clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Roster and Schedule announced for 2018 Prospects Challenge

New, comments

The 4th time the Bruins have played in this tourney, and quite an interesting roster they bring to the table!

Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

As summer kicks into it’s latter days, we look towards the fun of September, where many teams will begin testing their prospects. And what better way to do that than with a round-robin style tournament against the Sabres, Penguins, and Devils?

The Bruins announced they would be returning to the Prospects Challenge in Buffalo for the fourth year, and also announced their roster of players!

And without further ado, here they are!

Prospects Challenge Forwards:

  • Anders Bjork
  • Ryan Donato
  • Ryan Fitzgerald
  • Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson
  • Trent Frederic
  • Cameron Hughes
  • Joona Koppanen
  • Karson Kuhlman
  • Jakub Lauko
  • Cedric Pare
  • Zach Senyshyn
  • Oskar Steen
  • Jack Studnicka

Forwards on Invitation:

  • Carson Focht
  • John Ludvig

Prospects Challenge Defensemen:

  • Axel Andersson
  • Daniel Bukac
  • Connor Clifton
  • Olivier Galipeau
  • Emil Johansson
  • Jeremy Lauzon
  • Wiley Sherman
  • Urho Vaakanainen
  • Jakub Zboril

Defensemen on Invitation:

Justin Bergeron (No relation. We checked. Sorry.)

Prospects Challenge Goaltenders:

Dan Vladar

Kyle Keyser

Goaltenders on invite:

Dawson Weatherill

The Tournament Schedule:

  1. Pittsburgh vs. Boston, September 7th, 3:30pm
  2. Buffalo vs. Boston, September 8th, 7:00pm
  3. Bruins Practice, September 9th, Time TBA, likely somewhere in the morning around 10.
  4. Boston vs. New Jersey, September 10th, 9:30am

All games and practices will be at the Harborcenter in Buffalo, NY

Can I Stream it anywhere?:

Believe it or not, the answer is usually yes, on the Bruins or Sabres website. The Client is pretty finicky, from my experience of watching last year, so be prepared to hover over that f5 button if you’re not sitting directly next to your router.

While it’s almost a month out, we wish all these players good luck and good fortune against the best these teams have to offer!