As this week’s prospect camp gets rolling on Sunday, the door is now wide open for some players to impress the front office in the wake of trades sending both Stephen Johns and Mike Paliotta out the door.
Here are some of the defensemen hoping to impress at camp this week.
Acquired: via trade from Vancouver for Adam Clendening
Acquired: 2nd round pick (#51 overall) in the 2013 NHL Draft
Acquired: 2nd round pick (#48 overall) in the 2012 NHL Draft
Acquired: signed as free agent April 30, 2015
Acquired: 4th round pick (#111 overall) in the 2013 NHL Draft
Acquired: 7th round pick (#211 overall) in the 2013 NHL Draft
Acquired: 5th round pick (#141 overall) in the 2014 NHL Draft
Acquired: 5th round pick (#148 overall) in the 2014 NHL Draft
Dennis Gilbert (photo)
Acquired: 3rd round pick (#91 overall) in the 2015 NHL Draft
Acquired: 4th round pick (#121 overall) in the 2015 NHL Draft
Acquired: 6th round pick (#169 overall) in the 2011 NHL Draft
In the scrimmages, the preliminary rosters show these defensemen being together on the team rosters:
Note: Team C is made up of mostly pro veterans; these are the only three defensemen listed on that team. That team’s forwards include Kyle Baun, Vince Hinostroza, Garret Ross, Tanner Kero, Ryan Haggery, Chris Calnan, Marko Dano and Mark McNeill.