The NHL Prospects Tournament returns to Traverse City for the 16th season, running from Friday, Sept. 12 through Tuesday, Sept. 16.
The eight-team tournament includes the Red Wings, Buffalo Sabres, Carolina Hurricanes, Columbus Blue Jackets, Dallas Stars, Minnesota Wild, New York Rangers and St. Louis Blues.
Over the tournament’s history, 440 players have gone on to skate in at least one NHL game, including six who skated with the Red Wings during the 2013-14 season: Tomas Jurco, Alexey Marchenko, Xavier Ouellet, Teemu Pulkkinen, Riley Sheahan and Ryan Sproul.
$10 General Admission Tickets (one day pass, all games) available for Sept. 12-13, 15-16, www.centreice.org or 231.933.7465.
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