Ten Thunderbirds Players Attending NHL Development Camps

Ten Thunderbirds players are attending NHL Development Camps

KENT, July 11, 2022 – Ten Thunderbirds players are attending NHL Development camps this week, including two first round draft picks from the 2022 NHL draft.

Defenseman Kevin Korchinski (Chicago Blackhawks) and forward Reid Schaefer (Edmonton Oilers) selected 7th and 32nd respectively in the 2022 NHL Draft, will attend their draft clubs camps.

Forward Jordan Gustafson, selected by the Vegas Golden Knights 79th overall in the 2022 NHL Draft and forward Jared Davidson selected by the Montreal Canadians 130th overall in the 2022 NHL Draft will also join their draft clubs camps.

Goaltender Thomas Milic who is undrafted will be attending the Minnesota Wilds camp, forward Conner Roulette drafted by Dallas 111th overall in 2021 is attending the Stars camp, forward Lucas Ciona is in Calgary for the Flames camp after being drafted 173rd overall in 2021 and forward Matthew Rempe is in New York for the Rangers camp after signing a three-year entry level contract with the Rangers in November.

Forwards Lukas Svejkovsky and Henrik Rybinksi, who both aged out of the Western Hockey League after this past season, are attending the camps of their signed teams. Svejkovsky is with the Pittsburgh Penguins after signing in April and Rybinksi is in Washington after signing with the Capitals in March.

“We are extremely proud of our players, seeing all their hard work payoff” says General Manager Bil La Forge. “Our coaching staff and development staff work tirelessly with each player to help them reach their goals on and off the ice”


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