Wild Prospects In Traverse City Tourney
Next week, the Wild is set to participate in the 2013 NHL Prospects Tournament in Traverse City, Mich., Sept. 5-9. Wild prospects will compete in the tournament’s Gordie Howe Division with the Dallas Stars, Detroit Red Wings and St. Louis Blues. The Buffalo Sabres, Carolina Hurricanes, Columbus Blue Jackets and New York Rangers will play in the tournament’s Ted Lindsay Division.
Wild.com will provide tournament updates throughout the week, which will include reports from Assistant General Manager Brent Flahr. Iowa Wild Head Coach Kurt Kleinendorst and Assistant Coach Steve Poapst will lead the Wild prospects.
Minnesota’s roster features ten recent draft picks: G Alexandre Belanger (2013, 7th round), RW Brett Bulmer (2010, 2nd round), LW Raphael Bussieres (2012, 2nd round), D Mathew Dumba (2012, 1st round), RW Kurtis Gabriel (2013, 3rd round), C Tyler Graovac (2011, 7th round), G Johan Gustafsson (2010, 6th round), LW Erik Haula (2009, 7th round), D Dylan Labbe (2013, 4th round) and C Zack Philips (2011, 1st round). View a PDF of the Wild's Traverse City roster, here.
Wild traverse City prospects tournament schedule
|tHU., sept 5||Detroit||Wild||6:30 PM|
|Fri., Sept 6||St. Louis||Wild||6:00 PM|
|SUN., Sept 8||Wild||Dallas||2:00 pm|
Championship Round Monday, Sept. 9
|7th place game||4th Howe||4th Lindsay||2:30 pm|
|5th place game||3rd howe||3rd Lindsay||3:00 pm|
|3rd place game||2nd Howe||2nd Lindsay||6:00 PM|
|championship||1st howe||1st lindsay||6:30 Pm|