2013/14 New York Islanders Training Camp Information

By Andy Graziano

With beat writer Art Staple confirming the details today about training camp, we can now create this dynamic post on our site which will tell you everything that is needed to know pertaining to dates, locations and times.

With information still coming in, this post will be updated regularly with the news as we get it from the club.

On another less surprising note, it was also confirmed today that John Tavares will indeed be named the next captain of the team, with the official announcement coming next week prior to the opening of training camp.

Islanders rookie camp  – Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY (NOT open to public)

Fri, Sept. 6 at 10 a.m.
Sat, Sept. 7 at 10 a.m.
Sun, Sept. 8 at 10 a.m.
Mon, Sept. 9 at 9 a.m.
Tue, Sept. 10 at 10 a.m.

Team Reports for Physicals : Wednesday, September 11

Opening Day Of Camp : Thursday, September 12 at Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY (NOT open to public)

8:15 a.m.: Press Conference at Garden City Station with LIRR representatives and Islanders General ManagerGarth Snow and Islanders players Matt Martin and Frans Nielsen

8:51 a.m.: Train carrying Islanders and media leaves Garden City station

9:35 a.m.: Team arrival, photo-op outside of the arena

9:40 a.m.: Team photo-op outside arena on Daily News Plaza

10 a.m. – 11 a.m.: Bruce Ratner and Brett Yormark to lead media on a tour of hockey set-up at Barclays Center

10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.: Group A on ice.

11:45 a.m. – Live stream of practice begins on IslandersTV and www.barclayscenter.com.

12 p.m.: Lunch is available in the Honda Club

12 p.m. – 1 p.m.: Group B on ice

1:20 p.m. – 1:40 p.m.: Charles Wang, Garth SnowJack Capuano available for questions in the Ortsbo Interview Room


Thu. Sep. 12 at Barclays Center 10:45 a.m. (Group A) and 12 p.m. (Group B)
Fri. Sep. 13 at Islanders Iceworks  9:30 a.m. (Group A) and 11:15 a.m. (Group B)
Sat. Sep. 14 at Islanders Iceworks 9:30 a.m. (Group A) and 11:15 a.m. (Group B)
Sun. Sep. 15 Day Off
Mon. Sep. 16 at Nassau Coliseum 8:45 a.m. (Group A) and 11 a.m. (Group B)
Tue. Sep. 17 GAME AT CGY 9 p.m. (Scotiabank Saddledome)
Tue. Sep 17 GAME VS. CGY 9 p.m. (Brandt Centre – Evraz Place)
Wed. Sep. 18 Travel Day
Thu. Sep. 19 GAME AT NJ  7 p.m. (Prudential Center)
Fri. Sep. 20 at Nassau Coliseum 9:30 a.m. (Group A) and 12:15 p.m. (Group B)
Sat. Sep. 21 GAME VS. NJ  7 p.m. (Barclays Center)
Sun. Sep. 22 GAME AT NSH 5 p.m. (Bridgestone Arena)