The camp will focus on the development of the organization’s top young prospects in both on-ice and off-ice settings. The Houston Aeros coaching staff will lead the on-ice sessions and the Wild’s coaching staff will meet with the players and work with them off the ice. The players will also participate in daily strength and conditioning education sessions and receive nutritional instruction.
A total of 26 players are scheduled to attend the Wild’s 2009 Development Camp including 21 selected by Minnesota in the NHL Entry Draft. Players scheduled to attend include the team’s last three first round draft picks: Nick Leddy (2009), Tyler Cuma
(2008) and Colton Gillies (2007) and all eight players selected in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.ON ICE SCHEDULE FOR MINNESOTA WILD DEVELOPMENT CAMP
DATE ON ICE SCHEDULE LOCATION
Tue., July 7 9:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Closed to public
Wed., July 8 9:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Closed to public
Fri., July 10 9:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Closed to public Sun., July 12 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.* Xcel Energy Center
*Practice times are subject to change. Please contact a member of the Wild Media Relations Department if you are interested in attending the development camp and to confirm practice times. Players and coaches are available upon the conclusion of each practice session.
Only the scrimmage on Sunday, July 12 at Xcel Energy Center is open to the public.
2009 DEVELOPMENT CAMP ROSTER
(For a full .jpg version of the roster, including 2008-09 club and statistics, click here