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Countdown To Training Camp - 1 Day Left
Regina, Saskatchewan – Regina Pats training 2009 is 24 hours away, and everything kicks off tomorrow afternoon in Lumsden at 5pm with the player registry and head shot photos. The parents and players will then have a meeting with the hockey staff before the first session hits the ice at 7pm.
4 provinces, one territory, three states and four countries will be represented at training camp:
Canada: United States:
B.C. – (9) California – (2)
Alberta – (16) Minnesota – (2)
Saskatchewan – (39) Colorado – (1)
Manitoba – (15) Slovakia:
Nunavut – (1) Kosice – (1)
Prague – (1)
The First Rounder’s:
The Pats will have their first round picks from 5 of the past 6 seasons attending camp:
Brett Leffler (04), Colten Teubert (05), Dominick Favreau (07), Myles Bell (08), and Chandler Stephenson (09)
Blue and White Game:
The Prairie Mobile Communications Blue and White game will be the apex of training camp 2009. The top youngsters coming to camp will be able to match-up with the current Pat stars. Puck will drop at 7pm at the Lumsden Arena.
The first exhibition games will happen next weekend. For the second year in a row, the Regina Pats will participate in the Edmonton Oil Kings Pre-season Tournament from August 27-29. The blue and white will play three games in the tourney that also includes Medicine Hat, Moose Jaw, Swift Current and Red Deer.