The Chicago Wolves whittled their roster to 24 on Sunday as 15 players were either released or assigned to other teams as the franchise concluded training camp in Hoffman Estates.
The Wolves released forwards Sergei Barbashev, Zach Cohen, Dan DeSalvo, Jaedon Descheneau, Alexandre Mallet, Joe Perry, Luke Sandler and Collin Valcourt, defensemen Austin Coldwell, Evan Renwick, Joe Sova and Mike Vernace and goaltender Sebastien Auger. Right wing Ryan Tesink and goaltender Niklas Lundstrom have been reassigned by the St. Louis Blues (NHL) from the Wolves to the Quad City Mallards (ECHL).
The moves leave the Wolves with 14 forwards, 8 defensemen and 2 goaltenders as they enter their final week of preparation for their 2015-16 American Hockey League opener on Saturday, Oct. 10. The Wolves host Milwaukee at 7 p.m. in an Amtrak Rivalry clash at Allstate Arena.
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