Friday, 16 September 2011

Start of Montreal Canadiens training camp

Training camp kicks off Sept 16. Medicals.

All three days camp (Sept 17-19) is open to the public. Camp takes place at the Canadiens practice facility in Brossard.
Complexe Sportif Belll.

With road construction work on Champlain bridge, you are advised to get there early.
There are limited seats, so it's first come, first seated.

Attached is the training camp roster. Note that all those who attended the rookie camp have been invited to the main training camp.

See Full roster of 64 players invited to camp.

See schedule of camp Sept 16-19 (courtesy of The Gazette's Dave Stubbs @habsinsideout1)

Mario Perrazzino

Monday, 12 September 2011

Camp Thoughts: Rookie Camp Day 1

Habs rookies to watch out for are: 

    Alexander Avtsin    Right wing
    Michael Bournival    Left Wing
    Olivier Fortier        Centre
    Brendan Gallagher    Right wing
    Louis Leblanc        Centre    --> already maming news that he wants to report to Hamilton (AHL) and not back to the QMJHL
    Brendon Nash        Defenseman
    Aaron Palushaj        Right wing --> already in his third pro camp and looking to land 1 of possibly 2 open spots with the big club

Scrimmages continue at 5pm in Brossard, until Friday.  All practices and scrimmages open to the public.

Mario Perrazzino

Canadiens rookie camp opens

Canadiens rookie camp set to open today Sept 12, 2011.
Players hit the ice at Brossard.

NUMBERPlayer name
Position2010-2011 team
78Olivier ArchambaultLeft WingVal D'Or (QMJHL)
36Alexander AvtsinRight wingHamilton (AHL)
40Nathan BeaulieuDefensemanSaint-John (QMJHL)
34Alain BergerLeft WingOshawa (OHL)
38Hunter BishopLeft WingHamilton (AHL) / Wheeling (ECHL)
49Michael BournivalLeft WingShawinigan (QMJHL)
39Peter DelmasGOALIEHamilton (AHL)/Wheeling (ECHL)
Halifax (QMJHL)/Wichita (CHL)
84Darren DietzDefensemanSaskatoon (WHL)
37Gabriel DumontCentreHamilton (AHL)
85Morgan EllisDefensemanCape Breton (QMJHL)
64Olivier FortierCentreHamilton (AHL)
73Brendan GallagherRight wingVancouver (WHL)
71Louis LeblancCentreMontreal (QMJHL)
90Philippe LefebvreLeft WingMontreal (QMJHL)
80Dany MasseLeft WingHamilton (AHL) / Wheeling (ECHL)
65Robert MayerGOALIEHamilton (AHL)
47Brendon NashDefensemanHamilton (AHL) / Montreal (NHL)
28Joonas NattinenCentreHPK / Espoo (Finland)
60Aaron PalushajRight wingHamilton (AHL) / Montreal (NHL)
43Ian SchultzRight wingHamilton (AHL)
86Joe StejskalDefensemanDartmouth (ECAC) / Hamilton (AHL)
42Jarred TinordiDefensemanLondon (OHL)
54Dustin WalshLeft WingDartmouth (ECAC)
94Ben WinnettCentreMichigan (CCHA)
83√Čtienne BrodeurLeft WingLewiston (QMJHL)
55Olivier Dame-MalkaDefensemanLewiston (QMJHL)
70Tony DehartDefensemanOshawa (OHL)
48Philip DesimoneCentreNew Hampshire (HE)
87Robin GusseGOALIERouyn-Noranda / Chicoutimi (QMJHL)
91Josh McFaddenDefensemanSudbury (OHL)
89Jordon SouthornDefensemanTrenton (ECHL)

Mario Perrazzino