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Islanders announce training camp schedule

by Staff Writer / New York Islanders
The New York Islanders announced today the schedule for their 2011 Training Camp held at Islanders Iceworks in Syosset and at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. The Rookies first on-ice session is Saturday, Sept. 10, while the full team will begin on-ice sessions on Saturday, Sept. 17.  Camp will run through Wednesday, Oct. 5. 


Rookie Camp will feature two games between the Islanders Rookies and the Boston Bruins Rookies on Monday, Sept. 12 and Tuesday, Sept. 13. Both games will take place at the Nassau Coliseum at 7 p.m., with only the second game open to the public. Season ticket holders will have free admission to the Tuesday, Sept. 13 game and the general public will have a $10 donation cost for admission.  The money raised will go towards the Islanders Children’s Foundation.  A full roster for the Islanders 2011 Rookie Camp is below.

Beginning Saturday, Sept. 17, the full training camp roster will split into two squads and on-ice sessions will take place between 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

The 2011 preseason schedule will see the Islanders play five games in five different cities, with the club’s only home game at the Nassau Coliseum coming on Saturday, Sept. 24 at 7 p.m. against the New Jersey Devils.

Rookie and Training Camp Schedule
(Schedule subject to change)
DAY DATE TIME (EST) EVENT LOCATION
Sat. Sept. 10 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Rookie Practice Nassau Coliseum
Sun. Sept. 11 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Rookie Practice Nassau Coliseum
Mon. Sept. 12 7:00 p.m. Rookie Game vs. BOSTON Nassau Coliseum
(closed to public)
Tues. Sept. 13 7:00 p.m. Rookie Game vs. BOSTON Nassau Coliseum
Wed. Sept. 14 1:10 p.m. Islanders Children’s
Foundation Golf Outing
Bethpage Red
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Rookie Practice Iceworks
Thurs. Sept. 15 TBD Rookie Practice Iceworks
Fri. Sept. 16 7 a.m. Player Physicals Nassau Coliseum
Sat. Sept. 17 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Practice Iceworks
Sun. Sept. 18 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Off-ice Workout Iceworks
Mon. Sept. 19 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Practice Iceworks
Tues. Sept. 20 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Practice Nassau Coliseum
Wed. Sept. 21 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Practice Nassau Coliseum
Thurs. Sept. 22 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Practice Nassau Coliseum
Fri. Sept. 23 7:00 p.m. @ BOSTON TD BANK GARDEN
Sat. Sept. 24 7:00 p.m. vs. NEW JERSEY NASSAU COLISEUM
Sun. Sept. 25 9:00 a.m. Community Event Adventureland
Mon. Sept. 26 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Practice TBD
Tues. Sept. 27 9:00 p.m. @ CALGARY SCOTIA BANK SADDLEDOME
Wed. Sept. 28 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Practice Nassau Coliseum
Thurs. Sept. 29 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Practice Iceworks
Fri. Sept. 30 7:00 p.m. @ NEW JERSEY PRUDENTIAL CENTER
Sat. Oct. 1 7:00 p.m. vs. BOSTON WEBSTER BANK ARENA
Mon. Oct. 3 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Practice Iceworks
Tues. Oct. 4 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Practice Iceworks
Wed. Oct. 5 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Practice Nassau Coliseum

2011 Rookie Camp Attendees*
Forwards Defensemen Goalies
Justin DiBenedetto Art Bidlevski Mikko Koskinen
Casey Cizikas Calvin de Haan Anders Nilsson
Brett Gallant Matt Donovan Kevin Poulin
Kirill Kabanov Mark Katic
Tyler McNeely Brendan Kichton
Nino Niederreiter Anton Klementyev
John Persson Aaron Ness
Rhett Rakhshani Benn Olson
Tony Romano Andrey Pedan
Ryan Strome
Mitchell Theoret
David Ullstrom
*Roster subject to change
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