NHL Rookie Camp Lists – Western Conference – Colorado, LV, SJ lead western recruits

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September 10, 2018

Here’s an overview this year’s Western Conference NHL Rookie Camp Rosters, with a special emphasis on Camp Invites currently playing in Western Canada.

For most teams, the Invites include primarily promising undrafted 2000, 1999, and 1998 birth years playing in the CHL, along with some late bloomers, and players now playing in the AHL or ECHL.

Teams are in alphabetical order.

The top team for Western invites in this conference are the Colorado Avalanche with seven. Next are the San Jose Sharks and the Vegas Golden Knights, with three each.

Twenty-four Western players received invites, out of a total of 67 for the conference.

In the Eastern Confernence, 18 Western players received invites, out a total of 85.

 

Anaheim Ducks – no Western based invites. Just two total – both from Quebec.

 

ANAHEIM DUCKS
No. Player Pos How Acquired DoB League Born
34 Sam Steel C Drafted 1st Rd (30) ’16
48 Isac Lundestrom C Drafted 1st Rd (23) ’18
49 Max Jones LW Drafted 1st Rd (24) ’16
50 Benoit-Olivier Groulx C Drafted 2nd Rd (54) ’18
52 Julius Nattinen C Drafted 2nd Rd (59) ’15
53 Maxime Comtois C Drafted 2nd Rd (50) ’17
54 Antoine Morand C Drafted 2nd Rd (60) ’17
57 Alex Dostie C Drafted 4th Rd (115) ’16
59 Jack Kopacka LW Drafted 4th Rd (93) ’16
61 Troy Terry RW Drafted 5th Rd (148) ’15
64 Kiefer Sherwood RW Signed (NCAA) Mar ’18
69 Justin Ducharme RW Camp Invite 2.22.00 QMJHL QC, CAN
70 Kyle Olson C Drafted 4th Rd (122) ’17
80 Deven Sideroff RW Drafted 3rd Rd (84) ’15
85 Tyler Soy C Drafted 7th rd (205) ’16
87 Mitch Hults C Signed (NCAA) Mar ’17
90 Giovanni Fiore RW Signed (Jrs) Apr ’17
28 Marcus Pettersson D Drafted 2nd Rd (38) ’14
32 Jacob Larsson D Drafted 1st Rd (27) ’15
60 Chris Forney D AHL Signing (NCAA) Jul ’18
72 Hunter Drew D Drafted 6th Rd (178) ’18
76 Josh Mahura D Drafted 3rd Rd (85) ’16
77 Scott Moldenhauer D AHL Signing (NCAA) Jun ’18
86 Simon Benoit D Camp Invite 9.19.98 QMJHL QC, CAN
89 Terrance Amorosa D AHL Signing (PHI) Aug ’18
1 Lukas Dostal G Drafted 3rd Rd (85) ’18
68 Roman Durny G Drafted 5th Rd (147) ’18
78 Olle Eriksson Ek G Drafted 5th Rd (153) ’17

 

 

 

The Arizona Coyotes have two Western-based invites in camp, Dylan Plouffe, a Sherwood Park native, now playing for the Vancouver Giants in the WHL and Max Gerlach, a Minnesotan playing with the Saskatoon Blades. The Coyotes have a total of 10 invites at camp.

 

 

Another WHL Vancouver Giant and North Vancouver native, goaltender David Tendeck, is also in camp. Tendeck however, is there as a drafted player.

 

 

ARIZONA COYOTES
No. Player Pos How Acquired  DoB  League  Born
22 Barrett Hayton C Drafted 1st Rd (5) ’18
52 Tyler Steenbergen C Drafted 5th Rd (128) ’17
56 Kevin Klima C AHL Signing (Jrs) Jul ’18
57 Mika Cyr F Camp Invite  7.14.99  QMJHL  NB, CAN
63 Sam Fagemo F Camp Invite  3.14.00  SHL  SWEDEN
64 Liam Kirk LW Drafted 7th Rd (189) ’18
68 Kelly Klima RW AHL Signing (Jrs) Jul ’18
71 Jeremy McKenna F Camp Invite  4.20.99  QMJHL  Canmore, AB
73 Jan Jenik C Drafted 3rd Rd (65) ’18
74 Max Gerlach C Camp Invite 4.4.98 WHL MN, USA
76 Nate Schnarr C Drafted 3rd Rd (75) ’17
77 Keeghan Howdeshell F Camp Invite 2.24.98 OHL MI, USA
80 Brayden Burke LW Signed (Jrs) Mar ’18
81 Jens Looke RW Drafted 3rd Rd (83) ’15
84 Albert Michnac F Camp Invite 10.18.98 OHL Czech
Zachary Roberts LW Camp Invite 08.04.99 OHL  Stouffville, ON
93 Lane Pederson C Signed (Jrs) Oct ’16
96 Matteo Gennaro C AHL Signing (Jrs) Jun ’18
37 Pierre-Olivier Joseph D Drafted 1st Rd (23) ’17
54 Cam Dineen D Drafted 3rd Rd (68) ’16
59 Jalen Smereck D Signed (Jrs) Oct ’16
62 Dennis Busby D Drafted 5th Rd (145) ’18
75 Kyle Capobianco D Drafted 3rd Rd (63) ’15
79 Jordan Gross D Signed (NCAA) Apr ’18
82 Hudson Wilson D Camp Invite 5.3.99 OHL ON, CAN
91 Kevin Bahl D Drafted 2nd Rd (55) ’18
92 Noel Hoefenmayer D Drafted 4th Rd (108) ’17
95 Dylan Plouffe D Camp Invite 4.27.99 WHL Sherwood Park
40 David Tendeck G Drafted 6th Rd (158) ’18 11.25.99 WHL North Vancouver
50 Ivan Prosvetov G Drafted 4th Rd (114) ’18
60 Merrick Madsen G Trade (PHI) Jun ’17

 

 

 

The Calgary Flames also have two Western-based invites in their rookie camp. Both are 1999-born, playing in the WHL.

 

 

Jake Christiansen, from West Vancouver, is a defenceman for Everett and Shane Farkas of Penticton, is a goaltender with Portland.

 

 

CALGARY FLAMES
No. Player Pos How Acquired  DoB  League  Born
15 Spencer Foo RW Signed (NCAA) Jun ’17
47 Matthew Phillips C Drafted 6th Rd (166) ’16
48 Zane Fischer F Camp Invite
50 Yasin Ehliz LW Signed (DEL) Jun ’18
52 D’Artagnan Joly RW Drafted 6th Rd (171) ’17
59 Dillon Dube C Drafted 2nd Rd (56) ’16  7.20.98  AHL  Golden, BC
60 Brett Pollock C Trade (DAL) Feb ’16
63 Adam Ruzicka C Drafted 4th Rd (109) ’17
65 Milos Roman C Drafted 4th Rd (122) ’18
78 Dmitry Zavgorodniy C Drafted 7th Rd (198) ’18
79 Michael McMurtry C AHL Signing (DAL) Sep ’17
80 Glenn Gawdin C Signed (Jrs) Nov ’17
88 Andrew Mangiapane LW Drafted 6th Rd (166) ’15
97 Jordan Ernst F Camp Invite 6.18.97 OHL IL, USA
42 Juuso Valimaki D Drafted 1st Rd (16) ’17
57 Jake Christiansen D Camp Invite 9.12.99 WHL West Vancouver, BC
58 Oliver Kylington D Drafted 2nd Rd (60) ’15
68 Adam Ollas Mattsson D Drafted 6th Rd (175) ’14
73 Brayden Pachal D Camp Invite
85 Josh Healey D Signed (NCAA) Mar ’17
87 Merrick Rippon D Camp Invite 04.27.00 OHL ON, CAN
98 Igor Merezhko D Camp Invite 4.3.98 WHL UKRAINE
40 Shane Farkas G Camp Invite 12.1.99 WHL Penticton, BC
70 Nick Schneider G Signed (Jrs) Sep ’15
72 Mason McDonald G Drafted 2nd Rd (34) ’14
82 Tyler Parsons G Drafted 2nd Rd (54) ’16

 

 

 

The Chicago Blackhawks have no Western invites in camp, and only three in total, two OHL forwards and a Usports goalie from Nova Scotia.

 

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS
No. Player Pos How Acquired  DoB  League  Born
17 Victor Ejdsell C Trade (NSH) Feb ’18
24 Kyle Maksimovich LW Camp Invite 3.10.98 OHL ON, CAN
25 Dominik Kahun C Signed (Czech) May ’18
37 Graham Knott LW Drafted 2nd Rd (54) ’15
37 Connor Moynihan LW AHL Signing (Jrs) Aug ’18
53 Jason Willms LW Camp Invite
58 MacKenzie Entwistle C Trade (ARZ) Jul ’18
65 Shaw Boomhower LW Camp Invite 10.31.98 OHL ON, CAN
67 Radovan Bondra RW Drafted 5th Rd (151) ’15
67 Jacob Nilsson C Signed (SHL) May ’18
71 Philipp Kurashev LW Drafted 4th Rd (120) ’18
78 Nathan Noel C Drafted 4th Rd (113) ’16
84 Alexandre Fortin C Signed (Jrs) Sep ’16
95 Dylan Sikura C Drafted 6th Rd (178) ’14
27 Adam Boqvist D Drafted 1st Rd (8) ’18
28 Henri Jokiharju D Drafted 1st Rd (29) ’17
39 Dennis Gilbert D Drafted 3rd Rd (91) ’15
41 Joni Tuulola D Drafted 6th Rd (181) ’15
47 Lucas Carlsson D Drafted 4th Rd (110) ’16
55 Blake Hillman D Drafted 6th Rd (173) ’16
74 Nicolas Beaudin D Drafted 1st Rd (27) ’18
75 Jake Ryczek D Drafted 7th Rd (203) ’16
33 Alexis Gravel G Drafted 6th Rd (162) ’18
34 Kevin Lankinen G Signed (Liiga) May ’18
80 Chase Marchand G Camp Invite 12.27.95 Usports NS, CAN

 

 

 

 

The Colorado Avalanche have seven Western-based invites in camp, out of total of eight invites, including three BC natives: Sean Strange a 2000 born defenceman from Saanich, playing for Kamloops in the WHL; along with Victoria native Nolan De Jong and Invermere’s R.T. Rice, both playing in the ECHL.

 

Cole Reinhart from Irricana, Alberta (Brandon Wheat Kings – above), is the other 2000 invite, along with Strange.

1999 born forward Robbie Holmes from Sherwood Park (Regina Pats), rounds out the Alberta contingent.

Matthew Pufahl, a 25 year old from Saskatoon, and Turner Ottenbreit, a 21 year old from Yorkton, both playing in the AHL, complete the Western-based roster of invites.

COLORADO AVALANCHE
No. Player Pos How Acquired
25 Logan O’Connor C Signed (NCAA) Jul ’18
40 Josh Dickinson C Signed (NCAA) Apr ’18
43 Igor Shvyrev C Drafted 5th Rd (125) ’17
46 J.C. Beaudin C Drafted 3rd Rd (71) ’15
51 Cole Ully LW AHL Signing (DAL) Aug ’18
61 Martin Kaut RW Drafted 1st Rd (16) ’18
65 Ty Lewis LW Signed (Jrs) Oct ’17
67 Tim McGauley C AHL Signing (WSH) Aug ’18
70 Nick Henry RW Drafted 4th Rd (94) ’17
71 R.T. Rice RW Camp Invite 11.16.94 ECHL Invermere, BC
73 Travis Barron LW Drafted 7th Rd (191) ’16
80 Brandon Saigeon C Drafted 5th Rd (140) ’18
86 Matthew Boucher LW Camp Invite
88 Michael Joly RW AHL Signing (NYR) Aug ’17
89 Cole Reinhardt LW Camp Invite 2.1.00 WHL Irricana, AB
90 Robbie Holmes LW Camp Invite 7.22.99 WHL Sherwood Park, AB
91 Vladislav Kamenev LW Trade (OTT) Nov ’17
18 Conor Timmins D Drafted 2nd Rd (32) ’17
41 Nicolas Meloche D Drafted 2nd Rd (40) ’15
42 Sergei Boikov D Drafted 6th Rd (161) ’15
59 Matthew Pufahl D Camp Invite 8.18.93 AHL Saskatoon, SK
62 Nolan De Jong D Camp Invite 4.25.95 ECHL Victoria, BC
76 Josh Anderson (D) D Drafted 3rd Rd (71) ’16
79 Turner Ottenbreit D Camp Invite 07.09.97 AHL Yorkton, SK
82 Kevin Davis D AHL Signing (Jrs) Jul ’18
84 Sean Strange D Camp Invite 1.25.00 WHL Saanich, BC
93 Alex Breton D Camp Invite 7.5.97 Usports QC, CAN
61 Petr Kvaca G Drafted 4th Rd (114) ’17
75 Justus Annunen G Drafted 3rd Rd (64) ’18

 

 

The Dallas Stars have three invites at their camp – two from the OHL and one from the QMJHL.

DALLAS STARS
No. Player Pos How Acquired DoB League Born
10 Nicholas Caamano RW Drafted 5th Rd (146) ’16
22 Adam Mascherin LW Drafted 4th Rd (100) ’18
24 Roope Hintz LW Drafted 2nd Rd (49) ’15
38 Joel L’Esperance C Signed (NCAA) Jul ’18
51 Tony Calderone RW Signed (NCAA) Apr ’18
52 Jason Robertson LW Drafted 2nd Rd (39) ’17
57 Liam Hawel C Drafted 4th Rd (101) ’17
58 James Phelan C AHL Signing (Jrs) Apr ’18
59 Samuel Laberge LW AHL Signing (Jrs) Jul ’17
60 Ty Dellandrea C Drafted 1st Rd (13) ’18
70 Riley Damiani C Drafted 5th Rd (137) ’18
71 Jermaine Loewen LW Drafted 7th Rd (199) ’18
74 Brett Davis C Drafted 6th Rd (163) ’17
75 Curtis Douglas C Drafted 4th Rd (106) ’18
4 Miro Heiskanen D Drafted 1st Rd (3) ’17
36 John Nyberg D Drafted 6th Rd (165) ’14
49 Niklas Hansson D Drafted 3rd Rd (68) ’13
62 Ondrej Vala D Signed (Jrs) Sep ’16
63 Ben Gleason D Camp Invite 3.25.98 OHL MI, USA
64 Adam McCormick D Camp Invite 6.25.00 QMJHL NB, CAN
65 Dawson Barteaux D Drafted 6th Rd (168) ’18
73 Jakob Stenqvist D Drafted 6th Rd (176) ’16
1 Anthony Popovich G Camp Invite  8.1.99  OHL  Belleville, ON
32 Colton Point G Drafted 5th Rd (128) ’16

 

 

The Edmonton Oilers have just two invites at their camp, both from minor Pro.

 

EDMONTON OILERS
No. Player Pos How Acquired DoB League Born
41 Evan Polei LW AHL Signing (Jrs) Apr ’17
42 Cameron Hebig C Signed (Jrs) Dec ’17
45 Joseph Gambardella C Signed (NCAA) Mar ’17
49 Tyler Benson LW Drafted 2nd Rd (32) ’16
51 Dave Gust RW AHL Signing (NCAA) May ’17
53 Tyler Vesel C Drafted 6th Rd (153) ’14
55 Luke Esposito C Camp Invite 10.19.93 ECHL CT, USA
56 Kailer Yamamoto C Drafted 1st Rd (22) ’17
59 Ostap Safin C Drafted 4th Rd (115) ’17
62 Ryan Van Stralen RW AHL Signing (ECHL) Jun ’18
64 Colin Larkin C Signed (NCAA) Mar ’18
65 Cooper Marody C Trade (PHI) Mar ’18
68 Nolan Vesey LW Trade (TOR) Jun ’18
70 Ryan McLeod C Drafted 2nd Rd (40) ’18
72 Kirill Maksimov LW Drafted 5th Rd (146) ’17
74 Ethan Bear D Drafted 5th Rd (124) ’15
75 Evan Bouchard D Drafted 1st Rd (10) ’18
78 Dmitri Samorukov D Drafted 3rd Rd (84) ’17
81 Jared Wilson D Camp Invite 8.27.94 AHL Calgary, AB
82 Caleb Jones D Drafted 4th Rd (117) ’15
86 Marc-Olivier Crevier-Morin D AHL Signing (ECHL) Jun ’18
88 Jake Kulevich D AHL Signing (WPG) Jul ’18
89 William Lagesson D Drafted 4th Rd (91) ’14
90 Logan Day D AHL Signing (NCAA) Jun ’18
30 Dylan Wells G Drafted 5th Rd (123) ’16
50 Stuart Skinner G Drafted 3rd Rd (78) ’17
60 Olivier Rodrigue G Drafted 2nd Rd (62) ’18

 

 

 

The LA Kings have no Western-based invites at their camp.

LOS ANGELES KINGS
No. Player Pos How Acquired DoB League Born
41 Sheldon Rempal LW Signed (NCAA) Mar ’18
42 Gabriel Vilardi C Drafted 1st Rd (11) ’17
43 Drake Rymsha C Drafted 5th Rd (138) ’17
46 Spencer Watson RW Drafted 7th Rd (209) ’14
48 Michael Eyssimont C Drafted 5th Rd (142) ’16
49 Kyle Bauman C Camp Invite 4.14.93 AHL FL, USA
50 Jaret Anderson-Dolan C Drafted 2nd Rd (41) ’17
51 Austin Wagner LW Drafted 4th Rd (99) ’15
54 Philippe Maillet C AHL Signing (USports) Mar ’17
55 Bokondji Imama LW Trade (TB) May ’17
63 Brad Morrison C Signed (Jrs) May ’18
64 Matt Luff RW Signed (Jrs) Sep ’16
86 Akil Thomas C Drafted 2nd Rd (51) ’18
87 Aidan Dudas C Drafted 4th Rd (113) ’18
90 Mark Russell F Camp Invite ?
34 Kale Clague D Drafted 2nd Rd (51) ’16
57 Jacob Moverare D Drafted 4th Rd (112) ’16
58 Markus Phillips D Drafted 4th Rd (118) ’17
61 Sean Walker D Signed (AHL) Jul ’18
62 Nathan Dunkley D Camp Invite 5.3.00 OHL ON, CAN
71 Austin Strand D Signed (Jrs) Nov ’17
74 Michal Ivan D Camp Invite 11.18.99 QMJHL SLOVAKIA
78 Daniel Brickley D Signed (NCAA) Mar ’18
82 Chaz Reddekopp D Drafted 7th Rd (187) ’15
37 Jacob Ingham G Camp Invite 6.10.00 OHL ON, CAN
65 Cole Kehler G Signed (Jrs) Dec ’17
75 Matthew Villalta G Drafted 3rd Rd (72) ’17

 

 

 

The Wild have a lone Western-based invite in their rookie camp, out of total of eight invites. Tate Olson is a 1997 playing for the Lethbridge Hurricanes.

 

MINNESOTA WILD
No. Player Pos How Acquired
18 Jordan Greenway LW Drafted 2nd Rd (50) ’15
49 Connor Dewar C Drafted 3rd Rd (92) ’18
53 Anderson MacDonald F Camp Invite 05.16.00 QMJHL NB, CAN
54 Ivan Lodnia RW Drafted 3rd Rd (85) ’17
58 Mason Shaw C Drafted 4th Rd (97) ’17
62 Alexander Khovanov C Drafted 3rd Rd (86) ’18
67 Zeb Knutson F Camp Invite 1.1.94 AHL SD, USA
68 Damien Giroux C Drafted 5th Rd (155) ’18
70 Drake Pilon F Camp Invite
74 Dmitry Sokolov RW Drafted 7th Rd (196) ’16
78 Shawn Boudrias RW Drafted 6th Rd (179) ’18
83 Darian Pilon F Camp Invite 10.2.98 OHL ON, CAN
84 Gerry Fitzgerald C AHL Signing (NCAA) Mar ’18
85 Mitch McLain F Camp Invite 12.9.93 AHL MN, USA
86 Sam Bitten F Camp Invite 3.21.00 OHL ON, CAN
38 Gustav Bouramman D Drafted 7th Rd (201) ’15
42 Tate Olson D Camp Invite 3.21.97 WHL Saskatoon, SK
47 Louis Belpedio D Drafted 3rd Rd (80) ’14
50 Marc-Olivier Duquette D Camp Invite 3.26.98 QMJHL QC, CAN
52 Steven Johnson D Camp Invite 6.27.94 AHL MN, USA
61 Brennan Menell D Signed (Jrs) Sep ’17
72 Jacob Golden D Drafted 5th Rd (147) ’17
30 Dereck Baribeau G Signed (Jrs) Sep ’17
31 Kaapo Kahkonen G Drafted 4th Rd (109) ’14

 

Alex Overhardt, a 1997 born Colorado native, playing for Portland Winter Hawks, is the only invite at the Nashville Predators camp.

 

NASHVILLE PREDATORS
No. Player Pos How Acquired DoB League Born
11 Eeli Tolvanen LW Drafted 1st Rd (30) ’17
32 Yakov Trenin C Drafted 2nd Rd (55) ’15
42 Colin Blackwell C Signed (AHL) Jul ’18
43 Justin Kirkland LW Drafted 3rd Rd (62) ’14
64 Mathieu Olivier RW AHL Signing (Jrs) Apr ’18
65 Emil Pettersson C Drafted 6th Rd (155) ’13
67 Pavel Koltygin C Drafted 6th Rd (176) ’17
70 Tyler Moy C Drafted 6th Rd (175) ’15
77 Alex Overhardt F Camp Invite 1.15.97 WHL CO, USA
78 Zach Magwood C Signed (Jrs) Jul ’18
84 Tanner Jeannot LW Signed (Jrs) Apr ’18
85 Carl Persson C Signed (SHL) May ’18
90 Anthony Richard C Drafted 4th Rd (100) ’15
73 Alex Carrier D Drafted 4th Rd (115) ’15
53 Jack Dougherty D Drafted 2nd Rd (51) ’14
58 Filip Pyrochta D Signed (Czech) May ’18
60 Joonas Lyytinen D Drafted 5th Rd (132) ’14
72 Frederic Allard D Drafted 3rd Rd (78) ’16
94 Vladislav Yeryomenko D Drafted 5th Rd (151) ’18
30 Niclas Westerholm G Signed (Finland) Apr ’18
34 Miroslav Svoboda G Signed (Czech) Apr ’18

 

 

 

The Blues have five invites in camp, but only one is a Westerner, defenseman Joel Lakusta – a Sherwood Park 1998, playing for the Prince George Cougars.

 

 

ST. LOUIS BLUES
No. Player Pos How Acquired DoB League Born
18 Dominik Bokk RW Drafted 1st Rd (25) ’18
33 Jordan Kyrou C Drafted 2nd Rd (35) ’16
36 Robert Thomas C Drafted 1st Rd (20) ’17
37 Klim Kostin RW Drafted 1st Rd (31) ’17
51 Nolan Stevens C Drafted 5th Rd (125) ’16
52 Erik Foley LW Trade (WPG) Feb ’18
53 Austin Poganski RW Drafted 4th Rd (110) ’14
54 Adam Musil C Drafted 4th Rd (94) ’15
59 Mathias LaFerriere C Drafted 6th Rd (169) ’18
65 Alexei Toropchenko C Drafted 4th Rd (113) ’17
73 Bobby MacIntyre LW Camp Invite 9.8.96 ECHL Scarborough, ON
74 Jared Thomas LW AHL Signing (NCAA) Aug ’18
83 Tanner Kaspick C Drafted 4th Rd (119) ’16
84 Peter Abbandonato F Camp Invite 3.25.98 QMJHL Laval, QC
87 Daylon Groulx F Camp Invite 6.7.00 OHL Fort Erie, ON
39 Mitch Reinke D Signed (NCAA) Mar ’18
46 Jake Walman D Drafted 3rd Rd (82) ’14
60 David Noel D Drafted 5th Rd (130) ’17
61 Sean Allen D Camp Invite 4.21.98 OHL Puslinch, ON
63 Trenton Bourque D Drafted 6th Rd (175) ’17
72 Joel Lakusta D Camp Invite 6.24.98 WHL Sherwood Park, AB
75 Tyler Tucker D Drafted 7th Rd (200) ’18
77 Niko Mikkola D Drafted 5th Rd (127) ’15
1 Joel Hofer G Drafted 4th Rd (107) ’18
85 Evan Fitzpatrick G Drafted 2nd Rd (59) ’16

 

 

The Sharks have six invites at camp, including three WHL players: 1999 forwards Kyle Topping of Ganges (Kelowna Rockets) and US born Jake Gricius (Portland Winter Hawks), along with Max Paddock, a 2000 goaltender from Brandon (Regina Pats).

 

 

SAN JOSE SHARKS
No. Player Pos How Acquired DoB League Born
42 Vladislav Kotkov D Signed (Jrs) Jul ’18
43 Filip Sandberg C Signed (SHL) May ’17
55 Sasha Chmelevski C Drafted 6th Rd (185) ’17
63 Jeffrey Viel LW AHL Signing (Jrs) Jul ’18
64 Jacob McGrew C Drafted 6th Rd (159) ’17
65 Jayden Halbgewachs LW Signed (Jrs) Dec ’17
71 Jon Martin RW Signed (Jrs) Mar ’16
73 Noah Gregor C Drafted 4th Rd (111) ’16
78 Evan Weinger RW Camp Invite 4.18.97 AHL Los Angeles, USA
82 Ivan Chekhovich C Drafted 7th Rd (212) ’17
83 Matt Fonteyne LW AHL Signing (Jrs) Apr ’18
84 Maxim Letunov C Trade (ARZ) Jun ’16
85 Colby McAuley C AHL Signing (Jrs) Apr ’17
86 Joachim Blichfeld RW Drafted 7th Rd (210) ’16
89 Justin Brazeau RW Camp Invite 2.2.98 OHL New Liskeard, ON
94 Kyle Topping LW Camp Invite 11.18.99 WHL Ganges, BC
96 Jake Gricius LW Camp Invite 10.13.99 WHL Colorado Springs, USA
6 Ryan Merkley D Drafted 1st Rd (21) ’18
46 Cody Donaghey D Trade (OTT) Jun ’18
75 Michael Brodzinski D Drafted 5th Rd (141) ’13
76 Cavan Fitzgerald D Signed (Jrs) Oct ’15
79 Thomas Gregoire D AHL Signing (Jrs) Jul ’18
81 Jeremy Roy D Drafted 2nd Rd (31) ’15
87 Zach Frye D Signed (NCAA) Mar ’18
93 Keaton Middleton D Camp Invite 2.10.98 OHL Stratford, ON
1 Zach Emond G Drafted 6th Rd (176) ’18
29 Max Paddock G Camp Invite 6.15.00 WHL Brandon, MB
32 Josef Korenar G Signed (USHL) Jul ’17

 

 

 

The Vancouver Canucks have invited five free agents to their rookie camp. Four are 1999 birth years, including Owen Hardy, currently playing for the Vancouver Giants, and born in Nanaimo.

 

 

The youngest is 2000 Kaleb Bulych, from Yorkton, Saskatchewan, also playing for the Vancouver Giants this year.

 

Notable Western-based draft picks at camp include ex-Kelowna Rockets Kole Lind and Reid Gardiner, along with ex-Moose Jaw Warrior, Jett Woo, a 2000 born, drafted by the Canucks this spring.

 

VANCOUVER CANUCKS
No. Player Pos How Acquired DoB League Born
40 Jonah Gadjovich LW Drafted 2nd Rd (55) ’17
41 Elias Pettersson C Drafted 1st Rd (5) ’17
54 Jonathan Dahlen C Trade (OTT) Feb ’17
63 Lukas Jasek RW Drafted 6th Rd (174) ’15
64 Zack MacEwen C Signed (Jrs) Mar ’17
78 Kole Lind RW Drafted 2nd Rd (33) ’17  10.16.98  Shawnivan, SK
81 Tanner MacMaster C Signed (NCAA) May ’18
86 Petrus Palmu LW Drafted 6th Rd (181) ’17
88 Adam Gaudette C Drafted 5th Rd (149) ’15
Anthony Salinitri C Drafted 6th Rd (172) ’16
Reid Gardiner C AHL Signing (PIT) Jul ’18  1.19.96  Prince Albert, AB
Nando Eggenberger LW Camp Invite 10.7.99 OHL Switzerland
Owen Hardy LW Camp Invite 2.13.99 WHL Nanaimo, BC
Isaac Nurse RW Camp Invite 3.16.99 OHL Hamilton, ON
48 Olli Juolevi D Drafted 1st Rd (5) ’16
52 Jett Woo D Drafted 2nd Rd (37) ’18
56 Guillaume Brisebois D Drafted 3rd Rd (66) ’15
63 Jalen Chatfield D Signed (Jrs) Mar ’17
83 Garrett McFadden D Training Camp Invite
Jagger Dirk D Signed (USports) May ’18
Jakob Brahaney D Camp Invite 3.26.99 OHL Hastings, ON
Kaleb Bulych D Camp Invite 1.25.00 WHL Yorkton, SK
75 Michael DiPietro G Drafted 3rd Rd (64) ’17
Ivan Kulbakov G AHL Signing (CBJ) Jul ’18

 

 

The Vegas Knights have five invites in camp, including four current WHL players. Two are 2000 birth years, Brett Kemp of the Edmonton Oil Kings, and Ryan Chyzowski, a Kamloops native playing for the Medicine Hat Tigers.

 

 

Reece Harsch (1999) a Grande Prairie, Alberta native, now with Seattle is also in camp, along with Solvakian, Martin Bodak (1998), playing for the Kootenay Ice.

 

 

VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS DoB League Born
No. Player Pos How Acquired
37 Reid Duke C Signed (Jrs) Mar ’17
80 Tyler Wong RW AHL Signing (Jrs) May ’17
9 Cody Glass C Drafted 1st Rd (6) ’17  4.1.99  WHL  Winnipeg, MB
17 Nick Suzuki C Drafted 1st Rd (13) ’17
55 Keegan Kolesar RW Trade (CBJ) Jun ’17
39 Jake Leschyshyn C Drafted 2nd Rd (62) ’17
70 Lucas Elvenes RW Drafted 5th Rd (127) ’17
61 Ben Jones C Drafted 7th Rd (189) ’17
36 Ryan Wagner RW AHL Signing (NCAA) May ’18
59 Matthew Weis C AHL Signing (NCAA) May ’18
72 Gage Quinney LW Signed (AHL) Jun ’18
83 Rafael Harvey-Pinard F Camp Invite 1.6.99 QMJHL Jonquiere, QC
84 Brett Kemp F Camp Invite 3.23.00 WHL Yorkton, SK
94 Ryan Chyzowski F Camp Invite 5.14.00 WHL Kamloops, BC
12 Erik Brannstrom D Drafted 1st Rd (15) ’17
14 Nicolas Hague D Drafted 2nd Rd (34) ’17
52 Dylan Coghlan D Signed (Jrs) Sep ’17
2 Zach Whitecloud D Signed (NCAA) Mar ’18
85 Connor Corcoran D Drafted 5th Rd (154) ’18
82 Xavier Bouchard D Drafted 6th Rd (185) ’18
74 Martin Bodak D Camp Invite 11.28.98 WHL SLOVAKIA
95 Reece Harsch D Camp Invite 1.7.99 WHL Grande Prairie, AB
1 Dylan Ferguson G Trade (DAL) Jun ’17
31 Maxim Zhukov G Drafted 4th Rd (96) ’17
32 Jiri Patera G Drafted 6th Rd (161) ’17
34 Jordan Kooy G Drafted 7th Rd (208) ’18

 

 

 

The Winnipeg Jets have five invites in camp, including four junior players and one playing in the AHL.

Two are playing in the WHL – 2000 born goaltender Duncan McGovern, of Winnipeg, playing for the Kootenay Ice and Czech-born Krystof Hrabik, a 1999 playing in Tri-Cities.

 

 

WINNIPEG JETS
No. Player Pos How Acquired DoB League Born
42 Kristian Vesalainen LW Drafted 1st Rd (24) ’17
58 Jansen Harkins C Drafted 2nd Rd (47) ’15
73 C.J. Suess LW Drafted 5th Rd (129) ’14
74 Matt Ustaski LW Drafted 7th Rd (192) ’14
76 Skyler McKenzie C Drafted 7th Rd (198) ’17
80 Michael Spacek RW Drafted 4th Rd (108) ’15
86 Kristian Reichel C AHL Signing (Jrs) Jun ’18
87 Krystof Hrabik F Camp Invite 9.24.99 WHL Czech
88 Samuel L’Italien F Camp Invite
89 Joey Ratelle C AHL Signing (ECHL) Jul ’18
90 Alexis D’Aoust RW Camp Invite 4.3.96 AHL Trois-Rivieres, QC
91 Jimmy Huntington F Camp Invite
47 Declan Chisholm D Drafted 5th Rd (150) ’18
51 Luke Green D Drafted 3rd Rd (79) ’16
63 Giovanni Vallati D Drafted 5th Rd (153) ’18
64 Logan Stanley D Drafted 1st Rd (18) ’16
72 Leon Gawanke D Drafted 5th Rd (136) ’17
78 Jacob Cederholm D Drafted 4th Rd (97) ’16
92 Justin Woods D AHL Signing (NCAA) Jul ’18
31 Duncan McGovern G Camp Invite 6.7.00 WHL Winnipeg, BC
60 Mikhail Berdin G Drafted 6th Rd (157) ’16