Two Hurricanes will attend NHL rookie camps


September 13, 2022 – Western Hockey League (WHL) – Lethbridge Hurricanes press release

LETHBRIDGE, AB — The Lethbridge Hurricanes Hockey Club announced Tuesday that 2003-born defenseman Joe Arntsen and 2003-born forward Ty Nash will attend National Hockey League rookie camps.

Arntsen, 19, will attend rookie camp for the Carolina Hurricanes. The Dinsmore, SK product attended Carolina’s development camp in the spring. The Lethbridge co-captain was originally a second-round pick (35th overall) of the Hurricanes in the 2018 WHL Prospects Draft. The 6’2, 200-pound guard has played in 135 season games regular with the ‘Canes in his WHL career, totaling 47 points (10g-37a) and 156 penalty minutes. Arntsen established a career in 2021-22 with eight goals and 37 points in 68 games.

Nash, 19, will attend Edmonton Oilers rookie camp after attending their spring development camp. The Scottsdale, AZ product attended Carolina’s rookie camp last season. He was selected by Lethbridge in the ninth round (183rd overall) in the 2018 WHL Entry Draft. Nash played in 144 regular-season games for the Hurricanes recording 66 points (27g-39a) and 77 penalty minutes, including a career-high 17 goals and 38 points in 60 games in 2021-22.

The duo will be attending their respective camps from September 13-20.

The Hurricanes continue the 2022 ENMAX preseason on Friday, September 16 by hosting the Red Deer Rebels at 7:00 p.m. at the ENMAX Center. Tickets for the game can be purchased for $10.00 cash at the door or in advance by visiting the Lethbridge Hurricanes office, Lethbridge Minor Hockey office or any Gas King store.

Parking will be free for Hurricanes pre-season games.

Lethbridge will open the 2022 WHL regular season on Saturday, September 24 in Medicine Hat before hosting the Tigers on Friday, September 30 at the ENMAX Center for the Dairy Queen Home Opener. Individual tickets for 2022-23 regular season games go on sale Thursday, September 15 at 10:00 a.m. and can be purchased at the ENMAX Center Ticket Center, Yates Memorial Theater Ticket Center, by calling 403-329-SEAT (7328 ) or online at

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