Lightning prospect Dimitry Kazionov has been cut from the Russian roster for the first leg of the Euro Tour.  The young forward had been a part of Russia's preliminary roster for the tournament. Kazionov plays for Superleague club Lada Togliatti.
Yaroslavl Lokomotiv winger and Lightning prospect Anton But  remains on the team's roster. Head coach Vladimir Krikunov hinted he may cut the roster down by another forward and defenseman just before the fist game of the tournament against Sweden.