The Glengarry News

Nationals set to open training camp on Saturday

sean Oct 6, 2016 - 11:44am

On the eve of their first training camp, the Cornwall Nationals have officially moved into the Civic Complex. The FHL team office, located downstairs, is now open. Office hours are Monday to Friday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For information after hours, please call 613-363-4708.

Training camp will be held Saturday, Oct. 8 at the Cornwall Civic Complex.

Three Glengarry county hockey players – Joel Trottier, Jacob Dawson, and Tristen Elie – have been signed to the Nats' roster.

Saturday's public activities begin with a 2 p.m. player skate (free admission for fans), followed by the Nationals intra-squad game at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 for all ages (general admission). There will also be a BBQ at Mocktails (located at the rear of Civic Complex) from 3-7 p.m.

Meanwhile, a head coach has been hired but the announcement will only be made public in a couple of weeks.

NEW HIRES: Alain Quenneville, who has suited up for the Cornwall Colts, Cornwall Comets, and Akwesasne Warriors, has been hired as a part-time assistant coach, and Shannon Fergerson has been hired for Marketing and Special Events.

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