Friday, September 28, 2012

Phantoms to hold camp in Voorhees

The Philadelphia Flyers have announced that their American Hockey League affiliate, the Adirondack Phantoms, will open their 2012 training camp at The Virtua Center Flyers Skate Zone in Voorhees, NJ on Saturday, September 29.

The camp, which runs through October 7, will open with 39 players – 21 forwards, 15 defensemen and three goalies.  A complete roster is attached to this release.

Players will take the ice for the first time at 9:15 AM on Sept. 29.  On-ice sessions on the first day include a second session in the afternoon from 4:30 – 6:00 PM.  Sunday’s schedule includes on-ice sessions at 8 AM and 3 PM.  A complete schedule is also attached to this release, but is subject to change.  All on-ice sessions are free and open to the public.

Saturday will feature a full day of free activities for fans including a Hooked on Hockey clinic with Bob “the Hound” Kelly from 11 AM – 12 PM and an autograph session with Flyers Alumni Terry Murray and Bill Barber, along with Phantoms alum Frank Bialowas, from 12:30 until 1:30 PM. The Garden State Discovery Museum and Please Touch Museum will also have interactive displays from 9 AM until 4:30 PM.

Exclusive Flyers and Phantoms merchandise will be available at Gear Zone throughout the week. On Saturday, fans who spend $50.00 on merchandise will receive a Flyers Tote Bag, courtesy of Toyota, while supplies last.

Included in the camp schedule is an exhibition game against the Albany Devils, AHL affiliate of the New Jersey Devils, on Tuesday, October 2 at 2pm.  That game is also free and open to the public.

The Phantoms open their 2012-13 American Hockey League season on Saturday, October 13 when they host the Portland Pirates at 7 PM at the Glens Falls Civic Center in Glens Falls, NY.
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