On Thursday, the Blackhawks assigned goaltender Alexis Gravel to the Halifax Mooseheads ahead of the team’s QMJHL season opener.
Chicago is expect to make more roster cuts after its home game Saturday against Boston at the United Center. The Blackhawks’ AHL affiliate, the Rockford IceHogs, begin their first training camp under head coach Derek King on Sunday at the BMO Harris Bank Center.
Chicago now has 28 forwards, 16 defensemen and five goaltenders in camp.
Forwards: Drake Caggiula, Ryan Carpenter, Kirby Dach, Alex DeBrincat, MacKenzie Entwistle, Alexandre Fortin, Brandon Hagel, Mikael Hakkarainen, Matthew Highmore, Reese Johnson, David Kampf, Patrick Kane, Dominik Kubalik, Philipp Kurashev, Jacob Nilsson, Alex Nylander, Brendan Perlini, John Quenneville, Brandon Saad, Aleksi Saarela, Andrew Shaw, Dylan Sikura, Tyler Sikura*, Zack Smith, Dylan Strome, Jonathan Toews, Kris Versteeg*, Anton Wedin
Defensemen: Nicolas Beaudin, Adam Boqvist, Lucas Carlsson, Carl Dahlstrom, Calvin de Haan, Dennis Gilbert, Erik Gustafsson, Philip Holm, Duncan Keith, Chad Krys, Olli Maatta, Connor Murphy, Jack Ramsey*, Brent Seabrook, Joni Tuulola
Goaltenders: Corey Crawford, Collin Delia, Kevin Lankinen, Robin Lehner, Matt Tomkins*