Peterborough - August 26, 2013 - Peterborough Petes GM Michael Oke and Head Coach Jody Hull have announced the 2013 Training Camp Schedule presented by East Side Mario’s and Powered by CCM. All events are open to the media and the public.
“We are excited to partner with The Trent Community Sport & Recreation Centre for the fitness testing portion of Training Camp” says Petes Head Coach Jody Hull. “The opportunity to use their state of the art facility provides our players the best training equipment and track for fitness testing during our 2013 Training Camp.”
Training Camp teams have been named after Petes alumni currently playing professional hockey in the NHL and KHL.
For all media inquiries, please contact Burton Lee at email@example.com or at (226) 402-1588.
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
3:30 pm Stretch & Fitness Testing – The Trent Community Sport & Recreation Centre
5:00 pm *Media Availability – The Trent Community Sport & Recreation Centre
General Manager, Head Coach and Players Available to Media 5:30 pm Return to Peterborough Memorial Centre
*Please contact Burton Lee at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange all interviews
Thursday, August 29, 2013
9:00 am Game 1 Team Flood1 vs Team Bogosian2
11:00 am Game 2 Team Staal3 vs Team Downie4
5:00 pm Game 3 Team Flood vs Team Downie
7:00 pm Game 4 Team Staal vs Team Bogosian
Friday, August 30, 2013
9:00 am Game 5 Team Downie vs Team Bogosian
11:00 am Game 6 Team Flood vs Team Staal
5:00 pm Consolation Game – 3rd Place Team vs 4th Place Team
7:00 pm Championship Game - 1st Place Team vs 2nd Place Team
Saturday, August 31, 2013
10:00 am Team White Practice
11:15 am Team Maroon Practice
4:15 pm MAROON / WHITE GAME
Sunday, September 1, 2013
9:00 am Practice
10:30 am Depart for Belleville
2:05 pm Exhibition Game @ Belleville – 2:00 pm
Monday, September 2, 2013
9:00 am Practice
12:00 pm Arrive at rink
2:05 pm Exhibition Game vs Oshawa – 2:05 pm
About The Trent Community Sport & Recreation Centre
As the only fitness and recreation facility in the growing north end of the City of Peterborough, the Athletics Centre at Trent provides vital wellness services to all residents. Unique and innovative features of the new Centre, which opened in September 2010, include: North America’s most advanced indoor combination rowing/paddling tank, an indoor climbing wall, 12,000 sq. ft. cardio loft and weight room, warm therapy pool, expanded therapy clinic, and a complete makeover of the pool.
Community memberships are available. Visit www.trentu.ca/athletics for details.
Training Camp Team Alumni
Mark Flood played four seasons at Defense with the Peterborough Petes from 2001 to 2005. He totalled 131 points in 280 regular and post-season games with the Petes before being drafted by the Montreal Canadiens in 2003. The Charlottetown, PEI native enjoyed several successful seasons in the ECHL and AHL before making his NHL debut in 2010 with the New York Islanders. Last season the former Petes Captain (2005) played for the Yaroslavl Lokomtiv in the KHL.
Zach Bogosian played Defense for the Petes during the 2006-’07 and 2007-’08 seasons. He was named to the OHL 2nd All-Rookie Team in 2007 and the OHL 1st All-Star Team in 2008 before being drafted third overall by the Atlanta Thrashers in the2008 NHL entry draft, and has since totalled 103 points and 237 penalty minutes in 297 NHL games with the Thrashers/Jets organization. Next season, Bogosian will continue to serve as a young stalwart defenseman on the Jets roster.
Brothers Eric and Jordan Staal have both had major impacts on the Petes organization. Eric played 185 games with the Petes scoring 209 points between 2000 and 2003 before going on to score 627 points in 690 regular season games with the Carolina Hurricanes. Eric is also a member of the ‘triple-gold club’, having won a Stanley Cup, an Olympic gold medal, and a World Championship gold medal.
Jordan scored 96 points in 136 games with the Petes between 2004 and 2006 winning the OHL Championship in 2006. He was named an OHL all-star in 2006 before being drafted 2nd overall by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2006 NHL entry draft. Jordan amassed 248 points in six seasons with the Penguins, winning a Stanley Cup in 2009. He was traded to the Carolina Hurricanes prior to the 2012-’13 season. Eric and Jordan will again play together in Carolina in the 2013-’14 NHL season.
Steve Downie played 62 games with the Petes over two seasons between 2005 and 2007, scoring 109 points and winning the OHL Championship in 2006 as well as back to back gold medals at the World Junior Championships in 2006 and 2007. Downie was drafted in the first round of the 2005 entry draft by the Philadelphia Flyers, and has played in 274 NHL games amassing 138 points and 660 penalty minutes. The 2006-07 Petes Captain currently plays with the Colorado Avalanche and sees many minutes with high-flying youngsters Gabriel Landeskog and Ryan O’Reilly.