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Nashville Predators Training Camp Opens Sept. 11

by Press Release / Nashville Predators

-First day on the ice comes September 12 at Centennial Sportsplex-

Training camp is moving from Centennial to Bridgestone Arena today! We are making the switch because of some mechanical problems that should be resolved by tomorrow and we should return out there to kick camp off.

The schedule will remain the same and the players should hit the Bridgestone Arena ice at 9:15. 
It is open to the public and fans can enter through the parking garage to watch.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Nashville, Tenn. – Nashville Predators Training Camp will open with physicals, on-ice testing and a team meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at Bridgestone Arena, with the team’s first day on the ice coming Thursday, Sept. 12 at 9:30 a.m. at Centennial Sportsplex. A complete training camp roster and schedule is below. Dates, times and roster are subject to change.

For the first time since the 2006-07 season, the Predators will conduct training camp sessions away from the Music City. The team will conduct two days of camp at Germain Arena in Naples, Fla., on Sept. 17-18, bookended by preseason contests at Florida (doubleheader on Sept. 16 at 1:30 and 6 p.m. CT) and Tampa Bay (Sept. 19 at 6:30 p.m. CT). The Predators will also spend two days practicing at the United States Naval Academy on Sept. 26-27, with two more preseason games on Sept. 25 at Washington (6 p.m. CT) and Sept. 27 at NY Islanders (6 p.m. CT). Sessions in Nashville from Sept. 12-15 and Sept. 21 will be held at Centennial Sportsplex, with those from Sept. 22-25 and Sept. 29-30 coming at Bridgestone Arena. All practices at the Sportsplex are free and open to the public.

Sixty players will attend 2013 Training Camp – 44 players under contract with Nashville, eight on American Hockey League contracts with Milwaukee, six on tryout agreements and two unsigned draft picks. Thirty-four are forwards, 19 are defensemen and seven are goaltenders.

Wednesday, September 11
All media are welcome to interview players and observe on-ice testing the opening day of camp. A full schedule of the day’s activities – including media availability – will be announced at a later date.

September 11-30, 2013
Media avail. with each group will occur in the 20-30 min. window immediately following their on-ice session.

Click here to see the Nashville Predators 2013-14 Training Camp roster

Click here to see the Nashville Predators 2013-14 Training Camp schedule

All practice times at Centennial Sportsplex are open to the public
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