Those first cuts

Here are the guys who were sliced from the roster following today's scrimmages.

Released to the Springfield Falcons camp:
Forwards : Dan Cavanaugh, Brandon Elliott, Adam Henrich, Zbynek Hrdel, Justin Keller, Stanislav Lascek, Darren Reid, Radek Smolenak
Defensivemen: John Adams, Doug Andress, Jay Rosehill, P.J. Atherton
Goaltenders: Jonathan Boutin, Gerald Coleman (both released to Springfield camp)

Released to their junior teams:
Forwards:Marek Bartanus (Owen Sound of the OHL); Chris Lawrence (Mississauga of the OHL)
Defensivemen: Dane Crowley (Swift Current of the WHL)

Outright released:
Clayton Barthel (D)

18 players -- that's less deep than I expected.