SAINT PAUL, Minn. - Minnesota Wild General Manager Paul Fenton today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club will hold a development camp for team prospects July 10-15 at Xcel Energy Center. Minnesota Wild and Iowa Wild coaches and staff members will lead the on-ice sessions. Players will participate in daily skating, strength and conditioning sessions, as well as off-ice topics including sports psychology, social media training and nutrition education.
The Wild's 2018 Development Camp will feature two scrimmages that are free and open to the public at Xcel Energy Center. Open scrimmages will occur on Thursday, July 12 at 2:30 p.m. and on Sunday, July 15 at 5 p.m. Each scrimmage will feature two, 30-minute running time halves. Gate 1 will open to the public 30 minutes prior to the start of each scrimmage.
A total of 43 players are scheduled to attend this year's Development Camp, including 20 selected by Minnesota in the NHL Entry Draft. Players scheduled to attend include: Louie Belpedio, Kaapo Kahkonen, Brennan Menell, Dmitry Sokolov, along with all eight players selected in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft: Filip Johansson (first round), Jack McBain (third round),Alexander Khovanov (third round), Connor Dewar (third round), Simon Johansson (fifth round), Damien Giroux (fifth round), Shawn Boudrias (sixth round) and Sam Hentges (seventh round).
2018 Minnesota Wild Development Camp Roster 2018 Minnesota Wild Development Camp Teams MEDIA AVAILABILITY SCHEDULE FOR 2018 MINNESOTA WILD DEVELOPMENT CAMP*
|Date||Time ||Notes |
|July 10||2:45/4:00 pm||Team White on ice/Team Green on ice |
|July 11||9:20/10:50 am||Team Green on ice/Team White on ice |
|July 12||2:30 p.m.||Green vs. White Scrimmage at Xcel Energy Center - Open to Public|
|July 15||5:00 p.m.||Green vs. White Scrimmage at Xcel Energy Center - Open to Public|
*Practice times and teams are subject to change. Practices are closed to the public. Please contact a member of the Wild Media Relations Department if you are interested in attending Development Camp. Players will be available to media upon the conclusion of their practice/scrimmage session.
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