The Hurricanes will open training camp with player physicals Sept. 16, and then hit the ice for their first official practices at the RBC Center on Sept. 17, beginning at 8:30 a.m.
But some of the Canes already were on the ice today for workouts prior to the official start of training camp.
The Canes travel to Buffalo for their first exhibition game on Monday, Sept. 19.
On Sunday, Sept. 18, the team will host its annual Caniac Carnival at the RBC Center, the season kick-off event, beginning at 9 a.m. The team also will hold a Red-White scrimmage at noon.
Training camp concludes with a practice at the RBC Center on Oct. 5. The team opens its 2011-12 regular season against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Friday, Oct. 7 at 7 p.m. at the RBC Center.
All training camp practices are open to the public. For more information, check out the camp schedule.