Chicago Blackhawks Prospects Will Compete In Rookie Tournament

July 26th, 2010 by Kyle Wahlgren Leave a reply »
For those unwilling to wait for the regular season puck to drop, the young prospects will be headed to Toronto for a rookie-only tournament.

The tournament will include the host, Toronto Maple Leafs, Ottawa Senators, Pittsburgh Penguins, and the Chicago Blackhawks.

Players officially announced on the Blackhawks' roster are Kyle Beach, Shawn LaLonde, Jeremy Morin, Chris DiDomenico, and Phillipe Paradis.

All players announced will be possibly competing for a spot on the Blackhawks' opening day roster.

Notably, Paradis and DiDomenico will be returning to play the same team that traded them a few weeks back.

On June 30, the Maple Leafs shipped the pair to Chicago in return for a highly sought-after forward, Kris Versteeg. The same trade also brought Viktor Stalberg to the organization.

Other key Blackhawks' prospects that will appear will be announced at a later time.

Notable players the Hawks will face:

-Nazem Kadri (Tor), 7th overall pick in the 2009 Entry Draft.

-Eric Tangradi (Pit), Acquired via 2009 trade with Anaheim and is ranked as the #1 overall prospect in the organizat ...

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