Toronto Marlies – On Tuesday the Toronto Marlies announced the teamâ€™s 2012 training camp roster as they enter their eighth season in the American Hockey League. The Marlies have invited 34 players to training camp including 20 forwards, 10 defencemen and four goaltenders. Below is a list of the players attending camp.
Forwards: Spencer Abbott, Will Acton, Carter Ashton, Keith Aucoin, Tyler Brenner, Sam Carrick, Joe Colborne, Andrew Crescenzi, Jerry Dâ€™Amigo, Nicolas Deschamps, Jamie Devane, Ryan Hamilton, Adam Hughesman, Nazem Kadri, Leo Komarov, Greg McKegg, Brad Ross, Kenny Ryan, Greg Scott and Mike Zigomanis
Defencemen: Jesse Blacker, Mark Fraser, Jake Gardiner, Ryan Grimshaw, Simon Gysbers, Korbinian Holzer, Mike Kostka, Paul Ranger, Corey Syvret and Dylan Yeo
Goaltenders: Andrew Engelage, Mark Owuya, Jussi Rynnas and Ben Scrivens
Training camp opens on Thursday at the MasterCard Centre for Hockey Excellence in Etobicoke. The first on ice practice will take place at 9 a.m. on Saturday, September 29 at Ricoh Coliseum. Torontoâ€™s first preseason game will be played at the Cobourg Community Centre in Cobourg, Ontario on October 6 at 7 p.m. against the Hamilton Bulldogs, AHL affiliate of the Montreal Canadiens.
The Marlies will open the 2012-13 regular season on Saturday, October 13 at 5 p.m. when they host the Rochester Americans, AHL affiliate of the Buffalo Sabres, at Ricoh Coliseum.
For 2012-13 Marlies ticket information, including season ticket packages and group seats, call the teamâ€™s ticket line at 416-597-PUCK (7825) or visit marlies.ca.
Be sure to check out Anthony Petrielli’s preview for the upcoming Marlies season.