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Prospects Camp, Day 2


July's "Insider" chronicles the second day of prospect came from Victoria, B.C.

"It was an earlier start this morning as the players headed over to the rink for a warm-up workout in preparation for tonight's scrimmage. The sunshine and blue skies we'd been enjoying until now has given way to rain, and according to the locals it's the first rain in almost two months. Lucky us! I find it hard to believe, though, that they haven’t been getting any rain here in the Pacific Northwest.

Rewinding a bit, the team enjoyed a steak dinner in the members-only clubhouse at Bear Mountain last night, with the entertainment provided by Len Barrie's father, Len Sr. The elder Barrie kept everyone in the room on their toes with NHL trivia that even had trivia buff Barry Melrose scratching his head.

Back to today – this morning’s sessions were lighter than yesterday, with each team doing some on-ice work and off-ice work before heading back to the resort. After a quick lunch it was time for the Bolts to tend to some business, with Steven Stamkos officially signing on the dotted line on a three-year rookie contract during a press conference at the Westin Bear Mountain. There were smiles all around as Stamkos was joined onstage by Owners Len Barrie and Oren Koules, vice president of hockey operations Brian Lawton and head coach Barry Melrose. Part owner Russell Belinsky, a business partner of Koules’ from California, also made an appearance."


37 Boyle, Daryl D 6'1 193 Brandon (WHL)/Norfolk (AHL)
21 Fadden, Mitch C 5'11 175 Lethbridge (WHL)
35 Helenius, Riku G 6'3 202 Seattle (WHL)
32 Jackson, Scott D 6'4 213 Seattle (WHL)
40 Jung, Torrie G 6'1 182 Kelowna (WHL)
49 Killorn, Alexander C 6'0 185 Deerfield Acadamy (MA-HS)
46 Leavold, Brady RW 5'10 194 Kelowna (WHL)
14 Lee, Derek C 5'9 154 Salmon Arm (BCHL)
55 Marshall, Matt C/RW 6'1 185 Noble & Greenough HS (MA-HS)
61 Procyshen, Taylor RW 5'8 165 Tri-Cities (WHL)
19 Quick, Kevin D 6'0 175 Norfolk (AHL)/Michigan (CCHA)
71 Rogers, Andy D 6'5 206 Norfolk (AHL)/Mississippi (ECHL)
91 Stamkos, Steven C 6'1 196 Sarnia (OHL)
36 Ward, Michael D 6'3 196 Lewiston (QMJHL)
56 Wright, James           C 6'3 180 Vancouver (WHL)


33 Aquino, Luciano LW    5'10 200 Ft. Wayne (IHL)
7 Barberio, Mark D 6'0 201 Moncton (QMJHL)
3 Barrie, Tyson D 5'9 180 Kelowna (WHL)
4 Courtnall, Justin LW 6'3 185 Victoria (BCHL)
16 De Coste, Kyle RW 6'1 178 Brampton (OHL)
30 Grieco, Anthony G 6'1 187 Mississauga (OHL)
24 Kaufman, Chris D 6'3 200 Bakersfield (ECHL)/Robert Morris U.
38 Lawrence, Chri RW 6'4 199 Norfolk (AHL)
2 Marsh, Tyson D 6'1 215 Columbia (ECHL)/Rockford (AHL)
39 Pighin, Evan RW 5'10 191 Chilliwack (WHL)
34 Szcezechura, Paul C 5'11 190 Norfolk (AHL)/Iowa (AHL)
17 Todd, Daine C 5'10 168 Medicine Hat (WHL)
74 Vlassopoulos, Andreas LW 5'11 180 Colorado College (WCHA)
77 Wishart, Ty D 6'5 203 Moose Jaw (WHL)/ Worcester (AHL)

[Last modified: Sunday, August 16, 2009 4:38pm]


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