The Manchester Monarchs opened training camp Wednesday in advance of the season opener on Saturday, Oct. 13 at the Brampton Beast.

The training camp roster consists of 11 returning players from the 2017-18 season, including goaltender Charles Williams, who played in 51 games, including the playoffs.

Goaltenders: Charles Williams, Chris Driedger, G

Defensemen: Colton Saucerman, David Kolomatis, Eric Schurhamer, Chris Carlisle, Rob Hamilton, Craig Wyszomirski

Forwards: Nic Pierog, Cory Ward, Michael Doherty, Joe Sullivan, Gasper Kopitar, Tony Cameranesi, Sam Kurker, Zeb Knutson, Nick Moutrey, Thomas Clayton, Brendan Collier

Training camp continues with practice at St. Anselm College today and Friday at 10 a.m., and Saturday at 1 p.m. On Sunday, the team plays a preseason game at 4:35 p.m. against the Maine Mariners at the Rinks at Exeter

The home opener is Friday, Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. against the Newfoundland Growlers.