CLOQUET, MINNESOTA – FEBRUARY 10th, 2017- The league announced today via Facebook Live the rosters for the five Top Prospect teams on their NAHL page, followed by the full release online at nahl.com. This year’s Top Prospect Tournament will be held from February 27-28 at USA Hockey Arena in Plymouth, Michigan.
The Wilderness are proud to announce that they will be taking six players to the Top Prospect Tournament; forwards Timmy Nicksic and Zach Mills with defensemen Tyler Vold and Troy Dobbs will all be representing the Wilderness on the Central Division team. Defenseman Louie Roehl and forward Dylan Mills will represent the Wilderness on the NAHL Selects team.
”On behalf of our entire organization, we would like to congratulate these 6 players on earning this opportunity to play in the Top Prospects event. All 6 are deserving players, and deserving people.” – Head Coach Tim Madsen
Along with the six players, Head Coach Tim Madsen has been selected as the assistant coach for the Central Division team. Marty Murray of the Minot Minotauros will be the Head Coach.
“The Wilderness organization couldn’t be any more proud of the 6 players that have been chosen to play in the Top Prospects tournament. We are also very excited for Coach Madsen. It is a great honor to coach at this event. He has does an outstanding job at leading our team to a terrific season so far.” – General Manager Dave Boitz
The number of players each NAHL team can to send to the tournament, in which four teams from the four NAHL divisions: Central, East, Midwest and South and a special fifth NAHL Selects team, will each play in two games, is based on each team’s winning percentage.
2017 NAHL Top Prospects Tournament Schedule (subject to change, all times eastern)
Monday, February 27th
1:00pm: Central Division vs. Midwest Division
4:00pm: East Division vs. NAHL Selects
7:00pm: South Division vs. USNTDP
Tuesday, February 28th
11:00am: Midwest Division vs. East Division
2:00pm: Central Division vs. South Division
5:00pm: NAHL Selects vs. USNTDP
For more information on the tournament, please visit www.nahl.com/tpt