Monday, July 7, 2008

Canadiens Development Camp Begins Today


30 players to take part in the Canadiens Development Camp

MONTREAL (July 4, 2008) – The Montreal Canadiens announced today that 30 prospects will participate in the team’s annual development camp from July 7-12, at the Centre Sportif Candiac – Les 2 Glaces (10 Radisson, Candiac), on the South Shore of Montreal.

The Canadiens prospects will first take to the ice on Monday, July 7th, at 2:30 p.m. The development camp consists of on-ice sessions every morning from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., with the exception of Tuesday, July 8th with on-ice testings will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Off-ice conditioning sessions are also scheduled every day.

19 of the 30 players at camp are Canadiens draft selections, including four of the five players from the 2008 NHL Entry Draft held last June in Ottawa. The group also includes first round picks Ryan McDonagh, Max Pacioretty and David Fischer, defensemen Mathieu Carle, PK Subban and Yannick Weber, as well as forwards Benjamin Maxwell and Olivier Fortier.

Here is the list of 30:

BEAUREGARD, Thomas RW AHL Contract Cincinnati (ECHL)
BOISVERT, Erik LW Try-Out Sacred Heart University (ATLANTIC)
CARLE, Mathieu D 2006, 53rd Hamilton (AHL)
CONBOY, Andrew LW 2007, 142nd Omaha (USHL)
DESHARNAIS, David C AHL Contract Cincinnati (ECHL), Hamilton (AHL)
FISCHER, David D 2006, 20th University of Minnesota (WCHA)
FORTIER, Olivier C 2007, 65th Rimouski (QMJHL)
JOHNSON, Patrick LW 2008, 206th University of Wisconsin (WCHA)
KISHEL, Scott D 2007, 192nd Sioux Falls (USHL)
KRISTO, Danny RW 2008, 56th USA Under-18 (USDP)
MAXWELL, Benjamin C 2006, 49th Kootenay (WHL)
MAYER, Robert G Try-Out Saint John (LHJMQ), Switzerland (WJC)
McDONAGH, Ryan D 2007, 12th University of Wisconsin (WCHA)
MISSIAEN, Jason G 2008, 116th Peterborough (OHL)
MONAHAN, Alexandre LW Try-Out Victoriaville (QMJHL)
PACIORETTY, Max LW 2007, 22nd University of Michigan (CCHA), USA (WJC)
PAQUET, Philippe D 2005, 229th Clarkson University (ECAC)
PATERYN, Greg D Transaction (TOR) Ohio Jr. (USHL)
QUAILER, Steven LW 2008, 86th Sioux City (USHL)
QUATTROCCHI, Joseph G ------------------- Smiths Falls (CJHL)
RUSSELL, Ryan C Transaction (NYR) Hamilton (AHL), Cincinnati (ECHL)
STEJSKAL, Joe D 2007, 133rd Dartmouth University (ECAC)
SUBBAN, P.K. D 2007, 43rd Belleville (OHL), Canada (WJC)
TESTWUIDE, Jon Paul D Try-Out Denver University (WCHA)
TESTWUIDE, Michael RW Try-Out Colorado College (WCHA)
TORP, Nichlas D 2007, 163rd HV 71 Jonkoping Jr. (SWITZERLAND)
TROTTER, Brock C Free Agent Denver University (WCHA), Hamilton (AHL)
WEBER, Yannick D 2007, 73rd Kitchener (OHL), Switzerland (WJC)
WHITE, Ryan RW 2006, 66th Calgary (WHL)
WYMAN, James T. RW 2004, 100th Dartmouth University (ECAC), Hamilton (AHL)

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