Columbus Blue Jackets Release Roster for 2017 NHL Prospects Tournament in Traverse City, Michigan

By Sam Blazer on August 31, 2017 at 1:57 pm
The Columbus Blue Jackets have released their 2017 Traverse City roster
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The Columbus Blue Jackets are heading to the Traverse City NHL Prospect Tournament with great players in tow. 

The event will take place from September 8-12 in Traverse City, Michigan. The Blue Jackets prospects have won the title four times during their 16 years participating in the tournament. 

The tournament will be broken into divisions and Columbus will be joined by the Dallas Stars, Minnesota Wild and St. Louis Blues in their division. 

Two former first round picks for the Blue Jackets, Gabriel Carlsson, and Pierre-Luc Dubois will be participating in the tournament. The list also includes notable standouts like Vitaly Abramov, Paul Bittner, and Kole Sherwood.

The team will be coached by Cleveland Monsters head coach John Madden and will be joined by his assistants Steve McCarthy and Manny Legace as well.


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