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The Abbotsford Heat announced the 2012 Training Camp schedule and roster today.

In total 44 players will be participating in the nine-day camp which concludes with the Red/Black intra-squad game on October 5th at 7:00 PM at the Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre (AESC). There are 25 forwards, 15 defencemen and four goalies attending the camp; 25 players have played for the Heat in seasons past, while 19 are newcomers.

Off-ice testing and medical assessments will take place on September 27th and 28th. On-ice practices begin on the 29th at MSA Arena in Abbotsford before moving to the AESC on September the 30th for the duration of the camp. Cuts will be made in the days following the October 5th Red/Black intra-squad game, which is the final ice-time of training camp.

Training Camp On-Ice Schedule:


Red Team

Black Team

Saturday, September 29 @MSA

Practice: 9:45-11:00 AM

Practice: 11:15 AM-12:30 PM

Sunday, September 30 @AESC

Practice: 12:30 PM-1:20 PM; 1:50-2:40 PM

Practice: 10:00-10:50 AM; 11:20 AM-12:10 PM

Monday, October 1 @AESC

Practice: 10:00-10:50 AM; 11:20 AM-12:10 PM

Practice: 12:30 PM-1:20 PM; 1:50-2:40 PM

Tuesday, October 2 @AESC

Practice: 11:15 AM-12:05 PM;
Scrimmage: 5:00-6:30 PM

Practice: 10:00-10:50 AM;
Scrimmage: 5:00-6:30 PM

Wednesday, October 3 @AESC

Practice: 10:00-11:00 AM

Practice: 11:20 AM-12:20 PM

Thursday, October 4 @AESC

Practice: 11:20 AM-12:10 PM

Practice: 10:00-10:50 AM

Friday, October 5 @AESC

Red vs. White Game: 7:00 PM

Red vs. Black Game: 7:00 PM

Training Camp Roster:




#30 Taylor, Danny

#33 Brust, Barry

#31 Rollheiser, Grant

#35 Evin, Alex


#5 Fritsch, Jamie

#2 Lamb, Brady

#6 Breen, Chris

#3 Martin, James

#16 Callahan, Joe

#4 McKelvie, Zach

#22 Cowan, Dave

#18 MacKenzie, Drew

#29 Brodie, TJ

#29 McCarthy, Steve

#38 Tuzzolino, Nick

#42 Merth, Peter

#40 Isherwood, Mark

#43 Piskula, Joe

#44 Urban, Dennis


#7 Estoclet, Adam

#8 Kolanos, Krys

#9 Street, Ben

#11 Laing, Quintin

#10 Bouma, Lance

#12 Byron, Paul

#15 Nemisz, Greg

#14 Wahl, Mitch

#17 Walter, Ben

#19 Sylvester, Dustin

#20 Horak, Roman

#23 Cameron, Bryan

#26 Ruegsegger, Tyler

#24 Eddy, David

#27 Howse, Ryan

#25 Reinhart, Max

#28 Aliu, Akim

#34 Bancks, Carter

#32 Patterson, Gaelan

#36 Ferland, Michael

#47 Baertschi, Sven

#39 Kremyr, Jordan

#48 Olson, Brett

#46 Mouillierat, Kael


#49 Nunn, Garry

Media availability for players will commence 15 minutes after their last on-ice action of the day, while Head Coach Troy G. Ward will meet with the media immediately following the final ice time on each day of Training Camp.

The Heat open the 2012-13 season just a week after camp ends on October the 12th when they host the Peoria Rivermen (St. Louis Blues) for two games over two days. To purchase tickets call 1-877-452-HEAT (4328) or visit



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