and will take place each day at The Polar Ice House in Wake Forest at 4:30 p.m., except Sunday, July 10, which will begin at 5 p.m. Media interested in covering the on-ice portions of conditioning camp should contact Mike Sundheim or Kyle Hanlin. The Polar Ice House is located within The Factory at 1839-200 S. Main St. in Wake Forest.