Blackhawks Announce Rookie Tournament Roster

On Wednesday afternoon, the Blackhawks announced which players will attend the Oshawa Rookie Tournament. 

Beginning on Saturday, Sept. 10 at General Motors Centre in Oshawa, Ontario, a roster of Blackhawks prospects will compete in three games against rookie squads from the Maple Leafs, Ottawa Senators and Pittsburgh Penguins in the the 2011 Toronto Maple Leafs Rookie  Tournament.

Jeremy Morin,  Jimmy Hayes, Rob Flick, Byrone Froese, Chris DiDomenico, Philippe Paradis, Ludvig Rensfeldt will be joined by 2011 draft picks Mark McNeill, Phillip Danault,  Brandon Saad and Andrew Shaw up front. Defensemen Dylan Olsen, Shawn Lalonde, Ryan Stanton and Joe  Lavin will headline the group on the blue line, and goaltenders Mac Carruth and Johan Mattsson will be between the pipes.

Click here for the full roster.

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One Response to Blackhawks Announce Rookie Tournament Roster

  1. Cam says:

    Obviously, there are only so many spots and the Hawks have a ton of quality prospects. The college bound kids aren’t attending and neither is Kruger who could make the Hawks. But I found it kind of odd that Morin will be there but neither Pirri nor Beach will be. I can only assume they want to get Morin some extra ice time after missing so much of last season.

    Be interesting to see who plays center. I’d guess McNeil, Froese, Gilbert and Flick. That probably won’t be right. I believe Danault’s more suited for wing, but the Hawks may not so it might be him instead of Gilbert.

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