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Blues prospects to participate in Traverse City tournament

Thomas, Kyrou, Kostin, Fitzpatrick among prospects to represent Blues in tournament

by St. Louis Blues / Press Release

ST. LOUIS - St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced the team's roster for the 2018 NHL Prospects Tournament, which will be held from Sept. 7-11 in Traverse City, Michigan.

The Blues roster will be made up of several of the organization's top prospects, including forwards Robert Thomas, Jordan Kyrou and Klim Kostin, as well as defensemen Mitch Reinke and Jake Walman and goaltender Evan Fitzpatrick.

The Blues will be one of eight organizations represented at the tournament, joining the Carolina Hurricanes, Chicago Blackhawks, Columbus Blue Jackets, Dallas Stars, Detroit Red Wings, Minnesota Wild and the New York Rangers. The Blues will be a part of the Gordie Howe Division, along with Carolina, Chicago and Columbus.

The clubs will participate in a three-game round robin with the winners of each division earning a spot in the championship game on Tuesday, Sept. 11.

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Video: Prospects prepare for Traverse City

Game Schedule

Sept. 7: Hurricanes 4, Blues 1
Sept. 8: Blue Jackets 5, Blues 3
Sept. 10: Blackhawks 4, Blues 3 OT
Sept. 11: Blues 8, Rangers 4


Traverse City Roster

Forwards: Peter Abbandonato (84), Dominik Bokk (78), Erik Foley (52), Daylon Groulx (87), Tanner Kaspick (83), Klim Kostin (37), Jordan Kyrou (33), Mathias LaFerriere (59), Bobby MacIntyre (73), Adam Musil (54), Austin Poganski (53), Nolan Stevens (51), Jared Thomas (74), Robert Thomas (36), and Alexei Toropchenko (65).

Defense: Sean Allen (61), Trenton Bourque (63), Joel Lakusta (72), Niko Mikkola (77), David Noel (60), Mitch Reinke (39), Tyler Tucker (75) and Jake Walman (46).

Goalies: Evan Fitzpatrick (85), Joel Hofer (1)

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