New Jersey Devils Prospect Development Camp Roster Announced

Rich Chere is on the ball with the list of prospects who will be in New Jersey for the Devils' prospect development camp (a.k.a. rookie camp), which will begin on Monday. 

After the jump is the list Chere reported, and I went ahead and added any additional information on each player: their position, links to their stats, when they were picked, and where they played last season. a little later. (Update: It's largely done with only 2 exceptions!)  The players in bold are players I think will get long looks in preseason in September.   All draft picks were made by the Devils unless otherwise stated.

Skaters:
Ashton Bernard - Left Wing, 2009 6th Rd. (#174 overall), Last Team: Shawinigan Cataractes (Note #2)
Jean-Sebastien Berube - Left Wing, 2008 7th Rd. (#205 overall), Last Team: Rouyn-Noranda Huskies
Brandon Burlon - Defenseman, 2008 2nd Rd. (#52 overall), Last Team: University of Michigan.
Eric Castonguay - Right Wing, Undrafted, Last Team: Trenton Devils
Doug Clarkson - Right Wing, Undrafted, Last Team: Erie Otters
Kevin Cormier - Left Wing, 2006 6th Rd. by Phoenix (#168 overall), Last Team: Trenton Devils (stats)
Patrice Cormier - Center, 2008 2nd Rd. (#54 overall), Last Team: Rimouski Oceanic
Matthew Corrente - Defenseman, 2008 1st Rd. (#30 overall), Last Team: Lowell Devils (stats)
Matt Delahey - Defenseman, 2008 4th Rd. (#112 overall), Last Team: Regina Pats
Tyler Eckford - Defenseman, 2004 7th Rd. (#217 overall), Last Team: Lowell Devils
Mark Fraser - Defenseman, 2005 3rd Rd. (#84 overall), Last Team: Lowell Devils
Curtis Gedig - Defenseman, 2009 7th Rd. (#204 overall), Last Team: Cowichan Valley Capitals (Note #3)
Eric Gelinas - Defenseman, 2009 2nd Rd. (#54 overall), Last Team: Lewiston MAINEiacs
Matt Halischuk - Right Wing, 2007 4th Rd. (#117 overall), Last Team: Lowell Devils. (stats)
Seth Helgeson - Defenseman, 2009 4th Rd. (#114 overall), Last Team: Sioux City Muskateers
Adam Henrique - Center, 2008 3rd Rd. (#82 overall), Last Team: Windsor Spitfires
Mike Hoeffel - Left Wing, 2007 2nd Rd. (#57 overall), Last Team: University of Minnesota
Jacob Josefson - Center, 2009 1st Rd. (#20 overall), Last Team: Djurgardens IF (stats)
Pierre-Luc Letourneau-Leblond - Left Wing, 2004 7th Rd. (#216 overall), Last Team: Lowell Devils (stats)
Olivier Magnan-Grenier - Defenseman, 2006 5th Rd. (#148 overall), Last Team: Lowell Devils (stats)
David McIntyre - Center, 2006 5th Rd. by Dallas (#138 overall), Last Team: Colgate University (stats)
Corbin McPherson - Defenseman, 2007 3rd Rd. (#87 overall), Last Team: Colgate University
Tyler (TJ) Miller - Defenseman, 2006 4th Rd. (#107 overall), Last Team: Northern Michigan University.
Kory Nagy - Center, 2008 5th Rd. (#142 overall), Last Team: Oshawa Generals
Nick Palmieri - Right Wing, 2007 3rd Rd. (#79 overall), Last Team: Belleville Bulls
Rod Pelley - Center, Undrafted, Last Team: Lowell Devils (stats)
Justin Pender - Defenseman, Undrafted, Last Team: Halifax Mooseheads
Nathan Perkovich - Right Wing, 2004 8th Rd. (#250 overall), Last Team: Lake Superior State University.
Derek Rodwell - Left Wing, 2009 5th Rd. (#144 overall), Last Team: Okotoks Oilers
Michael Swift - Center, Undrafted, Last Team: Lowell Devils
Mattias Tedenby - Left Wing, 2008 1st Rd. (#24 overall), Last Team: HV 71
Alexander Urbom - Defenseman, 2009 3rd Rd. (#73 overall), Last Team: Djurgardens IF
Alexander Vasyunov - Left Wing, 2006 2nd Rd. (#58 overall), Last Team: Lowell Devils (stats)
Harry Young - Defenseman, 2008 7th Rd. (#202 overall), Last Team: Windsor Spitfires
Vladimir Zharkov - Right Wing, 2006 3rd Rd. (#77 overall), Last Team: Lowell Devils (stats)

Goalies:
Anthony Felice - Note #4
Jeff Frazee - 2005 2nd Rd. (#38 overall), Last Team: Lowell Devils (stats)
Charles Long - Undrafted, Last Team: Colgate University

I see all of the 2009 draft picks will be there, most if not all of the 2008 draft picks, and a mix of older prospects with a dash of undrafted players.

Hmm, Ilkka Pikkarainen won't be there.  He is 28 and not really a "prospect," so I suppose training camp and preseason will be where he gets to prove his worth. 

Update:  Here's a real surprise, Nicklas Bergfors isn't on this list.  I even went ahead and updated everyone and missed him completely!  Given that he's played for Lowell, a lot of Lowell Devils are on this list (11 by my count), and he's highly regarded in the organization with his offensive potential, I really wonder why he's not on this list? Did something happen to him?  Maybe it's just an oversight on the list?

As far as I know, there has been no annoucement that this prospect development camp will be open to the public, so I'm pretty sure it won't be.  And that's fine. The players and the staff should be focused on the tasks at hand in camp. Leave your thoughts on the list below.

Notes:

1. All player names re-direct to a SBN player page or to Hockey DB's player page.  For completeness' sake, I put any Hockey DB pages not in the players name as (stats) in the end.

2. Ashton Bernard was traded in the QMJHL offseason to the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles. Here is a news article from the Cape Breton post stating as such as well as his reaction to when he was selected by the Devils.

3. Hockey DB doesn't have any stats for Gedig, so I put in his player page from the BCHL's site.

4. There are 2 players is 1 player I am not certain about:    Tyler Miller - Hockey DB links me to him playing for the Port Hope Predators in the OPJHL.  I saw a Tyler Miller getting a look from Moose Jaw in the WHL a few years back, but I don't know if it's the same guy. Anthony Felice, who I learned at Mike Ashmore's Trenton Devils blog was an emergency backup goalie for Trenton at one point, but I'm not certain from where he was called up from.  More on this later.  Update: Commenter Jersey Mike pointed out that Tyler Miller is, in fact, TJ Miller, a Devils draft pick from 2006.  Thank you, Jersey Mike.

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