June 29, 2011

Bruins to host fifth annual development camp July 7-11

By Kirk Luedeke

The Boston Bruins announced today that the team will hold its fifth annual prospects development camp at Ristuccia Memorial Arena in Wilmington, Mass. July 7-11.

All six of the players selected by Boston in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, headed by ninth overall pick Dougie Hamilton (pictured right), will be in attendance.

There will be on-ice sessions each day and open to the public. The off-ice fitness and team-building sessions are closed to both public and media.

Defenseman and Boston College senior captain Tommy Cross (Simsbury, Conn.) is the longest-tenured B’s prospect who will be present. Cross was Boston’s second-round selection, 35th overall in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft. The youngest player, Russian center Alexander Khokhlachev, who was taken with the 40th selection in the 2011 draft, won’t turn 18 until September 9.

The roster and schedule of events is as follows:

Boston Bruins 2011 Development Camp Roster


Anthony Camara, LW; Craig Cunningham, C; Alexander Fallstrom, C; Brian Ferlin, RW; Justin Florek, LW; Josh Jooris, C; Jared Knight, RW; Alexander Khokhlachev, C; Brett Olson, F; Tyler Randell, RW; Eric Robinson, F; Ben Sexton, F; Ryan Spooner, C;

Ryan Button, Marc Cantin, Tommy Cross, Dougie Hamilton, Robby O’Gara, Steve Spinell, Zach Trotman, David Warsofsky

Zane Gothberg, Mike Hutchinson, Lars Volden


Thursday, July 7 (Wilmington, MA)
-Fitness testing at Ristuccia Arena in Wilmington, 9:30 a.m. ET (closed to public/closed to media)
-On-ice practice, Ristuccia Arena, 1:15 p.m. ET -Media availability will take place after on-ice practice ends

Friday, July 8 (Wilmington, MA)
-On-ice workout, Ristuccia Arena, 10:00 a.m. ET
-On-ice practice, Ristuccia Arena, 11:30 a.m. ET

Saturday, July 9 (Wilmington, MA)
-On-ice practice, Ristuccia Arena, 10:30 a.m. ET
-On-ice workout, Ristuccia Arena, 11:45 a.m. ET

Sunday, July 10 (Wilmington, MA)
-On-ice practice, Ristuccia Arena, 10:00 a.m. ET
-On-ice scrimmage, Ristuccia Arena, 11:15 a.m. ET
-Off-ice workout at 1:00 p.m. ET (closed to public/closed to media)

Monday, July 11 (Wilmington, MA)
-On-ice workout, Ristuccia Arena, 10:00 a.m. ET
-On-ice scrimmage, Ristuccia Arena, 11:00 a.m. ET
-Off-ice workout at 12:30 p.m. ET (closed to public/closed to media)