Golden Knights announce inaugural 2017 development camp roster

Prospects will participate in community service event on Tuesday, June 27 at Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada.

The Vegas Golden Knights announced on Monday, their roster and updated schedule for the team’s inaugural Development Camp at the Las Vegas Ice Center (9295 W Flamingo Rd #130, Las Vegas, NV 89147). Please note roster, practice times and availability are subject to change.

The Golden Knights Development Camp will be held from Tuesday, June 27 through Saturday, July 1. Fans must register online at https://www.nhl.com/goldenknights/info/developmentcamp.

The Development Camp participants and Golden Knights staff members will also partake in a special community event on Tuesday. On Tuesday, the organization will team up with Deacon Tom Roberts of the Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada (1501 N. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89101) to prepare and serve a meal for more than 1,000 of Southern Nevadan’s most vulnerable men, women and children.

The Development Camp roster features 44 players, including 24 forwards, 15 defensemen and five goaltenders.

Forwards (24): Patrick Bajkov, Alex Barre-Boulet, Kenny Brooks, Nick Campoli, Jack Dugan, Reid Duke, Lucas Elvenes, Cody Glass, Jayden Halbgewachs, Brendan Harris, Tomas Hyka, Ben Jones, Keegan Kolesar, Jake Leschyshyn, Josh Melnick, Darian Romanko, Jonas Rondbjerg, Jake Slaker, Martin Sundberg, Nick Suzuki, Alex Tuch, Max Veronneau, Sebastian Vidmar, Tyler Wong

Defensemen (15): Jake Bischoff, Erik Brannstrom, Nikolas Brouillard, Dylan Coghlan, Wyatt Ege, Max Gottlieb, Nicolas Hague, Grant Hutton, Michael Kim, Dmitry Osipov, Alexey Solovyev, Keoni Texeira, Matthew Timms, Will Warm, Justin Wells

Goaltenders (5): Griffen Outhouse, Jiri Patera, Artur Pavliukov, Logan Thompson, Maksim Zhukov

ROSTER NOTES:
Patrick Bajkov: Had 78 points (29 G, 49 A) in 71 games in the 2016-17 season for the WHL’s Everett Silvertips.
Alex Barre-Boulet: Had 31 points (14 G, 17 A) in 20 games in the 2017 QMJHL Playoffs for the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada.
Jake Bischoff: Acquired in a trade with the New York Islanders on June 21, 2017 along with Mikhail Grabovski and a first-round pick during the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft.
Erik Brannstrom: Helped HV 71 win the Le Mat trophy as Swedish Hockey League champion in 2017. Selected by the Golden Knights in the first round (15th overall) of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.
Kenny Brooks: Born and raised in Las Vegas, he won the ECHL’s Kelly Cup with the Colorado Eagles in 2017.
Nikolas Brouillard: Won the QMJHL championship with the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies in 2016.
Nick Campoli: Won OJHL Top Prospect Award in 2016-17. Selected by the Golden Knights in the sixth round (158th overall) in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.
Dylan Coghlan: Had 53 points (15 G, 38 A) in 71 games in the 2016-17 season for the WHL’s Tri-City Americans.
Jack Dugan: Had 93 points (32 G, 61 A) in 47 games in 2016-17 season for Northwood School (NY). Selected by the Golden Knights in the fifth round (142nd overall) of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.
Reid Duke: Became the first-ever signed player in Vegas Golden Knights history on March 6, 2017.
Wyatt Ege: Named to WCHA (NCAA) All-Rookie Team for the 2015-16 season while playing for the University of Alaska-Anchorage.
Lucas Elvenes: Represented Sweden at the 2017 U18 World Championship and at the 2016 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament. Selected by the Golden Knights in the fifth round (127th overall) of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.
Cody Glass: Led the WHL’s Portland Winterhawks in points in 2016-17 season with 94 (32 G, 62 A) and assists with 62 in 69 games played. Selected by the Golden Knights in the first round (sixth overall) of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.
Max Gottlieb: Named to NCAA ECAC All-Rookie team in 2015-16 season.
Nicolas Hague: Led all Mississauga Steelheads (OHL) defensemen in goals (18) and points (46) in 65 games played during the 2016-17 season. Selected by the Golden Knights in the second round (34th overall) of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.
Jayden Halbgewachs: Had 101 points (50 G, 51 A) in 71 games in the 2016-17 season for the WHL’s Moose Jaw Warriors.
Brendan Harris: Had 98 points (23 G, 75 A) in 2016-17 season for the BCHL’s Wenatchee Wild.
Grant Hutton: Had 18 points (9 G, 9 A) in 36 games in 2016-17 season as alternate captain of Miami (OH).
Tomas Hyka: Had 38 points (17 G, 21 A) in 48 games for BK Mlada Boleslav in the Czech Extraliga in the 2016-17 season.
Ben Jones: Had 50 points (13 G, 37 A) in 63 games played for the OHL’s Niagara IceDogs in the 2016-17 season. Selected by the Golden Knights in the seventh round (189th overall) of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.
Michael Kim: Joined the NCAA’s Boston College in 2016 from the USPHL Premier’s Boston Jr. Bruins, where he had 27 points (5 G, 22 A) in 2015-16 season.
Keegan Kolesar: Acquired from the Columbus Blue Jackets in a trade on Saturday, June 24 in exchange for the 45th overall selection in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft
Jake Leschyshyn: Father Curtis Leschyshyn won the Stanley Cup with Colorado in 1996 and skated in 1,033 career NHL games with Nordiques, Avalanche, Capitals, Whalers, Hurricanes, Wild, and Senators. Selected by the Golden Knights in the second round (62nd overall) of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.
Josh Melnick: Had 27 points (9 G, 18 A) in 35 games as alternate captain of Miami (OH) in 2016-17 season.
Dmitry Osipov: Selected first overall in the 2013 CHL Import Draft by the Vancouver Giants (WHL).
Griffen Outhouse: Had the WHL’s best GAA (1.82) and SV% (.937) in the 2015-16 season for the Victoria Royals.
Jiri Patera: Had 2.61 GAA and 0.932 SV% in 38 games played for Ceske Budejovice Jr. in 2016-17 season. Selected by the Golden Knights in the sixth round (161st overall) of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.
Artur Pavliukov: Won a bronze medal with Lithuania at the 2017 Division IB World Championship.
Darian Romanko: Won the Robertson Cup (NAHL championship) in 2014-15 season for the Minnesota Wilderness.
Jonas Rondbjerg: Won bronze medal with Denmark at 2017 Division IA U18 World Championship, named top player on team. Selected by the Golden Knights in the third round (65th overall) of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.
Jake Slaker: Had 42 points (21 G, 21 A) in 57 games in 2015-16 season as captain of the USHL’s Bloomington Thunder.
Alexey Solovyev: Had 16 points (7 G, 3 A) in 31 games in 2016-17 season for Bentley (NCAA).
Martin Sundberg: Had 12 points (8 G, 4 A) in the 2016-17 season for the USHL’s Fargo Force.
Nick Suzuki: Won William Hanley Trophy in 2017 as the most sportsmanlike player in the OHL. Selected by the Golden Knights in the first round (13th overall) of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.
Keoni Texeira: Had 45 points (12 G, 33 A) in 72 games in the 2016-17 season for the WHL’s Portland Winterhawks.
Logan Thompson: Won the WHL Championship, alongside teammate and Golden Knights signee Reid Duke, in 2016 with the Brandon Wheat Kings.
Matthew Timms: Had 63 points (11 G, 52 A) in 68 games in the 2016-17 season for the OHL’s Peterborough Petes, a 42-point increase from the previous season.
Alex Tuch: Acquired in a trade with the Minnesota Wild on June 21, 2017 in exchange for a 2018 conditional third-round pick during the 2017 Expansion Draft. Originally drafted by the Wild in the first round (18th overall) of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.
Max Veronneau: Named to All-Ivy League Second Team in 2016-17 season.
Sebastian Vidmar: Named North American Hockey League MVP in 2014-15 with the Lone Star Brahmas.
Will Warm: Had 24 points (9 G, 15 A) in 67 games in the 2016-17 season for the WHL’s Edmonton Oil Kings
Justin Wells: Will play for Bowling Green State University for the 2017-18 season after getting 20 points (3 G, 17 A) in two full seasons with the USHL’s Sioux Falls Stampede.
Tyler Wong: Had 109 points (51 G, 51 A) in 69 games as captain of the WHL’s Lethbridge Hurricanes in the 2016-17 season.
Maksim Zhukov: Had a 2.63 GAA and 0.925 SV% in five games played for Russia at the 2017 U18 World Championship. Selected by the Golden Knights in the fourth round (96th overall) of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.

GOLDEN KNIGHTS 2017 DEVELOPMENT CAMP SCHEDULE AS OF JUNE 26:

(Times are subject to change)

Tuesday, June 27 (Las Vegas, NV)
WHERE: Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada
1501 N. Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89101
-Development Camp Community Service Appearance
-Team Grey Practice, 2:30 PM, Las Vegas Ice Center
-Team White Practice, 4:15 PM, Las Vegas Ice Center
-Select Golden Knights hockey operations representative available following Team White practice

Wednesday, June 28 (Las Vegas, NV)
-Team White Practice, 3:00 PM, Las Vegas Ice Center, Team White players available following practice
-Team Grey Practice, 5:15 PM, Las Vegas Ice Center, Team Grey players available following practice
-Select Golden Knights hockey operations representative available following Team Grey practice

Thursday, June 29 (Las Vegas, NV)
-Team White Practice, 9:15 AM, Las Vegas Ice Center, Team White players available following practice
-Team Grey Practice, 11:30 AM, Las Vegas Ice Center, Team Grey players available following practice
-Joint Scrimmage, 4:00 PM, Las Vegas Ice Center, both team’s players available following scrimmage
-Select Golden Knights hockey operations representative available following scrimmage

Friday, June 30 (Las Vegas, NV)
-Joint Scrimmage, 10:00 AM, Las Vegas Ice Center, both team’s players available following scrimmage
-Select Golden Knights hockey operations representative available following scrimmage

Saturday, July 1 (Las Vegas, NV)
-Joint Scrimmage, 10:15 AM, Las Vegas Ice Center, both team’s players available following scrimmage
-Select Golden Knights hockey operations representative available following scrimmage

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