The final week of August has begun, which means it is only a matter of weeks until training camps begin throughout the NHL. The NHLPA held their annual Rookie Showcase in Arlington, VA where some of the top prospects from around league were in town for a photoshoot with Upper Deck. With prospect tournaments right around the corner, two teams announced rosters for the Traverse City tournament. Here is the news for Tuesday, August 27th.
At the NHL Rookie Showcase in Arlington, VA number one overall draft pick Jack Hughes is ready to play for the New Jersey Devils this season. (NHL.com)
The New York Rangers announced their roster for the upcoming Traverse City Tournament and leading the way for the Rangers are Kaapo Kakko and Adam Fox. (Newsday)
Over at the BioSteel Camp, Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid gave an update on his knee injury and hopes to be ready for the start of training camp in September. (TSN)
The Winnipeg Jets looked to replace some depth they lost this off-season as the team signed Gabriel Bourque to a two-way deal. (Winnipeg Sun)
Carolina Hurricanes prospect Stelio Mattheos will not participate in the team’s training camp this season as he completes treatment for cancer. (News Observer)
As the hockey world continues to mourn the passing of legendary hockey scribe Russ Conway, Boston Hockey Now’s Jimmy Murphy looks at his greatest accomplishment with the help of former NHLPA Executive Director Paul Kelly. (Boston Hockey Now)