The Adirondack Thunder are preparing for the start of their 2017-18 season, which will officially kick off on October 14 in a home game at Cool Insuring Arena against the Brampton Beast. However, before then, the team will be participating in a training camp and other preseason games and events that the public can attend.
Adirondack Thunder Training Camp
The Thunder’s training camp began on Monday, October 2, and will run through Friday, October 13. Their 18-player training camp roster includes:
Forwards (10): JC Campagna, Caleb Cameron, John Ceglarski, James Henry, Eric Neiley, Austin Orszulak, Mark Petaccio, Paul Rodrigues, Terrence Wallin, and Brian Ward
Defensemen (7): Mike Bergin, Mathieu Brodeur, Nick Grasso, Stephen Johnson, Kevin Lough, Evan Neugold, and Conor Riley
Goaltenders (1): Nick Niedert
During the training camp, members of the public are welcome to visit Cool Insuring Area to see their home team practice on the ice. Here are the Thunder’s upcoming practices, all of which are free to attend:
- Thursday, October 5 – On-Ice Practice at 10:00am
- Friday, October 6 – Morning Skate at 10:00am
- Saturday, October 7 – On-Ice Practice at 10:00am
- Tuesday, October 10 – On-Ice Practice at 10:15am
- Wednesday, October 11 – On-Ice Practice at 10:00am
- Thursday, October 12 – On-Ice Practice at 10:00am
- Friday, October 13 – On-Ice Practice at 10:00am
Preseason Games & Events
Want to see the Thunder in action? Don’t miss their home preseason game against the Reading Royals on Friday, October 6, at Cool Insuring Arena. Admission is free, and all proceeds from the 50/50 raffle at the game will benefit the Dave Strader Scholarship Fund.
The game will be preceded by a moment of silence in Dave Strader’s memory.
You can also catch the Thunder in another preseason game against the Royals at Santander Arena in Reading, PA, on Sunday, October 8.
If you can’t get enough of the Thunder, then buy your tickets for the 3rd Annual Cruise With The Thunder in Lake George on Tuesday, October 10. The cruise will take place at Lake George Shoreline Cruises, and many players, coaches, and staff will be on board for you to meet with.