Carolina Hurricanes prospects in town for camp

Peter Koutroumpis, Triangle Sports Network
Peter Koutroumpis, Triangle Sports Network

RALEIGH, N.C. – The Carolina Hurricanes announced on Monday the roster for the team’s 2017 development camp that will take place at PNC Arena from June 28 through July 1.

The Hurricanes Prospects Development Camp will feature all eight members of the team’s 2017 draft class, as well as other previously-drafted/acquired players and select invitees – a 29-player roster that includes four goaltenders, eight defensemen and 17 forwards.

During development camp, the players will go through off-ice training and educational sessions, as well as on-ice sessions including the Hurricanes Prospect Game that will take place at Noon on Saturday.

The Prospect Game will be part of the Hurricanes’ Summerfest Celebration that will take place inside PNC Arena starting at 10 a.m.

The Summerfest Celebration will feature an autograph session, equipment sale and State of the Hurricanes, and will include more than 20 interactive inflatables, games and experiences, free giveaways, guest speakers from the Hurricanes, appearances by Stormy and the Storm Squad, discounted concessions, hockey games and extended hours at The Eye team store.

Parking and admission for the event is free.

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Peter Koutroumpis is an alumnus of the University of Toronto and Bowling Green State University. Living in the Raleigh area, he has been involved and employed in organized sport and competition as a player, official, teacher, coach, administrator, and volunteer. With more than 20 years of experience in sport event management and programming, as Owner and Managing Editor of the Triangle Sports Network, a set of online sports news sites, he provides a variety of perspectives on the amateur and professional sports landscape including the NCAA, NHL, NBA, PGA, and LPGA, and more.