Hockey fans on Vancouver Island are in for an exciting treat this week as the Vancouver Canucks unveil their 2023 training camp roster at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre in Victoria.
The four-day event, which kicks off today, Thursday, September 21st, and runs until Sunday, September 24th, promises to showcase the team’s talent and set the stage for a promising season.
The Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre will serve as the backdrop for this annual event, which features intense on-ice training sessions, scrimmages, and practice sessions.
The anticipation for this year’s training camp is palpable, as fans eagerly await the chance to witness some of the biggest names on the Canucks’ roster in action.
Notable players set to hit the ice in Victoria include Russian sensation Andrei Kuzmenko, versatile forward J.T. Miller, Swedish superstar Elias Pettersson, and the newly appointed team captain, Quinn Hughes.
Additionally, fans can look forward to seeing defenseman Tyler Myers, sniper Brock Boeser, the energetic Nils Höglander, and Victoria’s own Matt Irwin in action.
Here is the daily schedule for the 2023 Vancouver Canucks Training Camp in Victoria:
Thursday, September 21st
The day kicks off bright and early at 10 a.m. with Session 1, followed by Session 2 at 11 a.m., Session 3 at 12 p.m., and Session 4 at 1 p.m. The players will engage in various drills, honing their skills in preparation for the season ahead.
Friday, September 22nd
The routine continues with four engaging sessions, each lasting 40 minutes, beginning at 10 a.m. and concluding at 1:40 p.m. Fans can expect intense workouts and rigorous training as the players gear up for an action-packed season.
Saturday, September 23rd
Saturday brings an exciting twist to the schedule with a warm-up session at 10:00 a.m., followed by a highly anticipated scrimmage from 10:30 a.m. to 11:40 a.m. This is a golden opportunity for fans to witness the competitive spirit of the Canucks in action. The day wraps up with a practice session from 12:20 p.m. to 12:40 p.m.
Sunday, September 24th
The final day of the Training Camp maintains the pace set throughout the week with four training sessions, commencing at 10 a.m. and concluding at 1:40 p.m. These sessions will provide a last-minute chance for players to fine-tune their skills and for fans to catch a glimpse of their favorite stars before the regular season begins.
With such a packed schedule and a roster of top-notch talent, this year’s Canucks training camp promises to be a must-see event for fans both in Victoria and across BC.
It’s an opportunity to catch a glimpse of the players who will carry the hopes and dreams of Canucks supporters into the upcoming NHL season.
So, hockey enthusiasts, get ready for an action-packed weekend as the Vancouver Canucks prepare to sharpen their skates and skills on the beautiful Vancouver Island ice.
It’s time to gear up for an exhilarating season of hockey in the Pacific Northwest!
Tickets to Canucks Training Camp in Victoria are available now to the public for only $5 per person per day, with in-and-out privileges allowed.
100% of proceeds from every ticket sold will go to the Moose Hide Campaign, which is a BC-born Indigenous-led grassroots movement in Victoria that seeks to engage men and boys in ending violence towards women and children.