Following the conclusion of the 2017 NHL Draft in Chicago, eleven current Petes are taking part in NHL Development Camps over the next few weeks, along with one recently graduated player and multiple Petes prospects.
Development camps offer new and returning draftees, as well as free agents, a taste of NHL-level hockey and players an opportunity to showcase themselves in hopes of receiving an invitation to the teams’ main camps in September.
The following players have received invites to development camps either as a draftee or free agent:
|Player||NHL Team||Draft Info||Camp Dates|
|Jonathan Ang||Florida Panthers||2016 – Rd. 4 (#94)||June 27-30|
|Logan DeNoble||Toronto Maple Leafs||Free Agent||July 6-TBD|
|Cole Fraser||Detroit Red Wings||2017 – Rd. 5 (#131)||July 7-11|
|Zach Gallant||Detroit Red Wings||2017 – Rd. 3 (#83)||July 7-11|
|Nick Isaacson||Vancouver Canucks||Free Agent||July 4-6|
|Nikita Korostelev||Toronto Maple Leafs||Free Agent||July 6-TBD|
|Chris Paquette||Tampa Bay Lightning||2016 – Rd. 5 (#148)||June 27-July 1|
|Matt Spencer||Tampa Bay Lightning||2015 – Rd. 2 (#44)||June 27-July 1|
|Jonne Tammela||Tampa Bay Lightning||2015 – Rd. 4 (#118)||June 27-July 1|
|Matt Timms||Vegas Golden Knights||Free Agent||June 27-July 1|
|Dylan Wells||Edmonton Oilers||2016 – Rd. 4 (#123)||July 1-5|
— Peterborough Petes (@PetesOHLhockey) June 27, 2017
Recent Petes graduate Steve Lorentz will attend the Carolina Hurricanes Development Camp, while prospects Matt Cairns (Edmonton), Cameron Crotty (Arizona), Bobby Dow (Tampa Bay), and Bryce Misley (Minnesota) are expected to attend camps after being selected in their respected drafts or as free agents.