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Third Annual Pro Camp Set for Aug. 20-24
Courtesy: Denver Athletics  
Release: 08/16/2012

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DENVER - The third annual University of Denver Hockey Alumni Pro Camp will be held Aug. 20-24 at Magness Arena, two-time National Coach of the Year George Gwozdecky announced today.

The pro camp allows current professional DU hockey alums and other professional players to train together in preparation for their upcoming 2012-13 seasons. Gwozdecky and DU assistant coaches Steve Miller, David Lassonde and Matty Thomas, and former Pioneer Angelo Ricci will provide on-ice instruction for the five-day camp, which runs daily next week from 10:15 a.m.-1 p.m. MT. The camp is open to the public FREE of charge.

The pro camp focuses on skill development, conditioning, drills and scrimmages. The players will also have access to Denver's Pat Bowlen Training Center, a state-of-the-art, 10,000 square-foot strength and conditioning facility located under the DU Soccer Stadium grandstand.

DU hockey professional alumni expected to participate in this year's camp are Paul Stastny (Colorado Avalanche), Tyler Bozak (Toronto Maple Leafs), Brett Skinner, Gabe Gauthier, Luke Fulghum, Aaron MacKenzie, J.P. Testwuide, Patrick Mullen, Geoff Paukovich, Drew Shore, Anthony Maiani, John Ryder and Dustin Jackson. Former Pioneer Stephen Cunningham and local goaltender Casey Sherwood will also participate in the camp.

Other professional players expected attend the camp include David Jones (Colorado Avalanche), Curtis McElhinney (Columbus Blue Jackets), Kyle Quincey (Detroit Red Wings), Garnet Exelby (Boston Bruins ) and Ben Guite. Former Colorado College goaltender Richard Bachman (Dallas Stars) could also attend the camp.

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