DETROIT – Red Wings general manager Ken Holland today announced that the Red Wings will once again host their annual NHL Prospects Tournament and Training Camp at the Centre ICE Arena in Traverse City, Mich., along with the Training Camp Golf Classic.
The NHL Prospects Tournament will include eight NHL teams playing four games per day for four days: Sept. 5, 6, 8 and 9. This will mark the 15th season of the tournament in Traverse City that has produced over 350 prospects who have gone on to play in the NHL. The eight teams scheduled to participate include the Red Wings, Buffalo Sabres, Carolina Hurricanes, Columbus Blue Jackets, Dallas Stars, Minnesota Wild, New York Rangers and St. Louis Blues.
The Wings will open their annual NHL Training Camp with the 14th Training Camp Golf Classic presented by Eitel Dahm Motor Group on Wednesday, Sept. 11, at the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa. Proceeds from the tournament benefit Involved Citizens Enterprises (I.C.E.), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization providing affordable skating programs to Northern Michigan.
The 2013-14 Red Wings hit the ice for the first time the morning of Thursday, Sept. 12, and continue daily through Wednesday, Sept. 18. For additional information including future on-sale dates for all Red Wings events in Traverse City and announcements of specific times of games and practice sessions, please call (231) 933-7465 or visit www.centreice.org.