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National Hockey League training camps got underway this week with 29 products of the University of North Dakota among those listed on official camp rosters.

The 29 camp participants include four players from last year’s UND team: forwards Brock Boeser (Vancouver) and Tyson Jost (Colorado) and defensemen Gage Ausmus (Colorado) and Tucker Poolman (Winnipeg).

Nine players from UND’s 2015-16 NCAA championship team are participating in NHL training camps: Ausmus, Boeser, Poolman, Drake Caggiula (Edmonton), Luke Johnson (Chicago), Paul LaDue (Los Angeles), Nick Schmaltz (Chicago), Troy Stecher (Vancouver) and Keaton Thompson (Anaheim).

A school-record 22 UND products played in the NHL in 2016-17, including 11 who made their NHL debuts. The previous school record for most NHLers in a season was 21, which was set in 1991-92 and matched in 1993-94.

UND’s NHL Training Camp participants

Anaheim: D Keaton Thompson

Boston: G Zane McIntyre, F Chris Porter

Chicago: F Luke Johnson, F Nick Schmaltz, F Jonathan Toews (C)

Colorado: D Gage Ausmus, F Rocco Grimaldi, F Tyson Jost

Edmonton: F Drake Caggiula, F Brad Malone, D Dillon Simpson

Los Angeles: D Derek Forbort, D Paul Ladue

Minnesota: F Zach Parise (A)

New Jersey: F Drew Stafford, F Travis Zajac (A)

NY Islanders: F Brock Nelson

NY Rangers: F Adam Tambellini

Ottawa: F Chris VandeVelde

Philadelphia: F Corban Knight

Pittsburgh: F Carter Rowney

San Jose: G Aaron Dell

St. Louis: D Jordan Schmaltz

Vancouver: F Brock Boeser, D Troy Stecher

Washington: D Taylor Chorney, F T.J. Oshie

Winnipeg: D Tucker Poolman

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