Thursday, August 23, 2007

Saginaw ready for camp, preseason

The Saginaw Spirit is set to start the 2007-2008 season with the annual team training camp and several preseason exhibition games.

Players are returning next weekend for camp, which takes place from Wednesday to Saturday. The camp concludes with the annual Blue-White Game on Sept. 1 at TheDow Event Center from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. The general public is invited to attend the game, with general seating admittance being a donation to the Saginaw Spirit Charitable Foundation. The money is in turn donated to local youth hockey programs.

The team will participate in a two-game exhibition series with the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds – Friday, Sept. 7 in Sault Ste. Marie at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 8 in Saginaw at 7:11 p.m. The Sept. 8 game will be played at the Saginaw Bay Ice Arena - $7 general admission tickets are available to the general public starting Monday.

The Spirit will travel to London for an exhibition match-up against the Knights on Saturday, September 15 at 7:00 p.m. The following day, the Spirit and the Knights will take part in the annual Woodstock exhibition game at 2:00 p.m. in Woodstock, Ontario.

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