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Thirteen Hounds embark on NHL Training Camps

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With the 2018-19 hockey season is on the horizon, players across North America will be converging on National Hockey League rookie and training camps in the coming days.

Of the 157+ players attending these camps, the Soo Greyhounds are proud and honoured to lead the Ontario Hockey League with thirteen participating players (past and present).

The reigning Hamilton Spectator Trophy, Wayne Gretzky Trophy and Bumbacco Trophy winners from one season ago will see the following players suit up with the professional clubs:

Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (13):
Morgan Frost, Philadelphia Flyers, 1st round ’17 – Signed
Tim Gettinger, New York Rangers, 5th round ’16 – Signed
Barrett Hayton, Arizona Coyotes, 1st round ’18 – Signed
Mac Hollowell, Toronto Maple Leafs, 4th round ’18
Keeghan Howdeshell, Arizona Coyotes, Free Agent Invite
Boris Katchouk, Tampa Bay Lightning, 2nd round ’16 – Signed
Jack Kopacka, Anaheim Ducks, 4th round ’16 – Signed
Roman Pucek, Toronto Maple Leafs
Taylor Raddysh, Tampa Bay Lightning, 2nd round ’16 – Signed
Rasmus Sandin, Toronto Maple Leafs, 1st round ’18 – Signed
Jordan Sambrook, Columbus Blue Jackets
Conor Timmins, Colorado Avalanche, 2nd round ’17 – Signed
Matthew Villalta, Los Angeles Kings, 3rd round ’17 – Signed

Additionally, here’s a look at players eligible to compete in the 2018-19 OHL season currently attending NHL Training Camps across the twenty-team loop:

Barrie Colts (9):
Lucas Chiodo, Columbus Blue Jackets, Free agent invite
Joey Keane, New York Rangers, 3rd round ’18
Zach Magwood, Nashville Predators, Signed as a free agent
Matej Pekar, Buffalo Sabres, 4th round ’17*
Dmitry Sokolov, Minnesota Wild, 7th round ’16 – Signed
Andrei Svechnikov, Carolina Hurricanes, 1st round ’18 – Signed
Tyler Tucker, St. Louis Blues, 7th round ’18
Jason Willms, Chicago Blackhawks, Free agent invite
Maksim Zhukov, Vegas Golden Knights, 4th round ’17*

Erie Otters (2):
Maxim Golod, Detroit Red Wings, Free agent invite
Kyle Maksimovich, Chicago Blackhawks, Free agent invite

Flint Firebirds (5):
Dennis Busby, Arizona Coyotes, 5th round ’18
Ty Dellandrea, Dallas Stars, 1st round ’18
Fedor Gordeev, Toronto Maple Leafs, 5th round ’17
Connor Roberts, Pittsburgh Penguins, Free agent invite
Emanuel Vella, New York Islanders, Free agent invite

Guelph Storm (10):
Liam Hawel, Dallas Stars, 4th round ’17
Cam Hillis, Montreal Canadiens, 3rd round ’18
Owen Lalonde, Toronto Maple Leafs, Free agent invite
Ryan Merkley, San Jose Sharks, 1st round ’18 – Signed
Anthony Popovich, Dallas Stars, Free agent invite
Cedric Ralph, Carolina Hurricanes, Free agent invite
Isaac Ratcliffe, Philadelphia Flyers, 2nd round ’17 – Signed
Dmitri Samorukov, Edmonton Oilers, 3rd round ’17 – Signed
Nate Schnarr, Arizona Coyotes, 3rd round ’17
Alexey Toropchenko, St. Louis Blues, 4th round ’17

Hamilton Bulldogs (12):
Will Bitten, Montreal Canadiens, 3rd round ’16 – Signed
Nicholas Caamano, Dallas Stars, 5th round ’16 – Signed
MacKenzie Entwistle, Chicago Blackhawks, 3rd round ’17 (ARI)
Kaden Fulcher, Detroit Red Wings, Signed as a free agent
Ben Gleason, Dallas Stars, Free agent invite
Nicolas Mattinen, Ottawa Senators, Free agent invite
Isaac Nurse, Vancouver Canucks, Free agent invite
Brandon Saigeon, Colorado Avalanche, 5th round ’18
Riley Stillman, Florida Panthers, 4th round ’16 – Signed
Matthew Strome, Philadelphia Flyers, 4th round ’17 – Signed
Marian Studenic, New Jersey Devils, 5th round ’17 – Signed
Robert Thomas, St. Louis Blues, 1st round ’17 – Signed

Kingston Frontenacs (7):
Jakob Brahaney, Vancouver Canucks, Free agent invite
Sean Day, New York Rangers, 3rd round ’16 – Signed
Max Jones, Anaheim Ducks, 1st round ’16 – Signed
Jacob Paquette, Nashville Predators, 7th round ’17
Cliff Pu, Carolina Hurricanes, 3rd round ’16 (BUF) – Signed
Jason Robertson, Dallas Stars, 2nd round ’17 – Signed
Gabriel Vilardi, Los Angeles Kings, 1st round ’17 – Signed

Kitchener Rangers (6):
Connor Bunnaman, Philadelphia Flyers, 4th round ’16 – Signed
Logan Brown, Ottawa Senators, 1st round ’16 – Signed
Riley Damiani, Dallas Stars, 5th round ’18
Adam Mascherin, Dallas Stars, 4th round ’18 – Signed
Givani Smith, Detroit Red Wings, 2nd round ’16 – Signed
Logan Stanley, Winnipeg Jets, 1st round ’16 – Signed

London Knights (10):
Adam Boqvist, Chicago Blackhawks, 1st round ’18 – Signed*
Evan Bouchard, Edmonton Oilers, 1st round ’18 – Signed
Nathan Dunkley, Los Angeles Kings, Free agent invite
Alex Formenton, Ottawa Senators, 2nd round ’17 – Signed
Liam Foudy, Columbus Blue Jackets, 1st round ’18 – Signed
Jacob Golden, Minnesota Wild, 5th round ’17
Jordan Kooy, Vegas Golden Knights, 7th round ’18
Billy Moskal, Columbus Blue Jackets, Free agent invite
Joseph Raaymakers, Columbus Blue Jackets, Free agent invite
Alec Regula, Detroit Red Wings, 3rd round ’18

Mississauga Steelheads (6):
Nicolas Hague, Vegas Golden Knights, 2nd round ’17 – Signed
Jacob Ingham, Los Angeles Kings, 6th round ’18
Michael McLeod, New Jersey Devils, 1st round ’16 – Signed
Ryan McLeod, Edmonton Oilers, 2nd round ’18
Jacob Moverare, Los Angeles Kings, 4th round ’16 – Signed
Owen Tippett, Florida Panthers, 1st round ’17 – Signed

Niagara IceDogs (8):
Daniel Bukac, Boston Bruins, 7th round ’17*
Stephen Dhillon, Montreal Canadiens, Free agent invite
Drew Hunter, Toronto Maple Leafs, Free agent invite^
William Lochead, Columbus Blue Jackets, Free agent invite
Ivan Lodnia, Minnesota Wild, 3rd round ’17 – Signed
Ben Jones, Vegas Golden Knights, 7th round ’17 – Signed
Kirill Maksimov, Edmonton Oilers, 5th round ’17 – Signed
Akil Thomas, Los Angeles Kings, 2nd round ’18

North Bay Battalion (4):
Justin Brazeau, San Jose Sharks, Free agent invite
Kyle Potts, New York Rangers, Free agent invite
Christian Propp, Pittsburgh Penguins, Free agent invite
Matthew Struthers, Carolina Hurricanes, Free agent invite

Oshawa Generals (9):
Sean Allen, St. Louis Blues, Free agent invite
Nando Eggenberger, Vancouver Canucks, Free agent invite*
Nico Gross, New York Rangers, 4th round ’18
Kyle Keyser, Boston Bruins, Signed as a free agent
Renars Krastenbergs, Pittsburgh Penguins, Free agent invite
Kyle MacLean, New York Islanders, Free agent invite
Allan McShane, Montreal Canadiens, 4th round ’18
Serron Noel, Florida Panthers, 2nd round ’18
Giovanni Vallati, Winnipeg Jets, 5th round ’18

Ottawa 67’s (11):
Kevin Bahl, Arizona Coyotes, 2nd round ’18
Travis Barron, Colorado Avalanche, 7th round ’16 – Signed
Sam Bitten, Minnesota Wild, Free agent invite
Shaw Boomhower, Chicago Blackhawks, Free agent invite
Sasha Chmelevski, San Jose Sharks, 6th round ’17 – Signed
Kody Clark, Washington Capitals, 2nd round ’18
Noel Hoefenmayer, Arizona Coyotes, 4th round ’17
Mitchell Hoelscher, New Jersey Devils, 6th round ’18
Merrick Rippon, Calgary Flames, Free agent invite
Carter Robertson, Pittsburgh Penguins, Free agent invite
Hudson Wilson, Arizona Coyotes, Free agent invite

Owen Sound Attack (10):
Trent Bourque, St. Louis Blues, 6th round ’17
Aidan Dudas, Los Angeles Kings, 4th round ’17
Sean Durzi, Toronto Maple Leafs, 2nd round ’18
Jonah Gadjovich, Vancouver Canucks, 2nd round ’17 – Signed
Daylon Groulx, St. Louis Blues, Free agent invite
Kevin Hancock, Buffalo Sabres, Free agent invite
Brady Lyle, Ottawa Senators, Free agent invite
Markus Phillips, Los Angeles Kings, 4th round ’17
Maksim Sushko, Philadelphia Flyers, 4th round ’17 – Signed
Nick Suzuki, Vegas Golden Knights, 1st round ’17 – Signed

Peterborough Petes (7):
Declan Chisholm, Winnipeg Jets, 5th round ’18
Semyon Der-Arguchintsev, Toronto Maple Leafs, 3rd round ’18
Cole Fraser, Detroit Red Wings, 5th round ’17
Zach Gallant, Detroit Red Wings, 3rd round ’17
Pavel Gogolev, Detroit Red Wings, Free agent invite
Liam Kirk, Arizona Coyotes, 7th round ’18
Dylan Wells, Edmonton Oilers, 5th round ’16 – Signed

Saginaw Spirit (11):
Cole Coskey, Buffalo Sabres, Free agent invite
Caleb Everett, Columbus Blue Jackets, Free agent invite^
Brady Gilmour, Detroit Red Wings, 7th round ’17
Damien Giroux, Minnesota Wild, 5th round ’18
Max Grondin, Carolina Hurricanes, Free agent invite
Blade Jenkins, New York Islanders, 5th round ’18
Albert Michnac, Arizona Coyotes, Free agent invite
Keaton Middleton, San Jose Sharks, Free agent invite
Ivan Prosvetov, Arizona Coyotes, 4th round ’18*
Reilly Webb, Detroit Red Wings, 6th round ’17
Bode Wilde, New York Islanders, 2nd round ’18*

Sarnia Sting (10):
Jonathan Ang, Florida Panthers, 4th round ’16 – Signed
Theo Calvas, Carolina Hurricanes, Free agent invite
Cam Dineen, Arizona Coyotes, 3rd round ’16 – Signed
Mitch Eliot, Carolina Hurricanes, Free agent invite
Jordan Kyrou, St. Louis Blues, 2nd round ’16 – Signed
Ryan McGregor, Toronto Maple Leafs, 6th round ’17
Michael Pezzetta, Montreal Canadiens, 6th round ’16 – Signed
Adam Ruzicka, Calgary Flames, 4th round ’17
Drake Rymsha, Los Angeles Kings, 5th round ’17 – Signed
Anthony Salinitri, Vancouver Canucks, Free agent invite

Sudbury Wolves (5):
David Levin, Carolina Hurricanes, Free agent invite
Alexey Lipanov, Tampa Bay Lightning, 3rd round ’17 – Signed
Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen, Buffalo Sabres, 2nd round ’17 – Signed*
Darian Pilon, Minnesota Wild, Free agent invite
Drake Pilon, Minnesota Wild, Free agent invite

Windsor Spitfires (4):
Connor Corcoran, Vegas Golden Knights, 5th round ’18
Michael DiPietro, Vancouver Canucks, 3rd round ’17 – Signed
Curtis Douglas, Dallas Stars, 4th round ’18
Mathew MacDougall, Tampa Bay Lightning, Free agent invite

Stay tuned to soogreyhounds.com for further updates, information and progess on these players and prospects leading into the upcoming season

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