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Predators Training Camp Opens Sept. 22

by Press Release / Nashville Predators


Nashville, Tenn. (September 12, 2016) – Nashville Predators Training Camp will open with physicals and a team meeting on Thursday, Sept. 22, with the team’s first day on the ice coming Friday, Sept. 23, at 9:45 a.m. CT at Centennial Sportsplex. A complete training camp schedule is below and the roster is attached. Dates, times and roster are subject to change.

The Predators’ three-week camp marks the start of the 2016-17 season, and is highlighted by six preseason games. The exhibition slate begins with a doubleheader (2:30 and 6:00 p.m.) against the Florida Panthers on Tuesday, Sept. 27, at the BB&T Center. Nashville will then travel to Columbus to take on the Blue Jackets at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 29. The first home preseason game for the Preds comes on Saturday, Oct. 1, when they face the Tampa Bay Lightning at 7:00 p.m. at Bridgestone Arena, followed by another home contest against Columbus on Tuesday, Oct. 4, at 7:00 p.m. The Predators wrap up their preseason schedule on Saturday, Oct. 8, at Tampa Bay with a 6:00 p.m. start.

All training camp sessions – with the exception of a 2:00 p.m. scrimmage at Ford Ice Center on Sept. 25 and morning skates on Oct. 1 and Oct. 4 at Bridgestone Arena – will be held at Centennial Sportsplex.

Training camp will be attended by 58 players – 44 players under contract with Nashville, 12 on American Hockey League contracts with Milwaukee or a tryout agreement, and two unsigned draft picks. There will be 34 forwards, 18 defensemen and six goaltenders.

Training Camp Schedule:

*All preseason games are played at the home club's NHL arena.

Date: Event: TIME (CT):
Friday, Sept. 23 On-Ice Testing 9:45 a.m.
Saturday, Sept. 24 Group A Goalies On Ice 9:15 - 9:40 a.m.
Saturday, Sept. 24 Group A Team On Ice 9:45 - 11:15 a.m.
Saturday, Sept. 24 Group B Goalies On Ice 11:15 - 11:40 a.m.
Saturday, Sept. 24 Group B Team On Ice 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 25 Scrimmage at Ford Ice Center 2:00 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 26 Group A Goalies On Ice 9:15 - 9:40 a.m.
Monday, Sept. 26 Group A Team On Ice 9:45 - 11:15 a.m.
Monday, Sept. 26 Group B Goalies On Ice 11:15 - 11:40 a.m.
Monday, Sept. 26 Group B Team On Ice 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 27 Games at Florida Panthers 2:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 28 Group A Goalies On Ice 10:15 - 10:40 a.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 28 Group A Team On Ice 10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 28 Group B Goalies On Ice 12:15 - 12:40 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 28 Group B Team On Ice 12:45 - 2:15 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 29 Game at Columbus 6:00 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 30 Group A Goalies On Ice 10:15 - 10:40 a.m.
Friday, Sept. 30 Group A Team On Ice 10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 30 Group B Goalies On Ice 12:15 - 12:40 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 30 Group B Team On Ice 12:45 - 2:15 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 1 Game vs. Tampa Bay 7:00 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 3 Practice 11:00 a.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 4 Game vs. Columbus 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 5 Practice 12:00 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 6 Practice 11:00 a.m.
Friday, Oct. 7 Practice 11:00 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 8 Game at Tampa Bay 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 9 Practice 12:00 p.m.

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