(Wregget, Owchar, Young, Leroux, Kachowski also to participate)
Hockey Hall of Famers Larry Murphy and Bryan Trottier and two-time Stanley Cup champion Phil Bourque will don the pads again and play in the Pittsburgh Penguins’ 4th Annual Adult Hockey Fantasy Camp February 3-4.
The camp’s championship game will be played at Mellon Arena on Saturday, Feb. 4, following the Penguins’ 2 p.m. game against the New York Islanders.
Other former Penguins skating in the camp will be Ken Wregget, Dennis Owchar, Warren Young, Francois Leroux and Mark Kachowski. Additional guests serving as bench coaches will be Eddie Johnston, Jack Riley, Duane Rupp and Alain Lemieux.
The Fantasy Camp is open to adult hockey players, both male and female, age 25 and older, with a minimum of on-ice experience – at least one full adult learn-to-play hockey clinic, plus a season in an adult C or D league. Participants must bring full equipment, including helmet.
The camp will start with a series of on-ice drills on Friday morning. The campers will attend a Pittsburgh Penguins practice, then participate in a series of round-robin tournament games. On Saturday, the campers will attend the Penguins’ game against the Islanders, followed by the camp semifinals, consolation game and championship game at Mellon Arena. UPMC trainers will be on site during all drills and games.
The cost to participate is $799. Campers can register now with a $100 deposit. For more information, please call Mark Shuttleworth, the Penguins’ director of amateur hockey, at 412-642-1329. Or, log on to Fantasy Camp Homepage.