BUFFALO, NY (WKBW.com/Sabres Release) – The Buffalo Sabres announced today they will be holding a summer development camp from July 5-10 at Dwyer Arena on the campus of Niagara University in Lewiston, N.Y. There will be an on-ice session each day open to the public. A complete camp roster and practice schedule will be announced at a later date.
The camp will feature over 35 Sabres prospects. The team’s upcoming 2011 NHL Draft picks are also scheduled to attend the six-day camp.
The players will take part in both on-ice and off-ice workouts. The goals of the camp are to give prospective players the fundamental ideas of the Sabres playing system and conditioning programs of an NHL player. Camp participants will also study and examine NHL rules and the successful techniques a player must possess to become a professional athlete.