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by George Malik on 04/11/13 at 01:04 PM ET
The Left Wing Lock's Sarah Lindenau has announced the dates for the Detroit Red Wings' 2013 training camp, the prospect tournament which proceeds it and the Wings' summer development camp, too:
The Detroit Red Wings will be returning to Traverse City, MI to host their annual prospects tournament and training camp at Centre I.C.E. Arena in Traverse City, Mich. Additionally Centre I.C.E. will also host the Wings annual prospect development camp July 12th through the 20th.
Training camp will begin Sept. 12 and run through Sept. 18 with ticket prices expected to run between $10 – $30. Camp begins with morning practices on September 12th, 13th, and 14th. The red-and-white game will be held Sept. 15th. At the conclusion of the Red and White game, the Wings will then divide into two teams prior to the preseason games against the Pittsburgh Penguins on the 16th and the Chicago Black Hawks on the 17th. Players not involved in those games will remain in Traverse City for morning scrimmages on those days.
Continued with many, many more important dates and information, including news about an alumni game taking place at Centre Ice Arena. It might be wise to follow Lindenau and Red Wings Camps on Twitter for more updates regarding the summer development camp, prospect tournament and main camp...
Update: The Wings simultaneously issued a press release regarding training camp:
RED WINGS TRAINING CAMP WILL RETURN TO TRAVERSE CITY IN FALL OF 2013
… NHL Prospects Tournament, Charity Golf Tournament and Main Training Camp set for September in Northern Michigan …
Detroit, MI...Detroit Red Wings Executive Vice President/General Manager Ken Holland today announced that the Red Wings will once again host their annual NHL Prospects Tournament and Training Camp at the Centre ICE Arena in Traverse City, Mich., along with the Training Camp Golf Classic.The NHL Prospects Tournament will include eight NHL teams playing four games per day for four days: Sept. 5, 6, 8 and 9. This will mark the 15th season of the tournament in Traverse City that has produced over 350 prospects who have gone on to play in the NHL. The eight teams scheduled to participate include the Red Wings, Buffalo Sabres, Carolina Hurricanes, Columbus Blue Jackets, Dallas Stars, Minnesota Wild, New York Rangers and St. Louis Blues.
The Wings will open their annual NHL Training Camp with the 14th Training Camp Golf Classic presented by Eitel Dahm Motor Group on Wednesday, Sept. 11, at the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa. Proceeds from the tournament benefit Involved Citizens Enterprises (I.C.E.), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization providing affordable skating programs to Northern Michigan.
The 2013-14 Red Wings hit the ice for the first time the morning of Thursday, Sept. 12, and continue daily through Wednesday, Sept. 18. For additional information including future on-sale dates for all Red Wings events in Traverse City and announcements of specific times of games and practice sessions, please call (231) 933-7465 or visit http://www.centreice.org.
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