August 25, 2011 – Moncton, New Brunswick – The Atlantic Attack of the National Ringette League officially opens selection camp this Saturday in Cocagne. The camp will begin with an information session at 5pm and an ice time at 6pm for those competing for a roster spot. Spectators are welcome and admission is free.
Over twenty top calibre ringette players from across Atlantic Canada have already registered to try-out, but head coach, Julien Leger and the assistant coaching staff comprising of Kathryn Pringle and Gilles Proulx, express that walk-in players will also be accepted. The fee of attending try-outs is $75 and will also include the following additional ice-times at the Cocagne Arena:
Sunday, August 28th: 5pm (110 minutes)
Saturday, September 3rd: 4pm (110 minutes)
Sunday, September 11th: 4pm (110 minutes)
Saturday, September 17th: 6:30pm (110 minutes)
Sunday, September 25th: 5:15pm (110 minutes)
After a long summer of waiting, the coaching staff is ready to begin the inaugural season in the National Ringette League and they couldn’t be happier with the response from the community and the elite players looking forward to their opportunity. As the anticipation to begin camp winds down, Leger feels there will stiff competition for a place on the final roster, “I am extremely impressed with the skill set and ringette background of the players that will be in attendance. The coaching staff will have quite a task of selecting this team over the course of the next few weeks.”