The Texas Stars start their pre-season this Friday, September 27th. Players are now trickling into Austin and are required to report for their physicals by Tuesday September 24th in preparation for their busy week. The Stars have announced their initial roster and the complete training camp schedule. The training camp on-ice sessions are open to the media. No word if any of the practices will be open to the public though the Stars have a practice at Chaparral Ice on Thursday September 26th at 9:30am. Press release from the Stars below:


"CEDAR PARK, Texas – The Texas Stars, proud American Hockey League affiliate of the Dallas Stars, announced today their 2013-14 Training Camp Schedule, as well as their initial team roster.


Players will report to Cedar Park Center on Tuesday, September 24th for physicals and will have their first on-ice practice on Wednesday, September 25th at 9:50 a.m. As previously announced, Texas will play two pre-season games at Cedar Park Center, Friday, September 27th against the Oklahoma City Barons at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, September 29th versus the San Antonio Rampage at 5:00 p.m. All training camp on-ice sessions are open to the media. For specific media requests, please contact the Texas Stars media relations department.


2013-14 Texas Stars Training Camp Schedule

(All On-Ice Sessions are at Cedar Park Center, unless otherwise noted)


Tuesday, September 24th


5:30 p.m. – Players Report to Cedar Park Center for Physicals


Wednesday, September 25th


9:50 a.m. – Practice

2:00 p.m. – Practice


Thursday, September 26th


9:30 a.m. – Practice at Chaparral Ice


Friday, September 27th


10:00 a.m. – Non-Game Players Practice

11:00 a.m. – Game Players Pre-Game Skate

7:00 p.m. – Pre-Season Game vs. Oklahoma City


Saturday, September 28th


10:30 a.m. – Practice


Sunday, September 29th


10:15 a.m. – Non-Game Players Practice

11:15 a.m. – Game Players Pre-Game Skate

5:00 p.m. – Pre-Season Game vs. San Antonio


Monday, September 30th


Team Day Off – No Practice


Tuesday, October 1st


10:10 a.m. – Practice


Wednesday, October 2nd


10:10 a.m. – Practice & Stars Media Day


Thursday, October 3rd


10:10 a.m. – Practice


Friday, October 4th


TBA – Practice


Saturday, October 5th


TBA – Pre-Game Skate

7:00 p.m. – Season Opener vs. Chicago Wolves at Cedar Park Center


The Stars also announced their initial training camp roster, consisting of 21 players (13 forwards, six defensemen and two goaltenders).


Forwards: Spencer Bennett, Justin Dowling, Mike Hedden, Curtis McKenzie, Justin Mercier, Brock Montgomery, Anthony Nigro, Taylor Peters, Toby Petersen, Brendan Ranford, William Rapuzzi, Taylor Vause, Francis Wathier.


Defensemen: Etienne Boutet, Ryan Button, Tyler Elbrecht, Ryan Hegarty, Hubert Labrie, William Wrenn.


Goaltenders: Pat Nagle, Josh Robinson.


Players in italics indicate being on a tryout contract."