August 26, 2009
Irvine's Stretch gains invite to Sharks' Rookie Camp
Center CJ Stretch of Irvine has been invited to the San Jose Sharks’ Rookie Camp, which begins Sept. 4 at Sharks Ice in San Jose.
Stretch, an ’89 birth year and former California Wave player, finished ninth in the Western Hockey League in scoring this past season with 86 points (29 goals, 57 assists) in 72 games.
Stretch and other Sharks prospects will participate in scrimmage games against the prospects from the Anaheim Ducks organization at Sharks Ice. Games will be played on Sept. 7-9, 2009 at 7 p.m.
Seating for the Anaheim-San Jose Rookie Games is limited to the first 850 fans. Admission is $10 for fans 13 and older and $5 for fans 12 and under. All proceeds will directly benefit the Jr. Sharks Scholarship Fund. Tickets will be on sale at the door on each game day beginning at 5 p.m. All games will take place on the North Rink.
Following the tournament, the Sharks veterans are scheduled to hit the ice on September 12, as their 2009 Training Camp begins at Sharks Ice at San Jose. The Sharks first preseason game will be Sept. 17 vs. the Los Angeles Kings at Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario.