The Toronto Marlies announced today that the team will open their 2012 training camp on Thursday, September 27.
Training camp will open with off-ice testing and media availability at the MasterCard Centre in Etobicoke at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday. The first on-ice practice of training camp will take place at Ricoh Coliseum on Saturday, September 29 beginning at 9:00 a.m.
The Marlies are also pleased to announce that the team’s open house for all 2012-13 season seat holders will take place at Ricoh Coliseum on Saturday, September 29. Ticket holders will have the opportunity to watch the first practice of training camp and receive exclusive access to the team’s special jersey announcement on Saturday. Registration for the event begins at 9:00 a.m. at Ricoh Coliseum.
Training camp is highlighted by two preseason games that the Marlies will play against division rival, the Hamilton Bulldogs – AHL affiliate of the Montreal Canadiens. Toronto will host Hamilton at the Cobourg Community Centre in Cobourg, Ontario on Saturday, October 6 at 7:00 p.m. The Marlies will conclude the preseason with a road game against the Bulldogs at the Wayne Gretzky Complex in Brantford, Ontario on Monday, October 8 at 7:00 p.m. Please see below for the full training camp schedule.
Toronto enters their eighth season in the American Hockey League as the reigning Western Conference and North Division Champions. The Marlies will open their regular season schedule at Ricoh Coliseum on Saturday, October 13 against division rival, the Rochester Americans – AHL affiliate of the Buffalo Sabres. Puck drop is set for 5:00 p.m.
For 2012-13 Marlies ticket information, including season ticket packages and group seats, call the team’s ticket line at 416-597-PUCK (7825) or visit marlies.ca.
|Date ||Activity ||Time and Location |
|Sept. 27-28 ||Fitness testing, medicals, media availability ||9am - MasterCard |
|Sept. 29-Oct. 2 ||Group 1 on ice |
Group 2 on ice
|9am - Ricoh |
11am - Ricoh
|Oct. 3-5 ||Group 1 on ice |
Group 2 on ice
|9am - MasterCard |
11am - MasterCard
|Oct. 6 ||Preseason game vs. Hamilton ||7pm - Cobourg Community centre, Cobour, ON |
|Oct. 7 ||Practice ||2:30pm MasterCard |
|Oct. 8 ||Preseason game @ Hamilton ||7pm Wayne Gretzky Complex, Brantford, ON |
|Oct. 9-12 ||Practice ||10am Ricoh |
|Oct. 13 ||Toronto vs. Rochester (Home Opener) ||5pm Ricoh |