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Jets announce 2016 training camp schedule and roster

Camp kicks off Friday, Sept. 23 at MTS Iceplex

by Winnipeg Jets @WpgJetsPR /

The Winnipeg Jets have announced the schedule and roster for their 2016 Training Camp prior to the 2016-17 NHL season. Training camp opens on Friday, Sept. 23 at MTS Iceplex.

Sixty players have been invited to camp, including 34 forwards, 20 defencemen and six goaltenders.

The Jets will conduct training camp at MTS Iceplex from Friday, Sept. 23 to Saturday, Oct. 8. Players will be available to the media at the completion of their entire training day, which consists of their particular group's on-ice session followed by an off-ice workout. Head Coach Paul Maurice or a coach's representative will be available to the media approximately 20 minutes following the final practice of the day.

Training camp sessions held at MTS Iceplex are free and accessible to the public.

In addition to the 52 players under contract or drafted by the Jets, Jake Baker, Kevin Czuczman, Peter Stoykewych, Patrice Cormier and Jiri Fronk have been signed to professional tryout contracts, while Matt Murphy, Tyson Wilson and Brandon Denham have been signed to amateur tryout contracts. All the above players with the exception of Murphy have been signed by the AHL's Manitoba Moose for the 2016-17 season.

Jets fans are also reminded of the second annual Fan Fest on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 8 am to 3 pm at MTS Iceplex.





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