Dozen Rockets off to NHL Training Camps

The Western Hockey League is proud to announce that 127 WHL players have been invited to attend NHL training camps in September.  All of the 127 players attending NHL camps are eligible to return to the WHL for the 2015-16 season.

The defending WHL champion Kelowna Rockets will send 12 players to NHL camps, the most of any WHL team.

Of the 127 WHL players set to attend NHL training camps, 81 were selected in the NHL Draft and 46 are free agent invitees or are eligible for the 2016 NHL Draft.

All 22 WHL Clubs will send at least one player to an NHL training camp. 

Members of the Rockets who are going to a pro camp this year:

Tyson Baillie, Calgary Flames, 2016

Madison Bowey, Washington Capitals, 2013

Rourke Chartier, San Jose Sharks, 2014

Leon Draisaitl, Edmonton Oilers, 2014

Tyrell Goulbourne, Philadelphia Flyers, 2013

Justin Kirkland, Nashville Predators, 2014

Cole Linaker, Edmonton Oilers, Free Agent

Nick Merkley, Arizona Coyotes, 2015

Josh Morrissey, Winnipeg Jets, 2013

Tomas Soustal, Calgary Flames, 2016

Devante Stephens, Buffalo Sabres, 2015

Jackson Whistle, Vancouver Canucks, Free Agent


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