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Arizona Coyotes announce training camp, Rookie Faceoff schedules

Sep 7, 2022, 8:18 PM | Updated: Sep 8, 2022, 11:38 am
Logan Cooley poses for photos after being selected by the Arizona Coyotes with the third pick in th...

Logan Cooley poses for photos after being selected by the Arizona Coyotes with the third pick in the first round of the NHL hockey draft in Montreal on Thursday, July 7, 2022. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)

(Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP)

The Arizona Coyotes announced that rookie camp begins on Friday, Sept. 14.

There will be an hourlong practice at Ice Den Scottsdale from 2 to 3 p.m. MST. They’ll have another hourlong skate the following day, before heading to San Jose for a Rookie Faceoff from Sept. 16 to 19.

They’ll play three games in four days.

  • 4:30 p.m. MST on Sept. 16 against the Vegas Golden Knights
  • 4:30 p.m. MST on Sept. 17 against the Anaheim Ducks
  • 10 a.m. MST on Sept. 19 against the Colorado Avalanche

Rookie Faceoff roster

Forwards: Cole Cormier, Drew Elliott, Conor Geekie, Dylan Guenther, Jakub Hujer, Milos Kelemen, Liam Kirk, Manix Landry, Julian Lutz, Jack McBain, Ben McCartney, Ryan McGregor, Adam Mechura, Nathan Smith, Colin Theisen, Markus Vidicek, Reece Vitelli

Defensemen: Keaton Dowhaniuk, Logan Dowhaniuk, Gerard Keane, Noah Laaouan, Jeremy Langlois, Lleyton Moore, Maksymilian Szuber, Ben Zloty

Goaltenders: Colton Point, David Tendeck, Anson Thornton

Training camp dates

Veterans arrive to training camp for medicals, media availability and fitness testing on Sept. 21. Their first on-ice practice is the following day at Ice Den Scottsdale, where all of their on-ice practices during training camp will take place.

They open up their preseason slate of games at 5 p.m. MST on Sept. 24 against the St. Louis Blues at INTRUST Bank Arena in Wichita, Kan.

The preseason schedule is fully released.

  • 5 p.m. MST on Sept. 24 against the St. Louis Blues
  • 2 p.m. MST on Sept. 25 against the Anaheim Ducks*
  • 5 p.m. MST on Sept. 27 against the Dallas Stars
  • 7 p.m. MST on Sept. 28 against the Anaheim Ducks
  • 7 p.m. MST on Oct. 4 against the Vegas Golden Knights
  • 7 p.m. MST on Oct. 7 against the Vancouver Canucks
  • 5 p.m. MST on Oct. 8 against the Vegas Golden Knights

* – TCC Arena in Tucson — only preseason game held in Arizona.

The Coyotes are coming off a season where they went 25-50-7. Their 57 points were the second-fewest in the NHL and the fewest in the Western Conference.

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