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Wild to Participate in Traverse City Prospects Tournament

Round-robin play begins Friday with championship game on Sept. 12

by Minnesota Wild @mnwild / Wild.com

ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Wild General Manager Chuck Fletcher today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club will participate in the 2017 NHL Prospect Tournament in Traverse City, Mich., Sept. 8-12. Wild prospects will compete in the tournament's Ted Lindsay Division with the Columbus Blue Jackets, Dallas Stars and St. Louis Blues. The Carolina Hurricanes, Chicago Blackhawks, Detroit Red Wings and New York Rangers will play in the Gordie Howe Division.

Minnesota's roster features 11 Wild draft picks: D Gustav Bouramman (2015, 7th round), D Braydyn Chizen (2016, 7th round), C Joel Eriksson Ek (2015, 1st round), C Adam Gilmour (2012, 4th round), D Jacob Golden (2017, 5th round), RW Pavel Jenys (2014, 7th round), C Luke Kunin (2016, 1st round), RW Ivan Lodnia (2017, 3rd round), C Mason Shaw (2017, 4th round), RW Dmitry Sokolov (2016, 7th round) and D Carson Soucy (2013, 5th round), along with 2017 free-agent signee C Justin Kloos. Iowa Wild Head Coach Derek Lalonde, Associate Coach David Cunniff and Assistant Coach Brett McLean will lead the Wild prospects.

STREAMING: All Minnesota Wild games at the 2017 NHL Prospect Tournament will stream live within FOX Sports North's broadcast coverage area on Wild.com and FOX Sports GO.. Fans can download the FOX Sports Go mobile app for free from the iTunes App Store, Google Play, Amazon App Store and Windows Store. To stream games, users will need to verify credentials by signing in with their pay-TV provider's user ID and password; there is no additional charge to use FOX Sports GO. All Wild games will also be carried live on Wild.com and feature the play-by-play commentary of Iowa Wild broadcaster Joe O'Donnell.

Fans outside FOX Sports North's broadcast coverage area can view the streams via NHL.com.

Fans can also visit wild.com for daily tournament updates from Traverse City from Senior Vice President of Hockey Operations Brent Flahr and Digital Content Coordinator Dan Myers.
 

2017 MINNESOTA WILD TRAVERSE CITY NHL PROSPECT TOURNAMENT ROSTER

FORWARDS HT WT SHOOTS BORN BIRTHPLACE 2016-17 TEAM LGE GP G A PTS PIM ACQ

14 Joel Eriksson Ek 6-2 217 Left 1/29/97 Karlstad, Sweden Minnesota NHL 15 3 4 7 4 EN/15

45 Dante Salituro 5-9 175 Right 11/15/96 Willowdale, Ontario London OHL 30 11 11 22 18 TRD/17

48 Domenic Commisso 5-11 192 Right 2/19/98 Oakville, Ontario Oshawa OHL 68 19 44 63 36 INVITEE

49 Giorgio Estephan 6-0 191 Right 2/3/97 Edmonton, Alberta Lethbridge WHL 68 35 54 89 39 INVITEE

52 Mason Shaw 5-9 180 Left 11/3/98 Lloydminster, Alberta Medicine Hat WHL 71 27 67 94 57 EN/17

54 Ivan Lodnia 5-10 182 Right 8/31/99 Los Angeles, California Erie OHL 66 24 32 56 24 EN/17

57 Adam Gilmour 6-4 182 Right 1/29/94 Albany, New York Iowa AHL 52 4 6 10 12 EN/12

62 Joel Teasdale 5-11 190 Left 3/11/99 Sainte-Julie, Quebec Blainville-Boisbriand QMJHL 60 18 29 47 25 INVITEE

65 Gerald Mayhew 5-10 175 Right 12/31/92 Wyandotte, Michigan Ferris State Univ. WCHA 33 17 18 35 61 INVITEE

67 Luke Kunin 6-0 191 Right 12/4/97 Chesterfield, Missouri Univ. Wisconsin Big Ten 35 22 16 38 30 EN/16

73 Matt Bradley 6-0 195 Right 1/22/97 Surrey, British Columbia Medicine Hat WHL 70 34 43 77 85 INVITEE

74 Dmitry Sokolov 5-11 221 Left 4/14/98 Omsk, Russia Sudbury OHL 64 48 24 72 8 EN/16

78 Jack Walker 5-11 180 Left 6/30/96 Edina, Minnesota Victoria WHL 70 31 41 72 65 INVITEE

81 Pavel Jenys 6-3 213 Left 4/2/96 Brno, Czech Republic Quad City AHL 46 12 4 16 8 EN/14

82 Justin Kloos 5-9 180 Right 11/30/93 Lakeville, Minnesota Univ. Minnesota Big Ten 38 18 25 43 28 FA/17

DEFENSEMEN HT WT SHOOTS BORN BIRTHPLACE 2016-17 TEAM LGE GP G A PTS PIM ACQ

38 Gustav Bouramman 6-0 189 Right 1/24/97 Stockholm, Sweden Sault Ste. Marie OHL 66 2 34 36 44 EN/15

61 Jacob Golden 5-11 163 Left 3/20/99 Toronto, Ontario London OHL 38 0 2 2 0 EN/17

68 Kevin Davis 6-0 180 Right 3/14/97 Kamloops, British Columbia Everett WHL 72 9 50 59 14 INVITEE

71 Carson Soucy 6-4 212 Left 7/27/94 Viking, Alberta Univ. Minnesota Duluth NCHC 34 3 12 15 55 EN/13

72 Brennan Menell 5-11 172 Right 5/24/97 Woodbury, Minnesota Lethbridge WHL 70 12 59 71 29 INVITEE 

75 Braydyn Chizen 6-9 195 Right 5/9/98 St. Albert, Alberta Kelowna WHL 65 3 7 10 82 EN/16

79 Hunter Warner 6-4 218 Right 9/21/95 Cambridge, Minnesota Iowa AHL 52 2 5 7 57 FA/14

80 Artem Minulin 6-2 202 Right 10/1/98 Tyumen, Russia Swift Current WHL 70 8 42 50 21 INVITEE

GOALTENDERS HT WT CATCHES BORN BIRTHPLACE 2016-17 TEAM LGE GP W-L-OT SO GAA SV% ACQ

50 Dereck Baribeau 6-5 193 Right 1/22/99 Quebec City, Quebec Val d'Or/Quebec QMJHL 35 12-15-2 1 3.93 .881 INVITEE

70 Adam Vay 6-5 228 Left 3/22/94 Budapest, Hungary Quad City ECHL 39 20-17-2 3 3.03 .900 FA/16


2017 TRAVERSE CITY NHL PROSPECT TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE*

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8

2:30 p.m. Columbus vs. Dallas 

3:00 p.m. Minnesota vs. St. Louis

6:00 p.m. Chicago vs. New York Rangers

6:30 p.m. Detroit vs. Carolina


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9

2:30 p.m. Carolina vs. New York Rangers 3:00 p.m. Chicago vs. Detroit 

6:00 p.m. Dallas vs. St. Louis

6:30 p.m. Minnesota vs. Columbus


MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11

2:00 p.m. St. Louis vs. Columbus

2:30 p.m. Minnesota vs. Dallas 

5:30 p.m. Carolina vs. Chicago

6:00 p.m. New York Rangers vs. Detroit


TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12

2:00 p.m. Seventh Place Game (4th Howe vs. 4th Lindsay)

2:30 p.m. Fifth Place Game (3rd Howe vs. 3rd Lindsay)

5:30 p.m. Third Place Game (2nd Howe vs. 2nd Lindsay)

6:00 p.m. Championship Game (1st Howe vs. 1st Lindsay)

* All times listed are Central

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