Two of Stockton's most familiar faces entered unfamiliar territory on Monday as they entered the building as members of the Stockton Heat instead of the Stockton Thunder. Learn more about the first days of longtime Stockton Thunder players Ryan Constant and Garet Hunt during Heat Training Camp.
Hockey is back at Stockton Arena as training camp kicked off earlier this morning. While the mood was an excited one for players learning their new surroundings, ultimately the goal of making this squad and moving to the NHL is always apparent.
If you spoke to the coaching staff on day one, you'd have heard the word "work" in just about every sentence. The team will pride itself on hard work, much like the parent club, and Coach Huska and his staff will make sure that philosophy will be on everyone's minds throughout camp and, of course, carry over to the season.
The Stockton Heat take to the ice for the first time today as training camp kicks off. Take a look at the initial, 31-man roster to don the Heat practice sweaters for the first time.
We've spoken about him before, but today we again look at Oliver Kylington who was just assigned to the Heat on Sunday.
The Flames assigned 12 players to the Stockton Heat, and potentially, two more if they clear waivers while also returning defensive prospect Rasmus Andersson to the OHL.
The Stockton Heat have received another player as the Flames continue to trim their camp roster. Defenseman Dustin Stevenson, who was signed to the Heat on July 15, has been assigned to Stockton while Calgary returns goalie Mason McDonald to his junior team.
After Calgary assigned him to Stockton on Friday the 25th, we take a moment to meet power forward Austin Carroll, who hopes to make a big impact with the team during his rookie campaign.
The Stockton Heat sign veteran defenseman Aaron Johnson to an AHL contract and see Johnson, along with six others, assigned to Stockton including Austin Carroll (RW), Mitchell Heard (C), Ryan Lomberg (LW), Louick Marcotte (RW), Kent Simpson (G) and Hunter Smith (RW).
The Heat have officially announced Fan Fest on Sunday, October 4 from Noon to 2:00 p.m. This event open to the public will give fans a chance to meet the inaugural team, collect autographs, get to know the coaches. check out new Heat merchandise and much more!
Today we meet Kenny Agostino, who had a terrific rookie campaign last season with the Adirondack Flames. This year, Agostino is looking to make an even bigger impact with the Calgary Flames and, potentially, us!
Individual tickets for the inaugural AHL season in Stockton go on sale on Monday, September 28 at 9:00 a.m. at the Stockton Arena Ticket Office and Ticketmaster.com. Special ticket packages are available from the Heat designed to save you money. Call 209.373.1500 to speak with an account executive today.