As proof that the season is fast sneaking up on us, the Atlanta Thrashers have just released the dates for Rookie Camp. Ben Wright of the Blueland Blog reports that the camp begins on September 13th at the Ice Forum in Duluth and runs through September 16th. All skates are open to the public, and the schedule can be found posted here. You'll be able to catch the rookies like Paul Postma and Artus Kulda who weren't at prospect camp in July along with top prospects like Alexander Burmistrov and Patrice Cormier.â†µ
Training camp begins on September 18th, and the first pre-season game against the Columbus Blue Jackets is on September 21st.