Forward Dominik Lakatos had an assist in a 7-3 Liberec (Czech Extraliga) victory over Cardiff in the Champions Hockey League on Thursday. The 2017 sixth-round pick has a goal and an assist with 14 PIMs in two games in the CHL thus far.
Patrik Virta had nine shots in 14:23 while defenseman Tarmo Reunanen finished with four in 17:06 in a 3-1 win for TPS (Liiga) over SC Bern in the CHL.
Calle Sjalin and Leksands take on Sodertalje in an Allsvenskan preseason game, while Daniel Bernhardt and Karlskoga take on Storhamar in a preseason game in the same league, on Friday.
The Rangers announced its roster for the 2017 Traverse City prospect tournament that begins next week. Among the players taking part are 2017 first-round picks Lias Andersson and Filip Chytil, as well as Sean Day, Neal Pionk, Vince Pedrie, Ryan Gropp and more.