10/05/2017 1:39 PM -
Evansville, Ind: Evansville Thunderbolts have 16 players participating at various ECHL training camps this week.
Players participated in camps for Wichita Thunder, Atlanta Gladiators, Jacksonville Icemen, Reading Royals, Toledo Walleyes, Cincinnati Cyclones, Brampton Beast, Adirondack Thunder, Greenville Swamp Rabbits and Rapid City Rush.
“It’s great to have our organization represented by so many players,” said Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Jeff Pyle. “This is an opportunity for these kids to go to camp, fight for a spot, see where they stand and see how they measure up. Then if they come to us they know what they have to do to move up and they must be able to apply it. What a great experience for these players. Sixteen (16) players went to 10 different teams, which gives our players more opportunities for call ups. I’m looking forward to seeing how they do.”
October’s remaining training camp roster is made up of Dylan Clarke, Chase Nieuwendyk, Nick D’Avolio, Nick Kohn, Derek Gingera, Brandon Wahlin, Mike Kelly, Mike Fazio, Melvin Nichols, Bo Driscoll, Ryan Patsch and Garrett Allen.
The Thunderbolts’ 2017-18 season opens at home on Saturday, Oct. 21, when Evansville takes on visiting Peoria Rivermen.
Training camp for this upcoming season begins next week.
Season tickets are as low as $11 per game. To order your tickets for next season, call 812-422-BOLT.
About Evansville Thunderbolts: The Evansville Thunderbolts is the area’s only professional hockey team. The Thunderbolts are a proud member of the Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL). The team is owned and operated by VW Sports, L.L.C, a subsidiary of VenuWorks, Inc. www.evansvillethunderbolts.com