This afternoon the Vancouver Canucks announced their Prospect Development Camp roster and schedule, which is headlined by top prospects Brock Boeser, Olli Juolevi, and Thatcher Demko.
It was already announced that the camp will be held Shawnigan Lake for the second year in a row, from July 4-7.
#Canucks announce 2016 Development Camp roster & media availability
— Vancouver Canucks (@VanCanucks) June 30, 2016
This year’s camp includes 33 players which is broken up into 19 forwards, 10 defenceman and 4 goaltenders.
The full roster can be found, is clickable here.
Some notes about the roster:
- All of the Canucks draft classes of 2015 and 2016 are in attendance.
- Thatcher Demko and Mackenze Stewart (who are listed as a defenceman) are the only players from the 2014 class – with Nikita Tryamkin and Jake Virtanen graduating to the NHL, Jared McCann and Gustav Forsling having been traded and Kyle Pettit going unsigned.
- Troy Stecher, Michael Garteig and Yan-Pavel Laplante – all signed to entry level contracts in the past few months, are in attendance.
- The Canucks have invited three defencemen, nine forwards and two goaltenders (plus Curtis Valk) – which we will cover more in depth early next week.
All the details and information can be found on the Canucks website here.