Hockey is officially on its way back, and the training camp season is underway in Newark, New Jersey. The Devils have announced their training camp information for this upcoming season. On Tuesday the rookies and AHL players had their first on ice practice. The veterans will report for the physicals on Wednesday, Sept. 11 and be on the ice for their first official practice on Thursday, Sept. 12.
With a few new additions to the team, training camp is certainly an exciting preview of the season.
Between the pipes will be veteran Marty Brodeur and newly added Corey Schneider and Anthony Brodeur, along three with others. As for defensemen, a few big names are back including Marek Zidlicky, Adam Larsson, Bryce Salvador and Anton Volchenkov. Joining them will be 12 other D.
New Jersey’s top left wing, Patrik Elias, will be joined by ex-Ranger Ryan Clowe and seven others. On the right they have Dainius Zubrus, Mattias Tedenby, Cam Janssen and Steve Bernier who will be getting used to their new teammates including Michael Ryder and Jaromir Jagr.
There will be 12 centermen attending camp including Adam Henrique, Stephen Gionta, Travis Zajac and some new faces as well.
All of this leads up to the Devils pre-season opener against the New York Rangers on Sept. 16 at Prudential.