It's almost hockey season. The Minnesota Wild will participate in the 2015 NHL Prospects Tournament in Traverse City, Mich., Sept. 11-15.
Wild prospects will compete in the tournament’s Ted Lindsay Division with the Columbus Blue Jackets, New York Rangers and St. Louis Blues. The Carolina Hurricanes, Chicago Blackhawks, Dallas Stars and Detroit Red Wings will play in the Gordie Howe Division.
Minnesota’s roster features a total of 10 Wild draft picks: C Christoph Bertschy (2012, 6th round), D Gustav Bouramman (2015, 7th round), C Reid Duke (2014, 6th round), D Tanner Faith (2014, 5th round), RW Kurtis Gabriel (2013, 3rd round), RW Pavel Jenys (2014, 7th round), D Dylan Labbe (2013, 4th round), C Chase Lang (2014, 6th round), G Stephen Michalek (2011, 6th round) and D Gustav Olofsson (2013, 2nd round) along with four 2015 free-agent signings: C Grayson Downing, G Brody Hoffman, D Zach Palmquist and D Mike Reilly. Iowa Wild Head Coach John Torchetti, Associate Coach David Cunniff and Assistant Coach Pascal Rheaume will lead the Wild prospects.
Fans can visit wild.com for tournament updates including reports from Assistant General Manager Brent Flahr. Minnesota is set to open its 2015 Training Camp on Friday, Sept. 18. A complete training camp schedule and roster will be announced prior to the start of training camp.
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