The Tampa Bay Lightning today released the 24-man roster for the 2017 Prospect Tournament held at Germain Arena in Estero, Florida from September 9-12. The Bolts team is scheduled to practice at the Brandon Ice Sports Forum on September 7 and 8 before traveling to Estero.
Via the team:
The Lightning team consists of some of the organization’s top prospects, including defensemen Mikhail Sergachev and Cal Foote, forwards Anthony Cirelli, Brett Howden, Mathieu Joseph, Taylor Raddysh and Mitchell Stephens, as well as goaltender Connor Ingram. The roster is made up of all Tampa Bay draft picks, with the exception of five players, including Sergachev and Erik Cernak, who was acquired by trade, and three invitees. Of the draft picks, nine of them were selected in the second round or higher.
There will be three players from the 2017 draft participating including first-round pick Callan Foote. Also from this year’s draft in Chicago are forwards Alexey Lipanov and Alexander Volkov.
The Florida Panthers, Nashville Predators, and Washington Capitals will also be icing teams in the tournament.
Date Game Time
Saturday, September 9 Lightning vs. Nashville Predators 4 p.m.
Sunday, September 10 Lightning vs. Washington Capitals 1 p.m.
Tuesday, September 12 Lightning vs. Florida Panthers 2 p.m.
Acquired Breakdown: Country:
1st Round: 2 Canada: 13
2nd Round: 7 Russia: 4
3rd Round: 4 United States: 2
4th Round: 3 Czech Republic: 2
5th Round: 1 Finland: 2
6th Round: 1 Slovakia: 1
7th Round: 1
2014 Draft: 2
2015 Draft: 6
2016 Draft: 8
2017 Draft: 3
|CIRELLI, Anthony||Woodbridge, Ontario||15 Draft (3rd Rd)||Oshawa (OHL)|
|CONACHER, Shane||Burlington, Ontario||Invitee||Orlando (ECHL)|
|HANCOCK, Kevin||Mississauga, Ontario||Invitee||Owen Sound (OHL)|
|HOWDEN, Brett||Calgary, Alberta||16 Draft (1st Rd)||Moose Jaw (WHL)|
|JOSEPH, Mathieu||Chambly, Quebec||15 Draft (4th Rd)||Saint John (QMJHL)|
|KATCHOUK, Boris||Waterloo, Ontario||16 Draft (2nd Rd)||Sault Ste. Marie (OHL)|
|LIPANOV, Alexey||Moscow, Russia||17 Draft (3rd Rd)||Balashikha (Russia-2)|
|MVD Balashikha 2 (Russia Jr.)|
|PAQUETTE, Christopher||Kingston, Ontario||16 Draft (5th Rd)||Niagara (OHL)|
|RADDYSH, Taylor||Caledon, Ontario||16 Draft (2nd Rd)||Erie (OHL)|
|SOMPPI, Otto||Helsinki, Finland||16 Draft (7th Rd)||Halifax (QMJHL)|
|STEPHENS, Mitchell||Peterborough, Ontario||15 Draft (2nd Rd)||Saginaw (OHL)|
|TAMMELA, Jonne||Ylivieska, Finland||15 Draft (4th Rd)||Peterborough (OHL)|
|VOLKOV, Alexander||Moscow, Russia||17 Draft (2nd Rd)||SKA St. Petersburg 2 (Russia Jr)|
|Neva St. Petersburg (Russia-2)|
|YAN, Dennis||Portland, Oregon||15 Draft (3rd Rd)||Shawinigan (QMJHL)|
|CERNAK, Erik||Kosice, Slovakia||Trade with LA||Erie (OHL)|
|FOOTE, Callan||Denver, Colorado||17 Draft (1st Rd)||Kelowna (WHL)|
|HAJEK, Libor||Smrcek, Czech Rep.||16 Draft (2nd Rd)||Saskatoon (WHL)|
|MASIN, Dominik||Mestec Kralove, Czech Rep.||14 Draft (2nd Rd)||Syracuse (AHL)|
|SERGACHEV, Mikhail||Nizhenkamsk, Russia||Trade with MTL||Montreal (NHL)|
|SOSUNOV, Oleg||Ryazan, Russia||16 Draft (6th Rd)||Yaroslavl (MHL)|
|Yaroslavl Jr. (NMHL)|
|SPENCER, Matt||Guelph, Ontario||15 Draft (2nd Rd)||Peterborough (OHL)|
|THOMAS, Ben||Calgary, Alberta||14 Draft (4th Rd)||Syracuse (AHL)|
|INGRAM, Connor||Imperial, Saskatchewan||16 Draft (3rd Rd)||Kamloops (WHL)|
|RAAYMAKERS, Joseph||Chatham, Ontario||Invitee||Sault Ste. Marie (OHL)|