Sea Dogs announce training camp roster
SAINT JOHN – The Saint John Sea Dogs are excited to announce 60 players have been invited to training camp for the 2015-16 season.
Most players are scheduled to report to the club on Sunday, August 9th, and the first on-ice sessions are Monday, Aug. 10. A schedule for the first week of training camp will be released soon.
New players include 2015 QMJHL first overall draft pick, forward Joe Veleno, the first player in league history to obtain exceptional player status from Hockey Canada, plus two other first-round selections in goaltender Alex D’Orio and forward Cedric Pare.
Among the returnees are seven Sea Dogs drafted by NHL teams this summer -Jakub Zboril, Thomas Chabot, Samuel Dove-McFalls, Mathieu Joseph, Spencer Smallman, Bokondji Imama and Adam Marsh – along with leading scorer Nathan Noel and last year’s top picks in the QMJHL Entry Draft, Luke Green and Julien Tessier.
Training camp invitees are listed below:
Marc-Antoine Turcotte 1995-09-09 6’0″ 184 Chateauguay, QC
William Hardy-Murray 1999-10-26 6’1″ 219 Pont-Rouge, QC
Thomas Morin 1999-02-03 6’2″ 217 St-Georges, QC
Benjamin Reade 1998-05-11 6’0″ 168 Moncton, NB
Dan Del Paggio
Alexandre Lafreniere 1999-05-20 5’9″ 170 Gatineau, QC
Anthony Salemi 1997-07-24 5’11” 172 Scarborough, ON
Michael-Anthony Veleno 1997-02-14 6’0″ 190 Montreal, QC
Samuel Dove-McFalls 1997-04-10 6’2″ 204 Montreal, QC
Photo: Vincent Either/QMJHL Media