\\"Canes Announce 2009 Training Camp Schedule

Albany River Rats

August 25, 2009 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Albany River Rats

News Release

RALEIGH, NC-Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League\'s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced the schedule for the team\'s 2009 training camp, which will be based in Raleigh.

The Hurricanes will open training camp with player physicals on Sept. 12, and then hit the ice for their first official practices at the RBC Center on Sunday, Sept. 13, beginning at 10 a.m. The Hurricanes host the Nashville Predators in their first exhibition game five days later, with face-off set for 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 18.

On Sunday, Sept. 20, the team will host its annual Caniac Carnival at the RBC Center, the season kick-off event which includes rides, interactive games, live music and an autograph session with select Hurricanes players. The Caniac Carnival is free to all fans.

Training camp concludes with a team practice on Thursday, Oct. 1 at the RBC Center, and Carolina opens its 2009-10 season on Oct. 2, when the Hurricanes host the Philadelphia Flyers at the RBC Center at 7 p.m.

All training camp practices are open to the general public, except for Sept. 19 and Sept. 26, which are closed because of N.C. State football. Media interested in covering the team during training camp should contact Mike Sundheim at mikes@carolinahurricanes.com or (919) 861-5477 or Kyle Hanlin at kyleh@carolinahurricanes.com or (919) 861-5429.

Please find the full training camp practice schedule below.

Full and partial season ticket packages are currently available for the 2009-10 season at the River Rats executive offices at the Times Union Center, by calling (518) 487-2244 or by logging onto www.albanyriverrats.com.

2009 Carolina Hurricanes Training Camp Schedule

DATE TIME EVENT LOCATION

Sept. 12 7:00 a.m. Team photos and physicals AIHF, Raleigh, NC

Sept. 13 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Group A practice RBC Center, Raleigh, NC

12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Group B practice RBC Center, Raleigh, NC

Sept. 14 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Group B practice RBC Center, Raleigh, NC

12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Group A practice RBC Center, Raleigh, NC

Sept. 15 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Group A practice RBC Center, Raleigh, NC

12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Group B practice RBC Center, Raleigh, NC

Sept. 16 8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m. Group A practice RBC Center, Raleigh, NC

10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Group B practice RBC Center, Raleigh, NC

We Love the Hurricanes Lunch RBC Center, Raleigh, NC

Sept. 17 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Group B practice RBC Center, Raleigh, NC

12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Group A practice RBC Center, Raleigh, NC

Sept. 18 10:00 a.m. Game-group skate RBC Center, Raleigh, NC

11:15 a.m. Non-game group practice RBC Center, Raleigh, NC

7:00 p.m. Game vs. Nashville RBC Center, Raleigh, NC

Sept. 19 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Group A practice RBC Center, Raleigh, NC

12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Group B practice RBC Center, Raleigh, NC

Sept. 20 Caniac Carnival RBC Center, Raleigh, NC

10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Group B practice RBC Center, Raleigh, NC

11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Autograph session RBC Center, Raleigh, NC

2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Group A practice RBC Center, Raleigh, NC

Sept. 21 10:00 a.m. Game-group skate RBC Center, Raleigh, NC

11:15 a.m. Non-game group practice RBC Center, Raleigh, NC

3:00 p.m. Flight to Atlanta

7:00 p.m. Game at Atlanta Philips Arena, Atlanta, GA

Sept. 22 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Group A practice RBC Center, Raleigh, NC

12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Group B practice RBC Center, Raleigh, NC

Sept. 23 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Group B practice RBC Center, Raleigh, NC

12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Group A practice RBC Center, Raleigh, NC

Sept. 24 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Group A practice RBC Center, Raleigh, NC

12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Group B practice RBC Center, Raleigh, NC

Sept. 25 10:00 a.m. Game-group skate RBC Center, Raleigh, NC

11:15 a.m. Non-game group practice RBC Center, Raleigh, NC

7:00 p.m. Game vs. Atlanta RBC Center, Raleigh, NC

Sept. 26 10:00 a.m. Game-group skate RBC Center, Raleigh, NC

11:15 a.m. Non-game group practice RBC Center, Raleigh, NC

4:00 p.m. Flight to Nashville

7:00 p.m. (C.T.) Game at Nashville Sommet Center, Nashville, TN

Sept. 27 Day off

Sept. 28 11:00 a.m. Charity golf tournament Prestonwood C.C., Cary, NC

Sept. 29 11:00 a.m. Team practice RBC Center, Raleigh, NC

Sept. 30 11:00 a.m. Team practice RBC Center, Raleigh, NC

Oct. 1 11:00 a.m. Team practice RBC Center, Raleigh, NC


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