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Blackhawks Invite 49 Players To Training Camp

Tuesday, 09.05.2006 / 12:33 PM / News
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Blackhawks Invite 49 Players To Training Camp

[Update: LW Jeff Hamilton and RW Sean McMorrow were added to the training camp roster on Sept. 12 ... D Jason Doig was also added, bringing the roster to 52 players.]

[Update: Goalies Olivier Michaud and Brian Boucher were added on Sept. 13, bringing the roster to 54 players.]

The Chicago Blackhawks will open training camp on Thursday, September 14 at the United Center in preparation for the 2006-07 National Hockey League season. The Blackhawks have invited 49 players to camp -- 5 goaltenders, 15 defensemen and 29 forwards. Training Camp Roster

The players will report to the United Center on Thursday morning at 7:30 am for physicals, fitness testing, photos and a skate. The Blackhawks will conduct their training camp activities at the United Center every day except three dates -- Sept. 20, 25 and 26, in which they will be at the Edge Ice Arena in Bensenville, IL.

The Blackhawks will play an eight game preseason schedule that includes four home games at the United Center against St. Louis, Florida, Columbus and Minnesota. They will also face these same clubs on the road. Three of the road preseason games will be televised on Comcast SportsNet (September 27 @ St. Louis, September 28 @ Florida, and September 30 @ Minnesota) while one home preseason game will be carried on WSCR 670 AM (September 24 vs. Minnesota).