Florida Panthers prospects to take part in four-team September rookie tournament in Estero

Rookie Cats will do battle versus the Bolts, Capitals and Predators at Germain Arena

The Florida Panthers will participate in four-team rookie tournament in Estero, FL running from September 12 to September 15. The tourney will take place at Germain Arena and be hosted by the Eastern Confeence Champion Tampa Bay Lightning.

Florida's roster will feature first-round draft choice Lawson Crouse, Rocco Grimaldi and defenseman Michael Matheson.

The Cats will face-off against the Washington Capitals on Saturday the 12th at 3 p.m., the Nashville Predators on the 13th at 3 p.m., and then finish things off with a tilt against the Bolts on Tuesday the 15th at 10 a.m. Monday the 14th will be a practice day.

The rookies will be on the ice at Panthers IceDen in Coral Springs on Friday, September 11 from 10 a.m. to noon.

Rookie Camp roster:


31 Sam Brittain

90 Samuel Montembeault

60 Colin Stevens


83 Kyle Becker*

76 Mike Boivin*

80 RJ Boyd*

96 Josh Brown

74 Evan Fiala*

56 Michael Matheson

88 Thomas Schemitsch

52 MacKenzie Weegar


62 Darik Angeli*

50 Chase Balisy

86 Connor Brickley

67 Lawson Crouse

23 Rocco Grimaldi

8 Jayce Hawryluk

72 Stephen Johnston*

81 Zac Larraza*

82 Denis Malgin

98 Lukas Lofquist*

70 Stephen MacAulay*

92 Kyle Rau

85 Nick Sorkin*

84 Lukas Sutter*

* player on tryout