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2016 Training Camp Roster & Schedule

Sydney – The Cape Breton Screaming Eagles 2016 training camp is scheduled to start on Thursday, August 18th with a four day rookie camp, before the main training camp opens on Monday, August 22nd at the Cape Breton County Recreation Complex Arena in Coxheath.

A total of 45 players will attend this years training camp including 23 forwards, 17 defensemen and five goaltenders. The Screaming Eagles welcome back 14 returning players from last years team, while the remainder of the training camp roster is comprised of drafted players, players acquired by trade and free agent invites.

The rookies will hit the ice at the County Arena on August 18th for a morning and evening practice sessions before heading to Moncton for the Hub City Showcase, which runs from Friday, August 19th to Sunday, August 21st. The tournament will feature all six Maritime Division QMJHL teams that will comprise of rookies from the 2015 and 2016 QMJHL draft classes, along with free agent invites. The Eagles are scheduled to play three games and will open the tournament on Friday night at 7pm against hosts Moncton Wildcats, followed by a meeting with the Charlottetown Islanders Saturday afternoon at 4pm. The team will conclude the showcase Sunday morning at 11am, but will not know who they will face until the round robin concludes Saturday night.

There will be a total of 24 players who will attend the Screaming Eagles rookie camp that will feature 18 draft picks, five free agents and one player acquired by trade.

On Monday, August 22nd, the Eagles main training camp will start at the County Arena, which will be the home of the Screaming Eagles during the 2016 training camp. The camp will feature daily practices and two exhibition games. All practices will be open to the general public.

The Screaming Eagles will open their preseason against the Halifax Mooseheads on Wednesday August 24th, 7pm, at County Arena, followed by a trip to St John on Friday, August 26th to face-off against division rivals the St John Sea Dogs. The Screaming Eagles final roster is expected to be announced on Monday, August 29th.

To view the entire training camp roster CLICK HERE – 2016 TRAINING CAMP ROSTER

For the entire 2016 Training Camp Schedule see below.

ROOKIE CAMP

Thursday August 18th – 
11:00-12:30: Rookies on ice @ County Arena
6:00-7:15: Rookies on ice @ County Arena

Friday August 19th Hub City Showcase @ Moncton
Players depart for Hub City Showcase in Moncton
7:00pm: Cape Breton 16-year-olds vs. Moncton

Sat. August 20th Hub City Showcase
4:00pm: Cape Breton vs. Charlottetown

Sunday August 21st – Hub City Showcase
TBA @ 11:00AM

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MAIN TRAINING CAMP – COUNTY ARENA, COXHEATH

Sunday August 21st
Rookies return from Hub City Showcase
Returning Players & Vets’ check in for main camp

Monday August 22nd – at County Arena
10:00-11:15: Defensemen practice
11:30-12:45: Forward practice
18:00-19:15: Team White practice
19:30-20:45: Team Black practice

Tuesday August 23rd – at County Arena
10:00-11:15: Defensemen practice
11:30-12:45: Forward practice
18:00-19:15: Team White practice
19:30-20:45: Team Black practice

Wednesday, August 24th – HOME GAME @ COUNTY ARENA
9:30-11:00: Practice players not playing
11:00-11:40: Morning skate
12:30-1:00: Goalie practice
7:00: Cape Breton vs. Halifax (County Arena)

Thursday August 25th – at County Arena
9:30-10:15: Goalie practice
10:30-11:20: Forwards practice (shooting)
11:30-12:20: Defensemen practice (shooting)
4:00-6:00 Team black practice
6:00-8:00: Team white practice

Friday August 26th – QMJHL TRADE DEADLINE, 11 a.m. AST

Friday August 26th – ROAD GAME @ ST JOHN
12:00 -1:30: Practice for players not traveling
7:00: Cape Breton at St John

Sat. August 27th
1:00-3:00: Practice for players who didn’t play in St-John

Sunday August 28th – at County Arena
10:00-10:45: Goalie practice
11:00-12:00: Defensemen practice
12:00-1:00: Forwards practice
5:00-6:30: Split practice
6:30-8:00: Split practice

Monday, August 29th – FINAL ROSTER ANNOUNCED
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