Month: October 2014

Spruce Kings Forward Commits to UAA, Vees Pick Up Rights to WHL Veteran:

Prince George Spruce Kings F Jeremiah Luedtke (94) has secured a place to play once his junior hockey career ends as the Lynnwood, Washington product committed to the University of Alaska-Anchorage.

Luedtke, who tried out for the USHL’s Bloomington Thunder before returning to Prince George this past summer, is eighth in BCHL scoring this season with 22 points (6-16-22) in 17 games.

He’s the fifth player on the Spruce Kings roster with a college commitment. Check out PG’s release on Luedtke’s commitment here.
With the official confirmation of yesterday’s trade between by Penticton and Vernon, there’s a piece that the Vipers didn’t announce.

The BCHL posted the details of the trade, which sees the Vees pick up the Canadian Junior Hockey League rights to F Dakota Conroy (94) and future considerations for F Liam Finlay (97). Conroy is a veteran of 214 Western Hockey League games, posting 63 goals and 74 assists with Brandon, Victoria and Prince Albert.

It remains to be seen if Conroy ends up joining Penticton, but he is under suspension right now by the Raiders after leaving the team a couple of weeks ago to return home to Edmonton.

Prince Albert’s release on Conroy leaving the team is here. The Vees do currently have just 21 players on their roster, so they could add Conroy without making another move.

F Travis Ouellette (Penticton, 2008-09) has joined his second ECHL team this season. Ouellette was released by the Allen Americans last week and has landed with the Indy Fuel after signing as a free agent.

F Curtis McKenzie (Penticton, 2007-09) was sent down to the Texas Stars of the AHL by the Dallas Stars today. McKenzie appeared in two games with Dallas since being called up two weeks ago. The Stars release on McKenzie’s reassignment is here.

D Brandon Manning (Prince George, 2007-08) has been recalled by the Philadelphia Flyers. The Prince George product has a goal and four assists in six games with the AHL’s Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Their release on Manning’s call-up is here.

Merritt Blueliner Suspended, Vipers Swing a Pair of Deals, Spruce Kings and Kings Swap Vets:

The Merritt Centennials are without the services of D Jake Clifford (94) for six games after he was handed a suspension by the BCHL for an illegal blow to the head.

Clifford took the penalty late in the third period of Saturday’s 5-1 win over Powell River. The Brecksville, Ohio product sat out Tuesday’s 6-2 win over Chilliwack and is eligible to return to the Cents lineup on Tuesday, November 11 in Trail against the Smoke Eaters.

The Vernon Vipers made two adjustments to their roster on Tuesday. First, they sent D Ryley Booth (96) to Salmon Arm. Booth, who’s from nearby Armstrong, has four points (1-3-4) in ten games with the Snakes this season.

Second, Vipers GM and Head Coach Mark Ferner picked up F Liam Finlay (97) from the Penticton Vees for future considerations. Finlay is already committed to the University of Denver for the 2016-17 season. He has five points (1-4-5) in ten games with the Vees in 2014-15 thus far.

Finlay has a ton of offensive potential, as he averaged nearly 1.5 points-per-game through two seasons with the Okanagan Rockets in the BC Major Midget League. The 17-year-old from Kelowna had 101 points (27-74-101) in just 68 career BCMML games.

The Vipers release on the Booth trade is available here and on the Finlay acquisition here.

The BCHL’s two “regal” teams hooked up on a trade Tuesday as the Powell River Kings and Prince George Spruce Kings swapped veteran players.

The deal sees Powell River receive F Brent Lashuk (94) from the Spruce Kings while Prince George gets F Jarryd Leung (94) from the Kings.

Leung posted ten points (5-5-10) in 14 games with PR this season and Lashuk had the same for PG. However, Leung brings 31 games of playoff experience to the Spruce Kings, which is likely a big reason for Prince George making the move. It’s a deal that I like for both squads.
The Kings’ perspective on the trade is right here.

F Andrew Ebbett (Salmon Arm, 2001-02) was reassigned to the AHL’s Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins by the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday last week.

Ebbett was recalled from the Baby Pens a week ago, but didn’t get into any games with Pittsburgh. The Vernon native, who was the BCHL Interior Conference Rookie of the Year in 2002, has four points (1-3-4) in four games with WBS this season.

The Penguins release on Ebbett being sent down is here.

Kerfoot and Mackie Commit to NCAA Schools, CJHL Top 20 Released, Express Deal Veteran:

Coquitlam Express F Colton Kerfoot (96) is off to the same school his brother, Alex, attends. Kerfoot committed to Harvard University starting in September 2016.

Alex Kerfoot, who’s also a former Express, is in his second season at Harvard after posting 14 points (8-6-14) in 25 games as a freshman in 2013-14. 

Colton has seven points (4-3-7) in 15 games with Coquitlam this season. He had 86 points (38-48-86) in just 40 games with the Vancouver NW Giants of the BC Major Midget League last season. Express play-by-play man Eddie Gregory has more on his blog here.

Victoria Grizzlies F Jay Mackie (95) committed to Holy Cross for next fall. Mackie is third in Grizzlies scoring this season with 13 points (5-8-13) in 14 games.

The 19-year-old from Kingston, Ontario, notched 28 points (9-19-28) in 57 games as a rookie in Victoria last season.

More on Mackie’s commitment to the College of the Holy Cross is available from Jeff Cox on the SB Nation College Hockey Blog here.

The BCHL released its player of the week late Monday night, bestowing the honour on West Kelowna Warriors F Jonathan Desbiens. The 18-year-old had five points in three games for the Warriors. The BCHL’s release is here.

As for the rationale behind putting out a media release on a Monday night at 9:30, I’ll leave that to Penticton play-by-play announcer Fraser Rodgers, who posted the following on Twitter and actually got a retweet from the league!

The BCHL has suspended Surrey Eagles D Nicholas Beck (95) for what appears to be two games for abuse of an official.

I haven’t seen video of what happened, but on the box score for the Eagles 8-2 loss to Nanaimo on Sunday, Beck was assessed a game misconduct, which one can only deduce was the penalty that triggered the suspension.

Under the league’s discipline on the BCHL website, it states the following: 

Surrey Eagles Nicholas Beck is suspended 1 game for receiving a game misconduct abuse of an official

Surrey Eagles Nicholas Beck is suspended 1 game for abuse of an official

Not sure if it’s just a double post, or if Beck is actually out for two games.

The Canadian Junior Hockey League released its weekly Top 20 rankings on Monday morning and three BCHL teams are represented.

The Penticton Vees are the top ranked BCHL team in third (up one spot from last week). Nanaimo is up three spots from 17 to 14 since last week while Chilliwack drops from 11th to 16th. Check out the release from the CJHL on the Top 20 Rankings here.

There’s a new blog on the BCHL scene as Victoria Grizzlies broadcasters Tyler Bennett and Clay Cochrane have jumped into the fray. Check out the blog right here.

The Coquitlam Express continues to tinker with its roster as it looks to gain ground in the Mainland Division. Express GM and Head Coach Barry Wolff sent veteran D Austen Bietenbeck (95) to the Grande Prairie Storm of the Alberta Junior Hockey League.

Bietenbeck, who’s from Langley, has one assist in 11 games this season with Coquitlam. Overall, he’s tallied four assists in 67 career BCHL games.

The Surrey Eagles made more changes with their roster, this time signing former West Kelowna Warriors F Cole Plotnikoff (97) as a free agent.

Plotnikoff spent five games this season with the Warriors before being released earlier this month. He had one goal with West Kelowna. The Valley West Hawks alum joined Surrey just before its three game set this past weekend and has one goal thus far with the Eagles.

Plotnikoff’s career stats are available here.

The Anaheim Ducks recalled D Josh Manson (Salmon Arm, 2009-11) from the Norfolk Admirals of the American Hockey League on Monday.

Manson has one assist through seven games with Norfolk this season. He’s never played in an NHL game. Anaheim’s release on Manson’s call-up is here.

The AHL’s St. John’s IceCaps inked F Brodie Reid (Surrey, Burnaby, Penticton, 2005-09) to a try-out. The 25-year-old was loaned to the injury-depleted IceCaps by the Elmira Jackals of the East Coast Hockey League, where Reid has four points (1-3-4) in seven games in 2014-15. 
He spent the last three seasons with the Worcester Sharks of the AHL.

The BC Intercollegiate Hockey League announced its player of the week on Monday and University of Victoria F Adam Klein received the honours.

The former Port Moody Black Panthers forward had two goals and two assists in the Vikes 8-3 romp over SFU on Friday and also had a goal in UVIC’s 6-5 loss to Trinity Western University on Saturday. He now has 11 points (7-4-11) in six games.

The BCIHL’s release on the Player of the Week is here.

Vees Rookies Off to World U17 Challenge, BCHL Releases Suspension Details, Rivermen Make Another Deal:

The Penticton Vees, who are unbeaten in ten, are now without the services of  F Tyson Jost (98) and D Dante Fabbro (98) for the next seven games. Both players are representing Team Canada at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in Sarnia-Lambton, Ontario.

Fabbro is a member of Team Canada Red while Jost is a member of Team Canada White. The super rookies are two of only three junior A players selected to play for Canada at the tournament.
The latest the two could return to the Vees lineup is Friday, November 14th in Vernon against the Vipers.

The BCHL has made official the details of the suspensions stemming from the October 18th shenanigans between Vernon and West Kelowna. Both sides appealed a number of the suspensions and the league clarified the results of the appeals today.

  • D Ryley Booth – Two games for participating in a fight at the end of a period
  • D Brandon Egli – Two games for participating in a multiple-fight situation and two games for participating in a fight at the end of a period
  • F Riley Brandt –  Two games for third man in a fight, two games for participating in a multiple-fight situation, and two games for participating in a fight at the end of a period
  • G Danny Todosychuk – Two games for participating in a multiple-fight situation, two games for fighting at the end of a period, and two games for goaltender involved in a fight. 
  • GM and Head Coach Mark Ferner – One game for his club participating in three fights during the same stoppage. 
West Kelowna: 
  • F Kyle Marino – Two games for participating in a fight at the end of a period
  • F Brett Mennear – Two games for participating in a multiple-fight situation and two games for participating in a fight at the end of a period
  • F Kade Kehoe – Two games for participating in a multiple-fight situation and two games for participating in a fight at the end of a period
  • GM and Head Coach Rylan Ferster –  One game for his club participating in three fights during the same stoppage.

Langley continues to reshape its roster as the Rivermen traded F Will Cook (94) to the Wellington Dukes of the Ontario Junior Hockey League for future considerations. 
Cook had five points (3-2-5) in 10 games with the Rivermen this season after putting up 40 points (12-28-40) in 2013-14. 
The trade is a move closer to home for the 20-year-old, as Wellington is four hours from his listed hometown of Port Stanley, Ontario.
The Surrey Eagles have added another WHL prospect to their roster. The Eagles signed F Spencer Meyer (96) after he was released by the Spokane Chiefs two weeks ago.

Meyer, who’s from Surrey, has no points and 37 penalty minutes in 32 career Western Hockey League games with Prince Albert, Lethbridge, and Spokane. He has one goal through two games with the Eagles thus far this season.

Vees Boss Fred Harbinson Hits 300 Wins, Caps and Rivermen Make Big Trade:

My apologies for the lack of posts here on the blog in the last little while. With all that I’m juggling professionally, plus family life, it makes it difficult to find time to post, although I hope to be more consistent.

You’ll also notice a bit of a new format on the blog as I try to summarize the goings on in the BCHL and BC Intercollegiate Hockey League each day. I’ll definitely still have the odd post focused on one topic, but I thought I’d give this a try as there are a number of sports blogs I like which follow a similar format. I also hope that creating content this way will help provide you with a hub for the news I usually provide and more.

As usual, for the most update info, please follow me on Twitter (@Brian_Wiebe), and thanks so much for reading.

Penticton GM and Head Coach Fred Harbinson reached the 300 win plateau in the BCHL with the Vees 1-0 win over Vernon on Saturday night. Dante Fabbro had the lone goal for Penticton while Hunter Miska made 29 saves. It’s the Vees ninth straight win. As for Harbinson, his record since joining Penticton prior to the 2007-08 season is now 300-93-7-26.

The Vees official write up on the game is available here.

The Langley Rivermen nabbed F Colton Kehler (97) and re-acquired D Charlie Pelnik (94) from the Cowichan Capitals on Friday in exchange for F Darian Craighead (97) and F Brendan Gulka (94).

Craighead was suspended by the Rivermen earlier this month for leaving the team and had an immediate impact in Cowichan, scoring twice in his debut in a 3-2 loss to Alberni Valley. He also had a goal in Saturday’s 6-5 overtime win against West Kelowna. Gulka should add some solid leadership and secondary scoring to the Capitals.

Pelnik returns to Langley after playing only 13 games with the Capitals. The 19-year-old from Cary, NC, was traded to Cowichan back in August by the Rivermen. Kehler, who holds the BC Major Midget League record for goals in a season, could wind up being a key offensive catalyst for Langley as he gains more experience in the BCHL.

The Rivermen media release on the trade is here and the Capitals take on the deal is here.

The Coquitlam Express signed D Cole Bevan (96) after he was released by the WHL’s Saskatoon Blades. Bevan, who’s from Surrey, was acquired by the Blades from the Swift Current Broncos back on September 30th, but only played one game with Saskatoon.

Meanwhile, former Express G Pierce Dushenko (95) has shown up on the roster of the Alberta Junior Hockey League’s Whitecourt Wolverines. Neither the BCHL nor the AJHL websites show that Dushenko was traded. Either he was released by Coquitlam and signed by the Wolverines or a trade occurred that hasn’t been reported.

F Alex Jackstadt (94) is no longer on the roster of the Powell River Kings. He had a goal and an assist in six games with the Kings this season after being recruited from the USHL’s Fargo Force. 

Jackstadt has re-joined the Kenai River Brown Bears of the North American Hockey League, where he played during the 2012-13 season. He has an assist through two games with Kenai River thus far this season.

D James Isaacs (Powell River, 2007-08) has signed with the Dundee Stars (EIHL) for the remainder of the 2014-15 season. He had a goal and four assists in 16 games with Dundee last season. Isaacs signed with the Kalamazoo Wings back in July, but was released a week and a half ago.

30 BCHL Alumni on NHL Opening Night Rosters:

The National Hockey League published each team’s opening day roster on its website this morning and there are 30 former BCHL players featured.

In all, 22 of the NHL’s 30 teams have a former BCHLer on their roster. With three, the Ottawa Senators and Dallas Stars have the most former BCHLers featured.
No doubt there will be other BCHL alumni to play in the NHL this season as they are called up from the minors.

I’ve noted each BCHL alumni on the rosters in bold italics below. As always, any corrections, comments, etc. are encouraged in the comments section.

NEW YORK — Following are NHL club rosters, as of 10 a.m., Eastern time today. Some players who recently have agreed to terms with their respective clubs but whose contracts had not yet been approved by the League are not included. The 2014-15 regular season begins tonight with four games.

Anaheim Ducks
Bryan Allen, Frederik Andersen, Francois Beauchemin, Matt Beleskey, Andrew Cogliano, Emerson Etem, Mark Fistric, Cam Fowler, Ryan Getzlaf, John Gibson, Tim Jackman, William Karlsson, Ryan Kesler, Hampus Lindholm, Ben Lovejoy, Patrick Maroon, Corey Perry, Rickard Rakell, Jakob Silfverberg, Devante Smith-Pelly, Clayton Stoner, Nate Thompson, Sami Vatanen.

Injured: Dany Heatley, Jaycob Megna, Kyle Palmieri, Sheldon Souray, Shea Theodore.

Arizona Coyotes
Mikkel Boedker, Kyle Chipchura, B.J. Crombeen, Shane Doan, Devan Dubnyk, Oliver Ekman-Larsson, Martin Erat, Sam Gagner, Martin Hanzal, Justin Hodgman, Rob Klinkhammer, Lauri Korpikoski, Brandon McMillan, Zbynek Michalek, David Moss, Connor Murphy, David Schlemko, Mike Smith, Michael Stone, Chris Summers, Antoine Vermette, Joe Vitale, Keith Yandle.

Injured: Michael Lee.

Boston Bruins
Matt Bartkowski, Patrice Bergeron, Zdeno Chara, Craig Cunningham, Loui Eriksson, Brian Ferlin, Matt Fraser, Dougie Hamilton, Chris Kelly, Torey Krug, Milan Lucic, Brad Marchand, Adam McQuaid, Kevan Miller, Daniel Paille, Tuukka Rask, Bobby Robins, Dennis Seidenberg, Reilly Smith, Carl Soderberg, Ryan Spooner, Malcolm Subban, Niklas Svedberg.

Injured: Anthony Camara, Gregory Campbell, David Krejci, Marc Savard.

Buffalo Sabres
Andre Benoit, Nicolas Deslauriers, Tyler Ennis, Jhonas Enroth, Brian Flynn, Marcus Foligno, Brian Gionta, Zemgus Girgensons, Josh Gorges, Cody Hodgson, Cody McCormick, Andrej Meszaros, Torrey Mitchell, Matt Moulson, Tyler Myers, Michal Neuvirth, Sam Reinhart, Rasmus Ristolainen, Drew Stafford, Chris Stewart, Tyson Strachan, Mike Weber, Nikita Zadorov.

Injured: Nicholas Baptiste, Matt Hackett, Patrick Kaleta, Johan Larsson, Jake McCabe, Mark Pysyk.

Calgary Flames
Mikael Backlund, Brandon Bollig, Lance Bouma, T.J. Brodie, Paul Byron, Joe Colborne, Raphael Diaz, Deryk Engelland, Johnny Gaudreau, Mark Giordano, Curtis Glencross, Jonas Hiller, Jiri Hudler, David Jones, Brian McGrattan, Sean Monahan, Karri Ramo, Mason Raymond, Kris Russell, Devin Setoguchi, Ladislav Smid, Matt Stajan, Dennis Wideman.

Injured: Sam Bennett, Emile Poirier, Corey Potter.

Carolina Hurricanes
Brett Bellemore, Patrick Brown, Patrick Dwyer, Justin Faulk, Nathan Gerbe, Tim Gleason, Ron Hainsey, Jay Harrison, Anton Khudobin, John-Michael Liles, Elias Lindholm, Brad Malone, Jay McClement, Ryan Murphy, Riley Nash, Victor Rask, Andrej Sekera, Alexander Semin, Jeff Skinner, Eric Staal, Chris Terry, Jiri Tlusty, Cam Ward.

Injured: Jordan Staal.

Chicago Blackhawks
Bryan Bickell, Daniel Carcillo, Corey Crawford, Kyle Cumiskey, Niklas Hjalmarsson, Marian Hossa, Patrick Kane, Duncan Keith, Marcus Kruger, Jeremy Morin, Johnny Oduya, Antti Raanta, Brad Richards, Michal Rozsival, David Rundblad, Brandon Saad, Brent Seabrook, Patrick Sharp, Andrew Shaw, Ben Smith, Jonathan Toews, Trevor Van Riemsdyk, Kris Versteeg.

Injured: Brandon Mashinter.

Colorado Avalanche
Tyson Barrie, Reto Berra, Daniel Briere, Marc-Andre Cliche, Matt Duchene, Dennis Everberg, Nate Guenin, Jan Hejda, Nick Holden, Jarome Iginla, Erik Johnson, Gabriel Landeskog, Nathan MacKinnon, Cody McLeod, Ryan O’Reilly, Zach Redmond, Brad Stuart, Maxime Talbot, Alex Tanguay, Semyon Varlamov, Ryan Wilson, Jesse Winchester.

Injured: Patrick Bordeleau, Jamie McGinn, John Mitchell, Ben Street, Tomas Vincour.

Columbus Blue Jackets
Artem Anisimov, Cam Atkinson, Sergei Bobrovsky, Jared Boll, Matt Calvert, Michael Chaput, Adam Cracknell, Marko Dano, Tim Erixon, Nick Foligno, Cody Goloubef, Scott Hartnell, Jack Johnson, Mark Letestu, Curtis McElhinney, Dalton Prout, David Savard, Jack Skille, Corey Tropp, Fedor Tyutin, Alexander Wennberg, James Wisniewski.

Injured: Brandon Dubinsky, Brian Gibbons, Nathan Horton, Boone Jenner, Sonny Milano, Ryan Murray.

Non-Roster: Ryan Johansen (pending immigration clearance)

Dallas Stars
Jamie Benn, Jordie Benn, Erik Cole, Kevin Connauton, Trevor Daley, Brenden Dillon, Cody Eakin, Patrick Eaves, Vernon Fiddler, Ryan Garbutt, Alex Goligoski, Ales Hemsky, Shawn Horcoff, Kari Lehtonen, Anders Lindback, Patrik Nemeth, Valeri Nichushkin, Jamie Oleksiak, Antoine Roussel, Colton Sceviour, Tyler Seguin, Jason Spezza.

Injured: Sergei Gonchar, Rich Peverley.

Detroit Red Wings
Justin Abdelkader, Joakim Andersson, Daniel Cleary, Danny DeKeyser, Jonathan Eriksson, Johan Franzen, Luke Glendening, Jonas Gustavsson, Darren Helm, Jimmy Howard, Tomas Jurco, Jakub Kindl, Niklas Kronwall, Brian Lashoff, Drew Miller, Andrej Nestrasil, Gustav Nyquist, Kyle Quincey, Riley Sheahan, Brendan Smith, Tomas Tatar, Stephen Weiss, Henrik Zetterberg.

Injured: Pavel Datsyuk, Anthony Mantha, Andy Miele.

Edmonton Oilers
Will Acton, Mark Arcobello, Leon Draisaitl, Jordan Eberle, Viktor Fasth, Mark Fayne, Andrew Ference, Boyd Gordon, Taylor Hall, Matt Hendricks, Brad Hunt, Jesse Joensuu, Oscar Klefbom, Nikita Nikitin, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Darnell Nurse, David Perron, Jeff Petry, Benoit Pouliot, Teddy Purcell, Justin Schultz, Ben Scrivens, Nail Yakupov.

Injured: Brandon Davidson, Luke Gazdic.

Florida Panthers
Aleksander Barkov, Sean Bergenheim, Nick Bjugstad, Dave Bolland, Brad Boyes, Brian Campbell, Aaron Ekblad, Tomas Fleischmann, Erik Gudbranson, Jimmy Hayes, Jonathan Huberdeau, Jussi Jokinen, Tomas Kopecky, Dmitry Kulikov, Roberto Luongo, Derek MacKenzie, Willie Mitchell, Al Montoya, Dylan Olsen, Brandon Pirri, Colby Robak, Shawn Thornton, Scottie Upshall.

Injured: Blake Parlett.

Los Angeles Kings
Andy Andreoff, Dustin Brown, Jeff Carter, Kyle Clifford, Drew Doughty, Marian Gaborik, Matt Greene, Martin Jones, Dwight King, Anze Kopitar, Trevor Lewis, Alec Martinez, Brayden McNabb, Jake Muzzin, Jordan Nolan, Tanner Pearson, Jonathan Quick, Robyn Regehr, Mike Richards, Jarret Stoll, Tyler Toffoli, Slava Voynov, Justin Williams.

Injured: Andrew Bodnarchuk.

Minnesota Wild
Niklas Backstrom, Keith Ballard, Stu Bickel, Jonas Brodin, Kyle Brodziak, Matt Cooke, Charlie Coyle, Matt Dumba, Christian Folin, Mikael Granlund, Erik Haula, Mikko Koivu, Darcy Kuemper, Nino Niederreiter, Zach Parise, Jason Pominville, Nate Prosser, Marco Scandella, Jared Spurgeon, Ryan Suter, Thomas Vanek, Jason Zucker.

Injured: Justin Fontaine.

Montreal Canadiens
Nathan Beaulieu, Michael Bournival, Rene Bourque, David Desharnais, Lars Eller, Alexei Emelin, Alex Galchenyuk, Brendan Gallagher, Tom Gilbert, Manny Malhotra, Andrei Markov, Travis Moen, Max Pacioretty, Pierre-Alexandre Parenteau, Tomas Plekanec, Carey Price, Brandon Prust, Jiri Sekac, P.K. Subban, Jarred Tinordi, Dustin Tokarski, Mike Weaver, Dale Weise.

Injured: Connor Crisp, Stefan Fournier, Jeremy Gregoire, Michael McCarron, Jack Nevins, Dalton Thrower.

Nashville Predators
Victor Bartley, Taylor Beck, Gabriel Bourque, Rich Clune, Mattias Ekholm, Ryan Ellis, Filip Forsberg, Paul Gaustad, Carter Hutton, Calle Jarnkrok, Olli Jokinen, Seth Jones, Roman Josi, James Neal, Eric Nystrom, Mike Ribeiro, Pekka Rinne, Derek Roy, Craig Smith, Anton Volchenkov, Shea Weber, Colin Wilson.

Injured: Patrick Cehlin, Matt Cullen, Mike Fisher, Viktor Stalberg.

New Jersey Devils
Damien Brunner, Mike Cammalleri, Scott Clemmensen, Ryane Clowe, Patrik Elias, Eric Gelinas, Stephen Gionta, Andy Greene, Martin Havlat, Adam Henrique, Jaromir Jagr, Jacob Josefson, Adam Larsson, Jon Merrill, Tuomo Ruutu, Michael Ryder, Bryce Salvador, Cory Schneider, Damon Severson, Travis Zajac, Marek Zidlicky, Dainius Zubrus.

Injured: None.

New York Islanders
Josh Bailey, Eric Boulton, Johnny Boychuk, Casey Cizikas, Cal Clutterbuck, Cory Conacher, Matt Donovan, Mikhail Grabovski, Jaroslav Halak, Travis Hamonic, Thomas Hickey, Chad Johnson, Nikolay Kulemin, Nick Leddy, Matt Martin, Colin McDonald, Brock Nelson, Frans Nielsen, Kyle Okposo, Griffin Reinhart, Brian Strait, Ryan Strome, John Tavares.

Injured: Matt Carkner, Jason Clark, Calvin De Haan, Michael Grabner, Lubomir Visnovsky.

New York Rangers
Dan Boyle, Derick Brassard, Anthony Duclair, Jesper Fast, Dan Girardi, Tanner Glass, Carl Hagelin, Matt Hunwick, Kevin Klein, Chris Kreider, Henrik Lundqvist, Ryan Malone, Ryan McDonagh, J.T. Miller, Dominic Moore, John Moore, Rick Nash, Martin St. Louis, Marc Staal, Lee Stempniak, Cam Talbot, Mats Zuccarello.

Injured: Kevin Hayes, Derek Stepan.

Ottawa Senators
Craig Anderson, Mark Borowiecki, Cody Ceci, Alex Chiasson, Erik Condra, Jared Cowen, Colin Greening, Eric Gryba, Mike Hoffman, Erik Karlsson, Curtis Lazar, David Legwand, Robin Lehner, Clarke MacArthur, Milan Michalek, Chris Neil, Chris Phillips, Bobby Ryan, Zack Smith, Mark Stone, Kyle Turris, Patrick Wiercioch, Mika Zibanejad.

Injured: Marc Methot.

Philadelphia Flyers
Jason Akeson, Pierre-Edouard Bellemare, Braydon Coburn, Sean Couturier, Michael Del Zotto, Ray Emery, Claude Giroux, Nicklas Grossmann, Blair Jones, Vincent Lecavalier, Andrew MacDonald, Steve Mason, Michael Raffl, Matt Read, Zac Rinaldo, Brayden Schenn, Luke Schenn, Nick Schultz, Wayne Simmonds, Mark Streit, R.J. Umberger, Jakub Voracek.

Injured: Matthew Konan, Chris Pronger, Kimmo Timonen, Ryan White.

Pittsburgh Penguins
Craig Adams, Beau Bennett, Robert Bortuzzo, Blake Comeau, Sidney Crosby, Simon Despres, Steve Downie, Pascal Dupuis, Christian Ehrhoff, Marc-Andre Fleury, Marcel Goc, Thomas Greiss, Patric Hornqvist, Kasperi Kapanen, Chris Kunitz, Kris Letang, Olli Maatta, Evgeni Malkin, Paul Martin, Rob Scuderi, Nick Spaling, Brandon Sutter.

Injured: Nick Drazenovic, Derrick Pouliot.

St. Louis Blues
Jake Allen, David Backes, Patrik Berglund, Jay Bouwmeester, Ian Cole, Brian Elliott, Barret Jackman, Maxim Lapierre, Jori Lehtera, Jordan Leopold, Joakim Lindstrom, T.J. Oshie, Steve Ott, Magnus Paajarvi, Alex Pietrangelo, Chris Porter, Ryan Reaves, Jaden Schwartz, Kevin Shattenkirk, Paul Stastny, Alex Steen, Vladimir Tarasenko.

Injured: Joel Edmundson, Benn Ferriero, Carl Gunnarsson, Jani Hakanpaa.

San Jose Sharks
Justin Braun, Mike Brown, Adam Burish, Brent Burns, Logan Couture, Jason Demers, Andrew Desjardins, Scott Hannan, Eriah Hayes, Tomas Hertl, Matt Irwin, Patrick Marleau, Tye McGinn, Mirco Mueller, Antti Niemi, Matt Nieto, Joe Pavelski, John Scott, Alex Stalock, Joe Thornton, Chris Tierney, Marc-Edouard Vlasic, Tommy Wingels.

Injured: Barclay Goodrow, Tyler Kennedy, James Sheppard, Raffi Torres.

Tampa Bay Lightning
Mark Barberio, Ben Bishop, Brian Boyle, Eric Brewer, J.T. Brown, Ryan Callahan, Matt Carle, Brett Connolly, Jonathan Drouin, Valtteri Filppula, Jason Garrison, Radko Gudas, Victor Hedman, Tyler Johnson, Alex Killorn, Slater Koekkoek, Evgeni Nabokov, Vladislav Namestnikov, Ondrej Palat, Richard Panik, Steven Stamkos, Anton Stralman, Andrei Vasilevskiy.

Injured: Brenden Morrow, Mattias Ohlund.

Toronto Maple Leafs
Carter Ashton, Jonathan Bernier, Troy Bodie, Tyler Bozak, David Clarkson, Matt Frattin, Jake Gardiner, Peter Holland, Nazem Kadri, Phil Kessel, Leo Komarov, Brandon Kozun, Josh Leivo, Joffrey Lupul, Stuart Percy, Dion Phaneuf, Roman Polak, James Reimer, Morgan Rielly, Stephane Robidas, Mike Santorelli, James Van Riemsdyk, Daniel Winnik.

Injured: David Booth, Cody Franson.

Vancouver Canucks
Kevin Bieksa, Nick Bonino, Alexandre Burrows, Derek Dorsett, Alexander Edler, Dan Hamhuis, Jannik Hansen, Chris Higgins, Zack Kassian, Eddie Lack, Shawn Matthias, Ryan Miller, Brad Richardson, Luca Sbisa, Daniel Sedin, Henrik Sedin, Tom Sestito, Ryan Stanton, Chris Tanev, Linden Vey, Radim Vrbata, Yannick Weber.

Injured: Frank Corrado, Bo Horvat.

Washington Capitals
Karl Alzner, Nicklas Backstrom, Troy Brouwer, Chris Brown, Andre Burakovsky, John Carlson, Jason Chimera, John Erskine, Eric Fehr, Mike Green, Jack Hillen, Braden Holtby, Marcus Johansson, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Brooks Laich, Michael Latta, Matt Niskanen, Brooks Orpik, Alex Ovechkin, Justin Peters, Nate Schmidt, Chandler Stephenson, Joel Ward.

Injured: Jay Beagle, Dmitry Orlov, Edward Pasquale, Aaron Volpatti, Tom Wilson.

Winnipeg Jets
Zach Bogosian, Dustin Byfuglien, Grant Clitsome, Tobias Enstrom, Michael Frolik, T.J. Galiardi, Matt Halischuk, Michael Hutchinson, Evander Kane, Andrew Ladd, Bryan Little, Adam Lowry, Adam Pardy, Ondrej Pavelec, Anthony Peluso, Mathieu Perreault, Paul Postma, Mark Scheifele, Jim Slater, Mark Stuart, Chris Thorburn, Jacob Trouba, Blake Wheeler.

Injured: Patrice Cormier, Eric O’Dell.