The Binghamton Devils’ training camp began today at the Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena in Binghamton and they have 22 players attending. The breakdown is 12 forwards, eight defensemen and two goaltenders according to the Binghamton website.
Among the players attending were the five placed on waivers on Sunday. They all cleared waivers and were sent to Binghamton. They include forwards Blake Pietila, Kurtis Gabriel and Eric Tangradi and defensemen John Ramage and Brian Strait.
The other players attending camp are forwards Ryan Schmelzer, Brandon Baddock, Mike Szmatula, Blake Speers, John Edwardh, Yegor Sharangovich, Brian Ward, Brandon Gignac and Nathan Bastian.
The blueliners attending are: Tariq Hammond, Jake Linhart, Colby Sissons, Colton White, Josh Jacobs and Michael Kapla.
The goaltenders are Colton Phinney and Cam Johnson.
In addition, the B-Devils announced their promos schedule. These include theme nights like Opening Night, Boxing Day, New Year’s Eve as well as Miracles on Ice, Military Appreciation Night, Teddy Bear Toss, Star Wars Night, Princess Night and Superhero Night among others. They will be giving away magnetic schedules on opening night against the Toronto Marlies.
They will also have other giveaway nights and free post-game skates with the players on October 27, January 5, February 2 and March 30. On Wednesday nights, they will be having $1 hot dogs and $4 Budweisers. They will also be offering $5 “Student Rush Nights” four times this year. Those will be available for all those “with a valid high school, technical school or college student ID.”