Mooseheads Invited to 2012 NHL Draft Camp

Logo for the Halifax Moosehead of the Quebec Major Hockey LeagueMartin Frk and Andrew Ryan will get their first taste of what it’s like to be top tier draft prospects next month.

The two will join an impressive list of prospects eligible for the 2012 NHL Draft at the NHL’s Research, Development and Orientation Camp, to be held Aug. 16-17. The camp will give NHL general managers and scouts a initial look at some of the players that might being their farm systems nest year.

Players invited to the camp were selected by NHL Central Scouting based on their early observations on those likely to rank high in their upcoming scouting reports for the next draft.

Dan Byslma, head coach of the Pittsburgh Penguins, and Dave Tippett head coach of the Phoenix Coyotes, along with NHL Hockey Operations staff will lead the players over the course of two days as they test a number of proposed rules changes, rink markings and strategies.

This once in a lifetime opportunity mean that Frk and Ryan will miss the opening of their Junior team’s training camp. The Mooseheads are scheduled to open their training camp on August 16th.

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