WHL Clubs Open Training Camp This Week

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Jeff Hubert

August 20, 2013, Calgary, AB (ISN) – The 2013-14 Western Hockey League season is approaching as many WHL Clubs officially open training camps this week.

Beginning Wednesday, August 21st , many WHL Clubs welcome players for registration, while on-ice sessions for 10 Clubs begin on Thursday, August 22nd By the weekend, almost all WHL Clubs will be on the ice in preparation for the 2013-14 WHL Regular Season, which begins on Thursday, September 19th with the Regina Pats playing host to the Swift Current Broncos in the stand-alone WHL season opening game.

The 2013 WHL Pre-Season begins on Tuesday, August 27th, with the Swift Current Broncos hosting the Moose Jaw Warriors in an All-Rookie game, and continues through Sunday, September 15th.

The 2013 WHL pre-season schedule again features four pre-season tournaments. The Everett Silvertips Pre-season Classic runs August 30 – September 1 and will feature all five U.S. Division Clubs, the host Everett Silvertips, Portland Winterhawks, Seattle Thunderbirds, Spokane Chiefs and Tri-City Americans, and will also include this year, the Victoria Royals.. The Edmonton Oil Kings 7th Annual Pre-Season tournament begins Saturday, August 31 and features six WHL Clubs including the host Oil Kings, Calgary Hitmen, Medicine Hat Tigers, Prince George Cougars, Red Deer Rebels and Swift Current Broncos. The games will be played out of the Servus Credit Union Place in St. Albert, AB. The Tri-City Americans Pre-Season Tournament will again feature all five U.S. Division Clubs; the host Americans, Everett Silvertips, Portland Winterhawks, Seattle Thunderbirds and the Spokane Chiefs. The tournament will also include the Kootenay Ice with games starting on September 7. The Thunder Challenge Tournament hosted by the community of Crowsnest, Alberta, runs September 13 – 15 and features the Lethbridge Hurricanes, Kootenay Ice and Calgary Hitmen.

CLICK HERE for the 2013 WHL Pre-Season schedule.

WHL Clubs

Rookie Camp

Main Camp

Location

Brandon        

28-Aug-13

30-Aug-13

Westman Place

Calgary        

22-Aug-13

24-Aug-13

Don Hartman Sportsplex

Edmonton       

22-Aug-13

24-Aug-13

Jubilee Rec Centre (Ft. Sask., AB)

Everett        

22-Aug-13

21-Aug-13

Comcast Arena

Kamloops       

22-Aug-13

22-Aug-13

Interior Savings Centre

Kelowna        

21-Aug-13

26-Aug-13

Prospera Place

Kootenay       

28-Aug-13

28-Aug-13

Western Financial Place

Lethbridge     

29-Aug-13

29-Aug-13

ENMAX Centre

Medicine Hat   

22-Aug-13

25-Aug-13

Family Leisure Centre

Moose Jaw      

21-Aug-13

24-Aug-13

Mosaic Place

Portland       

21-Aug-13

21-Aug-13

Winterhawks Skating Centre

Prince Albert  

27-Aug-13

30-Aug-13

Art Hauser Centre

Prince George  

23-Aug-13

23-Aug-13

CN Centre

Red Deer       

24-Aug-13

26-Aug-13

ENMAX Centrium

Regina         

28-Aug-13

29-Aug-13

Cooperators-Evraz Place

Saskatoon      

21-Aug-13

21-Aug-13

Warman, SK

Seattle        

21-Aug-13

21-Aug-13

ShoWare Centre

Spokane        

21-Aug-13

21-Aug-13

Spokane Arena

Swift Current  

21-Aug-13

21-Aug-13

Credit Union i-Plex

Tri-City       

21-Aug-13

23-Aug-13

Toyota Centre

Vancouver      

22-Aug-13

22-Aug-13

Ladner Leisure Centre

Victoria     

21-Aug-13

25-Aug-13

Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre

  

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