With several off-season acquisitions set to lace up their skates, the Cowichan Valley Capitals will begin training camp for the upcoming B.C. Hockey League season at the Island Savings Centre this weekend, and fans are welcome to take in all of the action for free.
Players will check in and go through fitness testing on Friday, followed by ice sessions beginning Saturday morning. The group will be divided into two teams, with Team A practicing from 9-10 a.m., and Team B on the ice from 10:15-11:15 a.m. A scrimmage will take place from 3-5 p.m. On Sunday, Team A will practice from 9-10:15 a.m., and Team B will practice from 10:30-11:45 a.m. The scrimmage will run again from 3-5 p.m. Camp will wrap up on Monday with an inter-squad game beginning at 11 a.m. The Capitals’ first home pre-season game will take place next Wednesday at 7 p.m. against the Victoria Grizzlies.