Vancouver Canucks to hold training camp in Victoria, beginning Sept. 7

The NHL team’s rookies and prospects will report to GM Place in Vancouver Sept. 6 for medicals and testing, then will take to the ice in Victoria from Sept. 7-10 at Bear Mountain Arena.

Canuck veterans will report for testing Sept. 12 at GM Place. The main camp will be held Sept. 13-15 at Bear Mountain Arena.

The main camp will end with an intrasquad game Sept. 16, hosted by the Canucks ECHL affiliate Victoria Salmon Kings at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre.

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In the past, the Canucks have held camp in Vernon, Courtney, Powell River, Kamloops and Whistler.

“The Vancouver Canucks are committed to further developing and supporting hockey throughout British Columbia and building strong local connections in Victoria helps further this goal,” Steve Tambellini, Canucks vice-president and assistant general manager, said in a release.