Team Canada will begin gathering in Toronto tomorrow to prepare for the four-game tournament. The Sea Dogs’ Jonathan Huberdeau will be playing for Canada along with several other prominent prospects.
The Canada-Russia Challenge begins on August 9 in Russia and ends on August 14 in Halifax.
The Sea Dogs haven’t announced their full training camp roster or schedule yet but it should be starting sometime around August 13-14. Training camp should be interesting this year with lots of roster spots up for grabs.
Saint John’s pre-season begins on August 17 at the qplex against the PEI Rocket. They’ll play three exhibition contests this month.
Here’s a look at August’s games.
Aug. 9 - Canada at Russia - Yaroslavl, RUS - 12 pm
Aug. 10 - Canada at Russia - Yaroslavl, RUS - 11 am
Aug. 13 - Russia at Canada - Halifax Metro Centre - 8 pm
Aug. 14 - Russia at Canada - Halifax Metro Centre - 8 pm
Aug. 17 - PEI at Saint John - Quispamsis qplex- 7:30 p.m.
Aug. 18 - Saint John at PEI - Pownal Sports Centre - 2 p.m.
Aug. 22 - Saint John at Acadie-Bathurst - Tracadie-Sheila - 7 p.m.
Tickets to the qplex game are on sale now. Reserved seating and standing room tickets, priced at $10, are available at the qplex administration office or by calling 848-5900.