The season is right around the corner and the new-look Panthers kick off training camp tomorrow and it apears Mark Pysyk is ready to go...
[Photo courtesy of Mark Pysyk's Instagram]
From the Panthers site:
"Florida Panthers President of Hockey Operations & General Manager Dale Tallon announced today the 61-man roster for the Panthers 2019-20 training camp. Florida will have 36 forwards, 19 defensemen and six goaltenders attending training camp. The first on-ice session of the Panthers training camp is set to begin at 10 A.M. on Friday, Sept. 13 at the Panthers IceDen in Coral Springs, Fla.
Florida will open the preseason on the road beginning with a doubleheader against the Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena on Sept. 16 at 4:30 P.M. and 8:00 P.M (ET). Following the doubleheader, the Panthers face the Montreal Canadiens twice - Sept. 18 at K.C. Irving Regional Centre in Bathurst New Brunswick (Kraft Hockeyville) and Sept. 19 at Bell Centre. Florida then plays the Dallas Stars on Sept. 21 in Tulsa, Okla. The Cats close out the preseason with three games against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Two will be played at BB&T Center on Sept. 24 and 26, while the final exhibition contest will take place at Amalie Arena on Sept. 28.
Friday, Sept. 13
Team A Practice - 10 AM - 10:25 AM (Den Rink)
Team A, Team B Scrimmage - 10:30 AM - 11:35 AM (Stadium Rink)
Team B, Team C Scrimmage - 11:50 AM - 12:55 PM (Stadium Rink)
Team C Practice - 12:55 PM - 1:25 PM (Den Rink)
Saturday, Sept. 14
Team B Practice - 10 AM - 10:25 AM (Den Rink)
Team B, Team C Scrimmage - 10:30 AM - 11:35 AM (Stadium Rink)
Team A, Team C Scrimmage - 11:50 AM - 12:55 PM (Stadium Rink)
Team A Practice - 12:55 PM - 1:25 PM (Den Rink)
Sunday, Sept. 15
Team C Practice - 10 AM -10:25 AM (Den Rink)
Team A, Team C Scrimmage - 10:30 AM - 11:35 AM (Stadium Rink)
Team A, Team B Scrimmage - 11:50 AM - 12:55 PM (Stadium Rink)
Team B Practice - 12:55 PM - 1:25 PM (Den Rink)
Monday, Sept. 16:
Preseason Game Non-Game Players Practice - 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM (Stadium Rink)
FLA at NSH - 4:30 PM ET (Bridgestone Arena)
FLA at NSH - 8:00 PM ET (Bridgestone Arena)"
The Rat Trick
has a nice breakdown the 61-man training camp roster (below):
Colton Sceviour, Jayce Hawryluk, Dominic Toninato, Brett Connolly, Jonathan Huberdeau, Matt Marcinew, Paul Thompson, Aleksander Barkov, Serron Noel, Aleksi Heponiemi, Vincent Trocheck, Troy Brouwer, Kevin Roy, Cliff Pu, Joel Lowry, Patrick Bajkov, Jake Horton, Blaine Byron, Noel Acciari, Matthew Wedman, Denis Malgin, Evgenii Dadonov, Mike Hoffman, Adam Rockwood, Dryden Hunt, Owen Tippett, Anthony Greco, Frank Vatrano, Cole Schwindt, Greg Meireles, Jonathan Ang, Liam Pecararo, Sebastian Repo, Henrik Rybinski, Henrik Borgstrom, Rodrigo Abols.
Josh Brown, Keith Yandle, Tommy Cross, Aaron Ekblad, Anton Stralman, Ian McCoshen, Mark Pysyk, Mike Matheson, Ethan Prow, Brady Keeper, Thomas Schemitsch, Dylan MacPherson, Will Lochead, MacKenzie Weegar, John Ludvig, Jake Massie, Riley Stillman, Vladislav Kolyachonok, Gustav Bouramman.
Philippe Desrosiers, Joseph Raaymakers, Sam Montembeault, Ryan Bednard, Chris Driedger, Sergei Bobrovsky.
*Keep your eye on Jason Voorhees - a special camp invite for Friday the 13th. Donning a retro mask, Voorhees is a big goalie out of Camp Crystal Lake who is quiet in the locker room, but a maniac with his stick on the ice...
We're almost there, guys...hockey is back!