Blues Prospects Particpate in Tournament

St. Louis Blues prospects will again participate in the NHL Prospect Tournament in Traverse City, Michigan in September.

The tournament, which features prospects from eight NHL teams, will begin Friday, Sept. 6 and will continue through Tuesday, Sept. 10.

 

Klim Kostin, the Blues’ first-round draft pick in 2017, will lead a group of drafted prospects and amateur tryouts that includes four 2019 draft selections – forward Nikita Alexandrov (No. 62 overall), goaltender Colten Ellis (No. 93), forward Keean Washkurak (No. 155) and forward Jeremy Michel (No. 217). Defenseman Mitch Reinke, who was signed by the Blues as a free agent in 2018 and ranked second in points for the AHL’s San Antonio Rampage last season, will also be on the roster.

The Blues will play in the Gordie Howe Division with the Chicago Blackhawks, Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs. The Ted Lindsay Division will include the Columbus Blue Jackets, Dallas Stars, Minnesota Wild and New York Rangers.

SCHEDULE
Sept. 6 vs. Toronto – 5:30 p.m. (FSGO)
Sept. 7 at Detroit – 2:30 p.m. (FSGO)
Sept. 9 vs. Chicago – 4:30 p.m. (FSGO)
Sept. 10 vs. TBD (FSGO)
All times listed are Central time.

ROSTER
Forwards: Nikita Alexandrov (32), Mitchell Balmas (88), Kevin Hancock (82), Krystof Hrabik (89), Robby Jackson (79), Dakota Joshua (54), Tanner Kaspick (83), Austen Keating (61), Klim Kostin (37), Mathias Laferriere (58), Jeremy Michel (42), Austin Poganski (53), Nolan Stevens (47), Alexey Toropchenko (65), Keean Washkurak (40).

Defense: Jake Christiansen (56), Walter Flower (72), Nathan LaRose (94), Justin MacPherson (84), Mitch Reinke (39), River Rymsha (63), Tyler Tucker (75).

Goaltenders: Colten Ellis (45), Joel Hofer (1).

Updated: September 3, 2019 — 10:10 am