Pirates hit the ice in Wellington for training camp

Ethan Ashley tries to drag a shot around defender Chase Lavender on Monday night. It was the Pirates' first skate of their main camp. They skated again Tuesday evening and will be back on the ice Thursday night in Wellington from 7:30–9:30 p.m. The club will play their first exhibition game of the season at North Kawartha Friday night at 7:30 p.m. The teams will face off again on Sunday, Aug. 26 at 3 p.m. at Essroc Arena. (Chad Ibbotson/Gazette staff)