Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Geoffrion and Ellis Among 27 Rookies to be Featured at the 2011 NHLPA Rookie Showcase

The 2011 NHLPA Rookie Showcase will be held at the MasterCard Centre outside of Toronto on Tuesday, August 30 and will provide Panini America and Upper Deck – the official trading card partners of the NHLPA and the NHL – with an exclusive opportunity to photograph many of the game’s top young prospects for the first time in their official NHL team uniforms, in shots that will be used for upcoming trading card and memorabilia launches.

Nashville's Blake Geoffrion and Ryan Ellis will be included in the 27 players that have been invited.

Other NHL prospects scheduled to be in attendance include: Jake Allen (STL), Carter Ashton (TB), Brett Connolly (TB), Simon Despres (PIT), Cody Eakin (WSH), Tim Erixon (NYR), Justin Faulk (CAR), Jake Gardiner (TOR), Brandon Gormley (PHX), Adam Henrique (NJ), Jonathan Huberdeau (FLA), Zack Kassian (BUF), Carl Klingberg (WPG), Marcus Kruger (CHI), Gabriel Landeskog (COL), Adam Larsson (NJ), John Moore (CBJ), Greg Nemisz (CGY), Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (EDM), Aaron Palushaj (MTL), David Rundblad (OTT), Jussi Rynnas (TOR), Brendan Smith (DET), Ryan Strome (NYI), and Mika Zibanejad (OTT).

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