Flyers Training Camp Guide

Posted: September 17, 2010

The Flyers open training camp Friday in Voorhees, and the defending Eastern Conference champions will be out to repeat the sucess they had last season.

Here is a look at training camp:

The Rink

The Virtua Center Flyers Skate Zone: Located at 601 Laurel Oak Rd, Voorhees, the Skate Zone is the base of the Flyers' training camp. All practices and scrimmages are open to the public. There are two rinks, so fans will be able to watch two workouts at the same time. The phone number at the Skate Zone is 856-309-4400. Directions can be found at

Practice times are subject to change.

Special Events

Here are the special events scheduled for this weekend at the Skate Zone to mark the opening of camp:


3 p.m., new road jersey is unveiled.

4 to 10 p.m., free open skate.

6 p.m., free learn to skate lessons.

7 p.m., free learn to play hockey lessons.


9 a.m. to 1 p.m., first team practice.

12 p.m., Junior Flyers ice cream party.

1 p.m., Ice team try-outs.


9 a.m. to 1 p.m., team practice.

2 to 3 p.m., "Meet the Flyers" taping.

Fans visiting training camp can also get their faces painted, play interactive games, and take home a free rally towel.

The Schedule

The team will be divided into three groups on most days. On Friday, player physicals are set to take place, so there is no on-ice practice. On Saturday, all players are scheduled to take the ice for workouts.

Here is the camp schedule through Sept. 29:

Sept. 18: 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Sept. 19: 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Sept. 20: 9:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.

Sept. 21: 9:30 a.m.-10:45 a.m.

Sept. 22: 9:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.

Sept. 23: 10:30 a.m.-11:45 a.m.

Sept. 24: 10:30 a.m.-11:45 a.m.

Sept. 25: 10:30 a.m.-11:45 a.m.

Sept. 27: 9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Sept. 28: 9:30 a.m.-11 a.m.

Sept. 29: 9:30 a.m.-11 a.m.

The Players

Here are the players expected to participate in camp:

Forwards (36): Blair Betts, Danny Briere, Daniel Carcillo, Jeff Carter, Michael Chaput, Matt Clackson, Justin Dowling, Blake Gal, Claude Giroux, Bill Guerin, Shane Harper, Scott Hartnell, Ben Holmstrom, Jon Kalinski, Garrett Klotz, David Labrecque, David Laliberte, Ian Laperriere, Stefan Legein, Ville Leino, Pat Maroon, Tye McGinn, Greg Moore, Andreas Nodl, Luke Pither, Darroll Powe, Brendan Ranford, Mike Richards, Zac Rinaldo, Andrew Rowe, Michael Ryan, Jody Shelley, Mike Testwuide, James van Riemsdyk, Eric Wellwood, Nikolai Zherdev.

Defensemen (22): Oskars Bartulis, Ricard Blidstrand, Marc-Andre Bourdon, Matt Carle, Braydon Coburn, Chad Denny, Jesse Dudas, Cullen Eddy, Erik Gustafsson, Tyler Hostetter, Dan Jancevski, Ryan Lannon, Joonas Lehtivouri, Kevin Marshall, Andrej Meszaros, Sean O'Donnell, Joe Piskula, Chris Pronger, Logan Stephenson, J.P. Testwuide, Kimmo Timonen, Matt Walker.

Goaltenders (7): Johan Backlund, Sergei Bobrovsky, Brian Boucher, Michael Leighton, Adam Morrison, Nic Riopel, Brian Stewart.

Preseason Schedule

Tuesday: New Jersey at Flyers, 7 p.m. at Wells Fargo Center.

Thursday: Flyers vs. Toronto, 7 p.m. at John Labatt Centre, London, Ontario.

Next Friday: Flyers at Toronto, 7 p.m. at Air Canada Centre.

Sept. 25: Flyers at Minnesota, 8 p.m. at Xcel Energy Center.

Sept. 28: Flyers at New Jersey, 7 p.m. at Prudential Center.

Sept. 29: New York Islanders at Flyers, 7 p.m at Wells Fargo Center.

Oct. 1: Buffalo at Flyers, 7 p.m. at Wells Fargo Center.

Oct. 3: Flyers at Buffalo, 6 p.m. at HSBC Arena.

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