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Firebirds’ Third Annual Training Camp Details Announced

Flint, Mich. – The Flint Firebirds Hockey Club announced today the details for the third-annual training camp to be held this Monday, Aug. 28 through Wednesday, Aug. 30 at Flint Iceland Arenas on Elms Rd. in Clayton Township. The opening of training camp gives fans their first chance to watch the Firebirds in action with all practices and scrimmages being FREE and open to the public.

The Firebirds will welcome 51 skaters to Flint, which includes 16 returning players, for fitness testing, on-ice practices and scrimmages. Along with the signed Firebirds’ skaters and invited free agents, the club’s four players with NHL ties will be in attendance including Nick Caamano (Dallas Stars), Fedor Gordeev (Toronto Maple Leafs), Ryan Moore (New York Rangers camp) and Jalen Smereck (Arizona Coyotes). Additionally, newly drafted prospects from the 2017 OHL Priority Selection and 2017 U-18 Priority Selection, prospects from previous OHL Priority Selections, as well as free agent invites will be in attendance. There will be three teams: Team Blue, Team Grey and Team White.

Below is a list of event’s for the Training Camp. All on-ice sessions are free and open to the public.

Monday, August 28th:
2:00pm – Medicals / Equipment / Testing / Photos (Dort Federal Event Center)
6:00pm – Team Blue Practice (Iceland Arenas)
7:00pm – Team White Practice (Iceland Arenas)
8:00pm – Team Grey Practice (Iceland Arenas)

Tuesday, August 29th:
9:00am – Team White Practice (Iceland Arenas)
10:00am – Team Blue vs. Team Grey Game (Iceland Arenas)
5:00pm – Team Blue Practice (Iceland Arenas)
6:00pm – Team White vs. Team Grey Game (Iceland Arenas)

Wednesday, August 30th:
9:00am – Team Grey Practice (Iceland Arenas)
10:00am – Team White vs. Team Blue Game (Iceland Arenas)
6:00pm – Intrasquad game: Team Blue vs. Team White (Iceland Arenas)

 

OHL Pre-Season Showcase: (HarborCenter, Buffalo, NY)
Friday, Sept. 1 at 12:30pm: Flint Firebirds vs. Windsor Spitfires
Saturday, Sept. 2 at 7:30pm: Flint Firebirds vs. Erie Otters (Live Radio: 103.1 FM WQUS)
Sunday, Sept. 3 at 12:30pm: Flint Firebirds vs. North Bay Battalion (Live Radio: 103.1 FM WQUS)

 

For all the latest information on the Flint Firebirds, including videos features, training camp details and community appearances, stay tuned to www.FlintFirebirds.com.

 

For media inquiries, contact:

Dominic Hennig
Director of Broadcasting & Communications
Flint Firebirds Hockey Club
dominic@flintfirebirds.com
(810) 519-9347

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