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Blues announce Traverse City schedule, roster

Prospects will compete in round robin tournament, which will be available on FOX Sports GO

by Chris Pinkert / St. Louis Blues

ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Blues are one of eight NHL clubs that will compete in the 2017 Prospects Tournament, which runs Sept. 8-12 in Traverse City, Michigan.

The tournament will feature a round-robin format and includes two divisions: the Howe Division (Carolina Hurricanes, Chicago Blackhawks, Detroit Red Wings and the New York Rangers) and the Lindsay Division (Columbus Blue Jackets, Dallas Stars, Minnesota Wild and the St. Louis Blues).

Each team will play one game against each of its division opponents before determining its position for a final matchup against a non-divisional opponent on Tuesday, Sept. 12.

Blues prospects Tage Thompson (2016, 1st Round), Robert Thomas (2017, 1st Round), Jordan Kyrou (2016, 2nd Round), Klim Kostin (2017, 1st Round), Jake Walman (2014, 3rd Round) and Evan Fitzpatrick (2016, 2nd Round) are among the 24 players that will represent the Blues in the tournament.

Before leaving for Traverse City, the team will practice at the Ice Zone at St. Louis Outlet Mall on Thursday, Sept. 7. The practice is free and open to the public.

Fans can watch each game on the FOX Sports GO app, which is currently available for iOS, Apple TV, Android, Android TV, Chromecast, Fire tablets and Fire phones, Roku players and Roku TV, select Windows devices, Xbox One and online at FOXSportsGO.com. Fans can download the mobile app for free from the iTunes App Store, Google Play, Amazon App Store and Windows Store.

Updates from the tournament will also be available at stlouisblues.com and by following @StLouisBlues on Twitter.

 

TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE

Friday, Sept. 8 at Minnesota - 3 p.m. - WATCH on FSGO
Saturday, Sept. 9 vs. Dallas - 6 p.m. - WATCH on FSGO
Monday, Sept. 11 at Columbus - 2 p.m. - WATCH on FSGO
Tuesday, Sept. 12 vs. Detroit - 2:30 p.m. - WATCH on FSGO
All times listed are CDT

 

BLUES ROSTER

Forwards: Connor Bleackley (67), Filip Helt (86), Tanner Kaspick (83), Klim Kostin (37), Nikolaj Krag-Christensen (58), Jordan Kyrou (72), Mackenzie MacEachern (62), Hayden McCool (89), Greg Meireles (76), Adam Musil (54), Robert Thomas (36), Tage Thompson (32), Alexey Toropchencko (65)

Defense: Sean Allen (81), Trenton Bourque (63), Charles-Edouard D'Astous (74), Michael McKee (84), Niko Mikkola (77), David Noel (60), Dmitrii Sergeev (68), Thomas Vannelli (47), Jake Walman (46)

Goalies: Evan Fitzpatrick (85), Stephen Dhillon (90)

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