LIGHTNING ANNOUNCE 24-MAN ROSTER FOR 2017 PROSPECT TOURNAMENT

By on August 29, 2017

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Games To Be Played September 9-12 at Germain Arena in Estero, FL


TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Lightning today announced the 24-man roster that will represent the team at the 2017 Prospect Tournament, which will be held at Germain Arena in Estero, Florida from September 9-12.  The Lightning squad is also scheduled to practice at the Ice Sports Forum on September 7 and 8 before heading to Estero.

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 were 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.

Game schedule:

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.

Draft/Acquired Breakdown:                              Attendees by 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

Invitee:          3

Trade:            2

2014 Draft:     2

2015 Draft:     6

2016 Draft:     8

2017 Draft:     3

 

2017 TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING PROSPECT TOURNAMENT ROSTER

 

FORWARDS (14)
No. Name                        HT WT DOB  Born                           Acquired 2016-17 Club
71 CIRELLI, Anthony 6’0 184 7/15/1997 Woodbridge, Ontario 15 Draft (3rd Rd) Oshawa (OHL)
Erie (OHL)
92 CONACHER, Shane 5’11 177 4/24/1994 Burlington, Ontario Invitee Orlando (ECHL)
Toronto (AHL)
60 HANCOCK, Kevin 5’11 180 3/2/1998 Mississauga, Ontario Invitee Owen Sound (OHL)
48 HOWDEN, Brett 6’2 191 3/29/1998 Calgary, Alberta 16 Draft (1st Rd) Moose Jaw (WHL)
Syracuse (AHL)
7 JOSEPH, Mathieu 6’1 166 2/9/1997 Chambly, Quebec 15 Draft (4th Rd) Saint John (QMJHL)
41 KATCHOUK, Boris 6’1 192 6/18/1998 Waterloo, Ontario 16 Draft (2nd Rd) Sault Ste. Marie (OHL)
36 LIPANOV, Alexey 6’0 169 8/17/1999 Moscow, Russia 17 Draft (3rd Rd) Balashikha (Russia-2)
MVD Balashikha 2 (Russia Jr.)
34 PAQUETTE, Christopher 6’1 202 3/27/1998 Kingston, Ontario 16 Draft (5th Rd) Niagara (OHL)
Peterborough (OHL)
46 RADDYSH, Taylor 6’2 209 2/18/1998 Caledon, Ontario 16 Draft (2nd Rd) Erie (OHL)
42 SOMPPI, Otto 6’0 181 1/12/1998 Helsinki, Finland 16 Draft (7th Rd) Halifax (QMJHL)
67 STEPHENS, Mitchell 5’11 188 2/5/1997 Peterborough, Ontario 15 Draft (2nd Rd) Saginaw (OHL)
London (OHL)
47 TAMMELA, Jonne 5’11 185 8/5/1997 Ylivieska, Finland 15 Draft (4th Rd) Peterborough (OHL)
79 VOLKOV, Alexander 6’1 191 8/2/1997 Moscow, Russia 17 Draft (2nd Rd) SKA St. Petersburg 2 (Russia Jr)
Neva St. Petersburg (Russia-2)
38 YAN, Dennis 6’1 202 4/14/1997 Portland, Oregon 15 Draft (3rd Rd) Shawinigan (QMJHL)
Syracuse (AHL)
DEFENSEMEN (8)
No. Name                        HT WT DOB  Born                           Acquired 2016-17 Club
81 CERNAK, Erik 6’3 208 5/28/1997 Kosice, Slovakia Trade with LA Erie (OHL)
52 FOOTE, Cal 6’4 210 12/13/1998 Denver, Colorado 17 Draft (1st Rd) Kelowna (WHL)
43 HAJEK, Libor 6’1 205 2/4/1998 Smrcek, Czech Rep. 16 Draft (2nd Rd) Saskatoon (WHL)
Syracuse (AHL)
74 MASIN, Dominik 6’1 192 2/1/1996 Mestec Kralove, Czech Rep. 14 Draft (2nd Rd) Syracuse (AHL)
98 SERGACHEV, Mikhail 6’3 215 6/25/1998 Nizhenkamsk, Russia Trade with MTL Montreal (NHL)
Windsor (OHL)
76 SOSUNOV, Oleg 6’8 230 4/13/1998 Ryazan, Russia 16 Draft (6th Rd) Yaroslavl (MHL)
Yaroslavl Jr. (NMHL)
64 SPENCER, Matt 6’1 207 3/24/1997 Guelph, Ontario 15 Draft (2nd Rd) Peterborough (OHL)
56 THOMAS, Ben 6’2 184 5/28/1996 Calgary, Alberta 14 Draft (4th Rd) Syracuse (AHL)
GOALTENDERS (2)
No. Name                        HT WT DOB  Born                           Acquired 2016-17 Club
1 INGRAM, Connor 6’1 202 3/31/1997 Imperial, Saskatchewan 16 Draft (3rd Rd) Kamloops (WHL)
32 RAAYMAKERS, Joseph 6’1 186 3/17/1998 Chatham, Ontario Invitee Sault Ste. Marie (OHL)

 

 

*ROSTER SUBJECT TO CHANGE

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