Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club will hold a development camp for team prospects July 12-17 at Xcel Energy Center. The on-ice sessions will be led by Minnesota Wild assistant coaches John Anderson, Darby Hendrickson and Scott Stevens, Iowa Wild Head Coach Derek Lalonde, Associate Head Coach David Cunniff and Assistant Coach Pascal Rheaume, along with Minnesota Wild Director of Player Development Brad Bombardir, Player Development Coach Richard Park, Skating Skills Coach Andy Ness and Goaltender Development Coach Frederic Chabot. In addition, players will participate in daily strength and conditioning sessions, as well as other off-ice topics, including cooking, finance and nutrition education.
A total of 44 players are scheduled to attend the Wild’s 2016 Development Camp, including 20 selected by Minnesota in the NHL Entry Draft. Players scheduled to attend include: Sam Anas, Louie Belpedio, Joel Eriksson Ek, Jordan Greenway, Luke Kunin, Mario Lucia, Nick Seeler, Alex Tuch and Adam Vay.
Minnesota Wild 2016 Development Camp will feature two scrimmages that are free and open to the public at Xcel Energy Center. Open scrimmages will occur on Thursday, July 14 at 2:30 p.m. and Sunday, July 17 at 5 p.m. Each scrimmage will feature two, 30-minute running time halves. Gate 1 will open to the public 30 minutes prior to the start of each scrimmage.
*Practice times and teams are subject to change. Practices are closed to the public. Please contact a member of the Wild Media Relations Department if you are interested in attending Development Camp. Players will available to media upon the conclusion of their practice/scrimmage session.
2016 MINNESOTA WILD DEVELOPMENT CAMP SCHEDULE *
|Date ||Time ||Notes |
|Tues. July 12 ||3:10 p.m./4:30 p.m. ||Team White on ice/Team Green on ice |
|Wed. July 13 ||9:20 a.m./10:50 a.m. ||Team White on ice/Team Green on ice |
|Thurs. July 14 ||2:30 p.m. ||Green vs. White Scrimmage at Xcel Energy Center – Open to Public |
|Fri. July 15 ||9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. ||Small group skating sessions |
|Sun. July 17 ||5 p.m. ||Green vs. White Scrimmage at Xcel Energy Center – Open to Public |
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