Day One - Fitness Testing

Tuesday, 07.12.2011 / 7:15 AM ET
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2011 Mini-Camp
Day One - Fitness Testing
Day One is underway for the New York Islanders prospects and Mini-Camp invites. First up, is everyone's least favorite activity: physicals and fitness testing, followed by a brief photoshoot for each player's headshot.

Islanders Strength & Conditioning Coach Jesse Demers said that fitness testing is done by every team at the start of camp so that  management can asses the returning players improvement from the previous year, but also so that they can show each player their progress and areas that could still use improvement. For the new players, it allows management to see each player's fitness level as well as give them a reasonable goal for when they come back for Training Camp in September.

Demers noted, it also helps stir a little healthy competition amongst the players.

The tests each player will undergo include:
  • Body Fat, Height and Weight
  • Vertical jump (Power)
  • Triple long jump (Power and endurance)
  • Hexagon drill (Quickness)
  • Pull Up (Upper body and muscular endurance)
  • Medicine Ball Throw (Upper body power)

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 82 38 48 5 86
K. Okposo 60 18 33 -8 51
R. Strome 81 17 33 23 50
F. Nielsen 78 14 29 8 43
B. Nelson 82 20 22 6 42
A. Lee 76 25 16 9 41
J. Bailey 70 15 26 3 41
N. Leddy 78 10 27 18 37
J. Boychuk 72 9 26 15 35
T. Hamonic 71 5 28 15 33
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 38 17 4 .914 2.43
C. Johnson 8 8 1 .889 3.08

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