Wild prospect Louie Belpedio will continue to represent Team USA on the blue line at the National Junior Evaluation Camp as two fellow participants from July’s development camp at Xcel Energy Center move on from the action.
Forwards Alex Tuch, injury, and Jordan Greenway, release, will not take part in the remaining practices and games this week for Team USA in Lake Placid, NY.
NHL.com provides more details on each of their situations:
The Wild also have representatives on the two European teams taking part in the camp. Forward Joel Eriksson Ek and defenseman Gustav Bouramman are part of the team from Sweden and goalie Kaapo Kahkonen is suiting up for Finland as each player attempts to earn a spot on their country’s respective squad for the 2016 IIHF World Junior Championship.
The tournament will be held in Helsinki between Dec. 26 and Jan. 5, 2016.