Goalie: Brandon Halverson, Jacob Smith, Taylor Dupuis*
Forward: Zach Braitina, Camerson Askew, Artem Artemov, Anthony DiFrusica, Adam Brooks, Jayden Hart, Ryan Gropp, Brad Morrison, Hayden Hodgson, Brandon Lindberg, Mark Simpsons, Keegan Iverson, Adam Tambellini.
Defense: Ryan Graves, Turner Ottenbreit, Brady Skjei, Calle Andersson, Ryan Mantha, Jerret Smith, Petr Zamorsky, Sergey Zborosvskiy.
The Rangers will play:
- Friday September 11 at 3:30PM against the Wild
- Saturday September 12 at 7:30PM against St. Louis
- Monday September 14 at 3:30PM against Columbus
- Tuesday September 15 TBA
For coverage of the Traverse City tournament through the years, click HERE.
*Added on 9/8/15
From the Rangers:
NEW YORK, August 31, 2015 – Today, the New York Rangers announced their roster for the 2015 Traverse City Tournament in Traverse City, Michigan. The Blueshirts are making their ninth consecutive appearance in the eight-team tournament, which is set to begin on Friday, September 11.
New York’s roster features 23 prospects, including three of the team’s selections in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft: Ryan Gropp, Sergey Zborovskiy, and Brad Morrison. The roster also features defenseman Brady Skjei, who was selected by the Rangers in the first round of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft and is participating in the Traverse City Tournament for the first time.
Five of the prospects on the roster also represented the Rangers at the 2014 Traverse City Tournament, including Traverse City, Michigan native Brandon Halverson. In addition, 13 players on the Rangers’ roster for the 2015 Traverse City Tournament also participated in the team’s annual Prospect Development Camp this summer.
The Rangers are one of four teams that comprise the Ted Lindsay Division, along with the Columbus Blue Jackets, Minnesota Wild, and St. Louis Blues. The Blueshirts begin the tournament with a contest against Minnesota on Friday, September 11 at 3:30 p.m. New York will face the Blues on Saturday, September 12 at 7:30 p.m. and the Blue Jackets on Monday, September 14 at 3:30 p.m. Following their three round-robin games, the Rangers will have a placement game against a team from the Gordie Howe Division on Tuesday, September 15.
In the eight years the Rangers have previously participated in the Traverse City Tournament, they have reached the Championship Game twice and won the tournament in 2007. Current Blueshirts such as Ryan McDonagh, Derek Stepan, Marc Staal, J.T. Miller, and Kevin Hayes all represented the team at the tournament in recent years.
2015 Traverse City Prospects Tournament – Rangers Schedule
|Friday||September 11||Minnesota||3:30 p.m.|
|Saturday||September 12||St. Louis||7:30 p.m.|
|Monday||September 14||Columbus||3:30 p.m.|
|Tuesday||September 15||Placement Game||TBD|