The Blackhawks top prospects will be competing in a rookie tournament closer to home this fall.
The Red Wings will host their 17th annual eight-team NHL Prospect Tournament from Sept. 11-15, 2015, at Centre ICE Arena in Traverse City, Mich. The Chicago Blackhawks will join the Carolina Hurricanes, Columbus Blue Jackets, Dallas Stars, Minnesota Wild, New York Rangers, St. Louis Blues and Red Wings.
The round-robin tournament is divided into two four-team divisions. First-place finishers in each division will face off for the championship on Sept. 15. A complete tournament schedule and rosters for each team will be released at a later date.
The Buffalo Sabres had been part of the field at this tournament in the past.