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Thrashers Trim Training Camp Roster by Ten

Saturday, Sep. 19th, 2009

The Atlanta Thrashers have assigned nine players to the Chicago Wolves of the American Hockey League, according to Executive Vice President and General Manager Don Waddell. Additionally, one player was released from his try-out contract.

Forwards Angelo Esposito, Riley Holzapfel, Rylan Kaip, Andrew Kozek, Jordan LaVallee, Brett Sterling and Anthony Stewart, along with defenseman Chad Denny and goaltender Peter Mannino will report to Chicago. Forward Kevin Doell, who is under contract with the Wolves, has been released from Atlanta’s training camp.

The Thrashers opened their pre-season schedule in Nashville on Sept. 17 and Tampa Bay on Sept. 18, earning a 0-1-1 record. The team will host Carolina on Monday, Sept. 21 (7 p.m.), Nashville on Wednesday, Sept. 23 (7 p.m.) and Tampa Bay on Sunday Sept. 27 (5 p.m.) prior to the opening of the 2009-10 NHL Regular Season when the Lighthing visit at Philips Arena on Saturday, Oct. 3 at 7 p.m.

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