The Peoria Rivermen have announced that the club
will open its 2011 training camp on Monday, Sept. 26 at the Owens Center in
Peoria. Rivermen General Manager Kevin
McDonald has also announced that the team has invited four non-contracted
players to their American Hockey League training camp.
Players will take the ice on Monday beginning at 1
p.m. All practices listed are free and open
to the public and media. The schedule
for camp is as follows:
Monday, Sept. 26 Practice 1:00
– 2:30 PM Owens
Tuesday, Sept. 27 Practice 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Owens Center
Wednesday, Sept. 28 Practice 10:00 AM
– 12:00 PM Owens Center
Thursday, Sept. 29 Practice 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Owens Center
Friday, Sept. 30 Morning
Skate 10:00 – 11: 00 AM Carver Arena
Game vs. Chicago 7:00 PM Carver Arena
Saturday, Oct. 1 Morning
Skate 10:00 –
11:00 AM Carver Arena
Game at Rockford 7:00 PM BMO Harris
*Schedule is subject to change.
The camp invitees are forwards Chris Langkow, Ethan
Cox and Chris Bruton along with goaltender Andrew Hayes. Langkow appeared in eight games for the
Rivermen last season and recorded three points (1g, 2a). Cox also saw action in one game with Peoria
while spending the majority of the season with the Alaska Aces (ECHL). Both Bruton and Hayes will be making their
professional debuts this season.
Tickets for the preseason game
against Chicago on Friday, Sept. 30 are available now for just $10. Preseason tickets for season ticket holders
are free again this season. To get more
information about becoming a Rivermen season ticket holder please call (309)
676-1040 or visit CLICK HERE.