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Notre Dame Pro Hockey Camp Set To Open On Monday, August 27
Former Irish defenseman Teddy Ruth is one of 15 former Notre Dame hockey players that will be attending the first-ever Notre Dame Pro Hockey camp from August 27 to August 30 at the Compton Family Ice Arena
 
Former Irish defenseman Teddy Ruth is one of 15 former Notre Dame hockey players that will be attending the first-ever Notre Dame Pro Hockey camp from August 27 to August 30 at the Compton Family Ice Arena

Aug. 24, 2012

Notre Dame, Ind. - Fifteen former Notre Dame hockey players are among a group of 21 professional hockey players who will take the ice on Monday, August 27 at the Lefty Smith Rink and the Compton Family Ice Arena in the first-ever Notre Dame Pro Hockey Camp.

The camp, that runs from Monday, August 27 through Thursday, August 30, is being held for former Notre Dame hockey players to help them begin preparations for their upcoming professional training camps that will begin in September. For the 12 of the 15 former Irish players in attendance this is their first opportunity to play at the Compton Family Ice Arena as they all graduated prior to the building's opening last October, yet played key roles in the program's success during their playing careers.

Four coaches with ties to the Notre Dame hockey program will oversee the camp - current Notre Dame associate coach Andy Slaggert `89, volunteer assistant coach Jason Nightingale and former Irish hockey standouts Ben Simon `00 (currently an assistant coach with the Rockford IceHogs of the AHL) and Kevin Deeth `10 who is a member of the staff at the Compton Family Ice Arena. The camp will feature players that played last season in the National Hockey League, the American Hockey League, the East Coast Hockey League, abroad and in college.

Expected to participate in next week's camp are (last year's team in parentheses) Ian Cole (St. Louis Blues), Wes O'Neill `07 (Kalamazoo- ECHL), Mark Eaton (New York Islanders), Brock Sheahan `09 (Riessersee SS - Germany), Brett Lebda `04 (Columbus Blue Jackets), Kyle Lawson `09 (Florida-ECHL), Teddy Ruth `12 (Springfield - AHL), Patrick Gaul `12, Rich Ryan `12, Riley Sheahan (Detroit Red Wings), Erik Condra `09 (Ottawa Senators), Christian Hanson `09 (Hershey- AHL), Evan Rankin `07 (Rochester - AHL), Mark Van Guilder `09 (Milwaukee- AHL) and Brad Phillips (Adirondack - AHL). Also attending the camp are Ryan Wilson (Colorado Avalanche), Jared Nightingale (Michigan State `06 and Connecticut - AHL), Tony Lucia (Minnesota `10 and Worcester - AHL), Bryan Lerg (Michigan State `08 and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton -AHL), Jim O'Brien (Ottawa Senators) and Pat Nagle (Ferris State `11 and Florida - ECHL).

 

 

The pro players will have a practice each morning, Monday through Thursday from 9:00 to 10 a.m. that will be opened to the public. Monday afternoon, the players will have a four-on-four scrimmage from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. that also will be open to the public.

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October 2
5:05 PM
USNTDP
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)

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October 7
7:35 PM
Arizona State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
October 8
7:05 PM
Arizona State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
October 14
8:05 PM
Minnesota Duluth
Duluth, Minn. (Amsoil Arena)
October 15
8:05 PM
Minnesota Duluth
Duluth, Minn. (Amsoil Arena)
October 21
7:05 PM
Penn State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
October 22
7:05 PM
Penn State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)

NBCSN
October 27
7:35 PM
Connecticut
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
October 28
7:35 PM
Connecticut
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
November 12
7:05 PM
Northeastern
Boston, Mass. (Matthews Arena)
November 13
3:05 PM
Northeastern
Boston, Mass. (Matthews Arena)
November 17
7:35 PM
UMass Lowell
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
November 18
7:35 PM
UMass Lowell
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
November 25
7:35 PM
Holy Cross
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
November 26
7:35 PM
Clarkson/Yale
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
December 2
6:05 PM
Massachusetts
Amherst, Mass. (Mullins Center)

ASN
December 3
7:05 PM
Massachusetts
Amherst, Mass. (Mullins Center)
December 10
7:05 PM
Boston College
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)

NBCSN
December 31
4:05 PM
Alaska
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
January 1
2:05 PM
Alaska
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
January 6
7:35 PM
Michigan Tech
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)

NBCSN
January 7
7:05 PM
Michigan Tech
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)

NBCSN
January 13
7:35 PM
Merrimack
North Andover, Mass. (Lawler Rink)
January 14
7:05 PM
Merrimack
North Andover, Mass. (Lawler Rink)
January 20
7:35 PM
New Hampshire
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
January 21
7:05 PM
New Hampshire
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)
January 28
7:05 PM
Boston College
Chestnut Hill, Mass. (Conte Forum)
February 3
7:35 PM
Vermont
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)

NBCSN
February 4
6:30 PM
Vermont
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)

NBCSN
February 10
7:05 PM
Maine
Portland, Maine (Cross Insurance Arena)
February 11
7:05 PM
Maine
Orono, Maine (Alfond Arena)
February 17
7:35 PM
Providence College
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)

NBCSN
February 18
7:05 PM
Providence College
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)

NBCSN
February 24
6:05 PM
Boston University
Boston, Mass. (Agganis Arena)

ASN
February 25
7:05 PM
Boston University
Boston, Mass. (Agganis Arena)

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