TORONTO, ON (August 30, 2010) – Twenty-three of the top NHL rookie prospects will gather outside of Toronto at the MasterCard Centre on Wednesday, September 1, for the 2010 NHLPA Rookie Showcase. This unique event will provide Upper Deck and Panini America – the official trading card partners of the NHLPA and the NHL – with an exclusive opportunity to photograph many of the game’s top young prospects for the first time in their official NHL team uniforms, in shots that will be used for upcoming trading card and memorabilia launches.
The 23 NHL rookie prospects in attendance for the 2010 NHLPA Rookie Showcase will be available for media scrums prior to the event at approximately 9:15 a.m. WHAT:
2010 NHLPA Rookie Showcase Media AvailabilityWHO:
NHL prospects scheduled to be in attendance include:
Taylor Hall (EDM), Tyler Seguin (BOS), Nazem Kadri (TOR), Jordan Eberle (EDM), Kyle Beach (CHI), Jonathon Blum (NSH), Joe Colborne (BOS), Scott Glennie (DAL), Erik Gudbranson (FLA)
, Calvin de Haan (NYI ), Zach Hamill (BOS), Ryan Johansen (CBJ), Jacob Markstrom (FLA)
, Ryan McDonagh (NYR), Chet Pickard (NSH), Brayden Schenn (LAK), Jordan Schroeder (VAN), Kevin Shattenkirk (COL), Jeff Skinner (CAR), Magnus Svensson Paajarvi (EDM), Tomas Tatar (DET), Mattias Tedenby (NJ), and Mats Zuccarello-Aasen (NYR).