Countdown to Pats camp: 2 days

From Rod's blog (via Dan Plaster)....

Two Days Left

Regina, Saskatchewan – There are just two days left before both veterans and rookies arrive in Lumsden for the beginning of training camp 2009. 90 players will participate in the five day camp that will culminate with the Blue and White game brought to you by Prairie Mobile Communication on Tuesday August 25th, 7pm at the Lumsden Arena.

Camp Retreat:
Many of the Pat players are currently on a team retreat at Camp Lutherland on the Qu’Appelle Lakes. The coaches and players piled on the bus late yesterday afternoon for three day excursion that includes camping, and team building.

Pats at NHL Camps:
Six current Pat players participated in NHL development camps in July:
Jordan Eberle (Edm 1st 2008) – Edmonton Oilers
Colten Teubert (LA 1st 2008) – Los Angeles Kings
Matt Delahey (NJ 4th 2008) – New Jersey Devils
Garrett Mitchell (WSH 6th 2009) – Washington Capitals
Brett Leffler (FA) – Chicago Blackhawks
Linden Rowat (FA) – Ottawa Senators

The Americans are coming:
There will be five American born players taking part in training camp:

Rookie Roster:
LW - Max Faulkner (93) (Coon Rapids, MN) – Spring Lake Park H.S. (Attended Pats camp in 2008) [According to Spring Lake Park Schools Max plays D, shoots right and is 5-10, 155 lbs.]
RW – A.J. Fossen (93) (Maple Grove, MN)– Spring Lake Park H.S. [According to Spring Lake Park Schools he shoots left and is 5-9, 180 lbs. I found his stats 9-19-28 in 18 games]
G – Darren Robinson (93) (Aurora, CO)– Chicago Mission (2009 10th Rd. Bantam Pick) [Darrin stands 5-10 and weighs in at 140 lbs.]

Main Camp Roster:
D – Brian Cochrane (92) (San Ramon, CA) – San Jose Jr. Sharks [was at Tri-Cities camp last year and was listed as 5-10, 185 lbs. and I believe the name is actually Cochran]
G – Jesse Rogers (92) (San Ramon, CA) – San Jose Jr. Sharks [Found him listed as 6-1, 180 lbs.]
on August 18, 2009 by Kevin Shaw |