Blackhawks release their 2017 Training Camp roster

PITTSBURGH, PA - MARCH 29: Corey Crawford #50 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrates with teammates after defeating the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-1 at PPG Paints Arena on March 29, 2017 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Sargent/NHLI via Getty Images)

CHICAGO – Change was the key word for the Blackhawks in the offseason after they suffered an embarrassing playoff sweep to the Predators in the first round.

Now Stan Bowman has the group of players that he hopes will bring the necessary adjustments to the team for the upcoming Training Camp.

Before workouts start Friday at the United Center, the team released the names of the 57 players who will be attending the workouts from this week till the beginning of October.

This year’s group includes 32 forwards, 19 defensemen and six goaltenders. 19 of these players are under the age of 22 years old.

The first workout of Training Camp is scheduled for this Friday at the United Center with the annual festival held the next day at the same place. The practices continue on the West Side with the exception of September 24-28 when the head to Notre Dame for four days of workouts.

Joel Quenneville’s team plays their first of six preseason games on September 19th at Columbus. The season opens at home on October 5th against the defending Stanley Cup champion Penguins at the United Center.