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Maple Leafs Announce 2017 Rookie Tournament Roster

by Toronto Maple Leafs MapleLeafs / MapleLeafs.com

The Toronto Maple Leafs announced today the club's 26-man roster that will participate in the 2017 Rookie Tournament at Ricoh Coliseum this September. 

The Toronto Maple Leafs announced today the club's 26-man roster that will participate in the 2017 Rookie Tournament at Ricoh Coliseum this September. The players will compete in two games against prospect teams from the Montreal Canadiens and Ottawa Senators. The roster includes a total of 15 forwards, nine defencemen and two goaltenders.

Attending this year's tournament will be five draft picks from the 2017 NHL Draft (Timothy Liljegren, Eemeli Rasanen, Ian Scott, Fedor Gordeev and Ryan McGregor), five draft picks from the 2016 NHL Draft (Carl Grundstrom, Adam Brooks, Keaton Middleton, Vladimir Bobylev and Nicolas Mattinen), six draft picks from the 2015 NHL Draft (Travis Dermott, Jeremy Bracco, Andrew Nielsen, Martins Dzierkals, Dmytro Timashov and Nikita Korostelev) and one draft pick from the 2014 NHL Draft (J.J. Piccinich). In addition, development camp invitees Kristian Pospisil, Cole Coskey, Marc-Olivier Duquette and Jonathan Smart will be attending. A full breakdown of the roster can be found below. Jean Dupuy, who signed with the Toronto Marlies (AHL) on July 1, 2017, will also participate in the tournament.

Toronto Marlies head coach Sheldon Keefe will oversee the team along with assistant coaches Rob Davison and A.J. MacLean, and goaltending coach Piero Greco.

Tickets are still available for purchase as a three-game package for as low as $30 (plus applicable taxes and fees) on Ticketmaster.ca or by contacting a ticket service representative at 416-815-PUCK. Single game tickets will be available starting September 6, 2017. 

2017 Rookie Tournament Schedule

Date Time Event Team(s)
Friday, September 8 7 p.m. Game 1 Montreal vs. Toronto
Saturday, September 9 7 p.m. Game 2 Ottawa vs. Montreal
Sunday, September 10 4 p.m. Game 3 Toronto vs. Ottawa

 

2017 Development Camp Roster

NAME

POS.

2016-17 CLUB(S)

ACQUIRED

Bobylev, Vladimir

F

Moscow (KHL) / Victoria (WHL) / Khimik Voskresensk ( VHL)

2016 Draft (122nd overall)

Bracco, Jeremy

F

Kitchener (OHL) / Windsor (OHL)

2015 Draft (61st overall)

Brooks, Adam

F

Regina (WHL)

2016 Draft (92nd overall)

Coskey, Cole 

F

Saginaw (OHL)

Free Agent Invite

Dermott, Travis

D

Toronto (AHL)

2015 Draft (34th overall)

Duquette, Marc-Olivier

D

Drummondville (QMJHL)

Free Agent Invite

Dupuy, Jean

F

Rochester (AHL)

Signed to AHL Contract

Dzierkals, Martins

F

Rouyn-Noranda (QMJHL)

2015 Draft (68th overall)

Gordeev, Fedor

D

Flint (OHL) / Hamilton (OHL)

2017 Draft (141st Overall)

Grundstrom, Carl

F

Toronto (AHL) / Frolunda (SHL)

 2016 Draft (57th Overall)

Kaskisuo, Kasimir

G

Toronto (AHL) / Orlando (ECHL) 

Signed to NHL Contract

Korostelev, Nikita

F

Peterborough (OHL) / Sarnia (OHL)

2015 Draft (185th overall)

Liljegren, Timothy

D

Rogel BK (SHL) / Timra IK (Allsvenskan) / Rogel BK J20 (SuperElit) / Rogel BK J18 (J18 Allsvenskan)

2017 Draft (17th overall)

Lindberg, Tobias

F

Toronto (AHL)

Trade with OTT (2/9/16)

Marchment, Mason  

F

Toronto (AHL) / Orlando (ECHL)

Signed to AHL Contract

Mattinen, Nicolas

D

London (OHL)

2016 Draft (179th overall)

McGregor, Ryan

F

Sarnia (OHL) 

2017 Draft (172nd overall)  

Middleton, Keaton

D

Saginaw (OHL)

2016 Draft (101st overall)

Moore, Trevor

F

Toronto (AHL)

Signed to NHL contract

Nielsen, Andrew

D

Toronto (AHL)

2015 Draft (65th overall)

 Piccinich, J.J. 

F

London (OHL)

2014 Draft (103rd overall)

Pospisil, Kristian

F

Sioux City (USHL)

Signed to AHL Contract

Rasanen, Eemeli

D

Kingston (OHL)

2017 Draft (59th overall)

Scott, Ian

G

Prince Albert (WHL)

2017 Draft (110th overall)

Smart, Jonathan

D

Kelowna (WHL) / Regina (WHL)

Free Agent Invite

Timashov, Dmytro

F

Toronto (AHL)

2015 Draft (125th overall)

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