Quite a few former Sea Dogs will be hitting the ice at a NHL rookie camp/tournament this week.
Here’s a look at who will be playing where this week.
Anaheim Ducks – Kevin Gagne
Boston Bruins – Maxime Villemaire
Detroit Red Wings – Tomas Jurco
Minnesota Wild – Zack Phillips
Montreal Canadiens – Stephen MacAulay and Nathan Beaulieu
Nashville Predators – Charles-Olivier Roussel
St. Louis Blues – Ryan Tesink
Tampa Bay Lightning – Danick Gauthier
Vancouver Canucks – Mathieu Corbeil
Let us know in the comment section if we forgot anybody... because we probably did.
The biggest rookie tournament, as usual, is taking place in Traverse City. Detroit, Dallas, Minnesota, St. Louis, Columbus, New York Rangers, Buffalo, and Carolina will be playing there this week.
In London, Ottawa, Pittsburgh, Toronto, and Chicago rookie squads will be playing in a tournament. In Coral Springs, a rookie tournament featuring Nashville, Tampa Bay, Florida, and Boston will take place. Out west, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, and San Jose will be playing in Penticton.
Most main NHL camps open next week.
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