|Edmonton Oil Kings forward Brett Breitkreuz warms up on the bike before tackling the VO2-Max test during Day 1 of Oilers Rookie Camp at Rexall Place. |
While most Edmontonians were enjoying a relaxing Sunday this long weekend, 27 young hockey players were completing various challenging -- and sometimes gruelling -- medical and physical tests as Oilers Rookie Camp opened at Rexall Place.
Among the players attending this year's rookie camp are 2008 first-round draft pick Jordan Eberle
, 2009 draft picks Olivier Roy
, Toni Rajala
, and Cameron Abney
, and Edmonton Oil Kings Torrie Jung, Adrian Van de Mosselaer, Brett Breitkreuz, Michael Burns, and Jeff Lee.
We spoke to Eberle and Breitkreuz after they completed their tests.Audio: Video:
Tickets are still available for this Thursday's game between the Edmonton Oilers rookies and Vancouver Canucks rookies at the Leduc Recreation Centre.