Tuesday, September 23, 2003

Ducks get ready for camp



The Enquirer and wire reports

AHL Cincinnati was assigned centers Keith Aucoin, Tony Martensson, Joel Perrault, Igor Pohanka and Nick Smith, right wings Pierre Parenteau and Cory Pecker, left wings Casey Hankinson and Chris Kunitz, defensemen Juha Alen, Chris Armstrong, Shane O'Brien and Todd Reirden, and goaltender Eddy Ferhi by NHL parent Anaheim.

Of the 14 players assigned, five played for Cincinnati last season: Martensson, Smith, Pecker, Reirden and Ferhi.

The Ducks have 27 players on their training camp roster, including 19 players assigned by Anaheim. Cincinnati opens its seventh AHL training camp Monday.

CYCLONES TICKETS: Single-game tickets for the ECHL club's games go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. Tickets will be available through all Ticketmaster outlets and the U.S. Bank Arena Box Office.

The Cyclones open the 36-game home schedule Oct. 17 against the Peoria Rivermen. The Clones upset the R-men in the opening round of last season's ECHL playoffs.

Season tickets are on sale at (513) 421-3222 (ext. 144), by phone at 513-562-4949 or visiting Ticketmaster.com.

BLUE JACKETS: Columbus pared its roster to 40 players by re-assigning seven players. Defensemen Darrel Scoville, Nate Kiser and Tyler Sloan, center Brad Moran and left wings Jeremy Reich and Joe Motzko to AHL Syracuse. Columbus also returned right wing Steven Goertzen to Seattle of the Western League.

CANADIENS: Captain Saku Koivu will be sidelined three to four weeks after spraining his right knee during an exhibition game. He could be back for the season opener Oct. 9 at Ottawa.




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