Penguins Invite 26 Players to Training Camp



All camp practices will be open to the public

The Pittsburgh Penguins have invited 26 players (15 forwards; 9 defensemen; 2 goaltenders) to training camp, it was announced today by executive vice president and general manager Ray Shero.

The camp roster includes six players – forwards Beau Bennett, Jayson Megna and Eric Tangradi, and defensemen Robert Bortuzzo, Simon Despres and Brian Strait – who have been playing for the Penguins’ top minor-league affiliate, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Training camp opens on Sunday afternoon with a 3:10 p.m. practice at the team’s Southpointe training facility that will be open to the public, free of charge.

On Monday, camp will shift to CONSOL Energy Center for the remainder of the week. Practices on Monday (12 noon), Tuesday (11 a.m.) and Friday (11 a.m.) will be open to the public free of charge. Doors at the Trib Total Media gate will open 30 minutes before the start of each practice.

On Wednesday at 7 p.m., the Penguins will hold a “Black and Gold” scrimmage at CONSOL Energy Center that also is open to the public free of charge. Doors at the Trib Total Media gate will open at 6 p.m. on Wednesday.

The team will not practice on Thursday.

Just Who Will Be At Camp?
DEFENSEMEN (9) FORWARDS (15) GOALTENDERS (2)
Bortuzzo Robert Adams  Craig Fleury  Marc-Andre
Despres  Simon Bennett  Beau Vokoun  Tomas
Engelland  Deryk Cooke  Matt
Letang  Kris Crosby  Sidney
Lovejoy  Ben Dupuis  Pascal
Martin  Paul Glass  Tanner
Niskanen Matt Jeffrey  Dustin
Orpik  Brooks Kennedy  Tyler
Strait Brian Kunitz  Chris
Malkin Evgeni
Megna  Jayson
Neal  James
Sutter  Brandon
Tangradi  Eric
Vitale  Joe

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS 2012-13 TRAINING CAMP SCHEDULE

Sunday, Jan. 13, 3:10 p.m. ,Practice (Southpointe) Media Availability After

Monday, Jan. 14 12:00 p.m. Practice(CONSOL Energy Center)
Media Availability After

Tuesday, Jan. 15  11:00 a.m. Practice (CONSOL Energy Center)
Media Availability After

Wednesday, Jan. 16 10:30 a.m. Morning Skate (CONSOL Energy Center) Media Availability After 7:00pm Black vs. Gold Scrimmage
(CONSOL Energy Center)

Thursday, Jan. 17 DAY OFF

Friday, Jan. 18 11:00 a.m. Practice (CONSOL Energy Center)
Media Availability After

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