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Oilers open 2010 Training Camp

by Edmonton Oilers Press Release / Edmonton Oilers
Liam Reddox and Tom Gilbert battle for the puck during Training

Camp. (Photo by Andy Devlin/Edmonton Oilers Hockey Club)
The Edmonton Oilers will kick off the 2010 Training Camp on Friday, September 17, with the first on-ice session open to the public on Saturday, September 18 at Rexall Place.

The Oilers 31st NHL training camp opens Friday with players undergoing medicals and fitness testing at Rexall Place.

The next day, all players will hit the ice at Rexall Place for the first time, where they will partake in drills and scrimmages led by the Oilers coaching staff of Tom Renney, Ralph Krueger, Kelly Buchberger and Steve Smith.

The Joey Moss Cup intrasquad match will take place on Tuesday, September 21 at Rexall Place. Proceeds will benefit Joey's Home, the Winnifred Stewart Association and the U of A Golden Bears Hockey Program. Ticket are only $10 per person for general admission seating.

The following night the Oilers open their 2010 NHL pre-season with a six-game schedule: four games at Rexall Place and two on the road.

Edmonton will open the pre-season with a date in Vancouver on September 22. The next night Steve Yzerman and his Tampa Bay Lightning will be at Rexall Place to start a four-game homestand. September 26 will see the Canucks come to town, the Phoenix Coyotes are here on September 29 and on October 1 the Oilers will host the Calgary Flames. Edmonton’s final pre-season game is in Calgary on October 3.

The Oilers open the 2010-2011 regular season on Thursday, October 7 when they play host to the Calgary Flames in the first instalment of the “Battle of Alberta”.

EDMONTON OILERS 2010-11 PRE-SEASON SCHEDULE

DATE OPPONENT VENUE TIME
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 Joey Moss Cup, intrasquad REXALL PLACE 7:00 PM
Wednesday, September 22 at Vancouver Canucks General Motors Place 8:00 PM
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 VS TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING REXALL PLACE 7:00 PM
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 VS VANCOUVER CANUCKS REXALL PLACE 6:00 PM
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 VS PHOENIX COYOTES REXALL PLACE 7:00 PM
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1 VS CALGARY FLAMES REXALL PLACE 7:00 PM
Sunday, October 3 at Calgary Flames Pengrowth Saddledome 6:00 PM

All times listed are MDT.

Edmonton Oilers hockey is presented in part by the Rexall Family of Pharmacies, Molson Canadian, ATB Financial, TELUS, Cenovus Energy and Ford.

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