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2017 Pre-Draft Tryout Camps

predraft-flyerMinnesota Wilderness 2017  Pre-Draft Tryout Camps

Do you have what it takes to be a member of the Minnesota Wilderness? This spring, you have the chance to prove your abilities. We will be hosting three Pre-Draft Tryout Camps prior to the 2017 NAHL Draft. These camps give you the opportunity to get in front of the the Coaching Staff before the NAHL Draft on June 6th. You could also make our roster, get drafted, or get invited back to our 2017 Main Camp. The 2017-18 Coaching Staff includes 2nd year Wilderness Head Coach Tim Madsen and 2nd year Wilderness Assistant Coach Michael Benedict.

The three Pre-Draft Tryout Camps will be held during the specific dates listed at the following locations:

Andover, MN: May 19th – 21st COMPLETED!
Andover Community Center


Littleton, CO: May 29th – 31st
Edge Ice Arena


Lewiston, NY: June 2nd – 4th
Dwyer Ice Arena (Niagara University)


The cost of each of these camps will be $275 per player. Payment must be made at the time of registration and there will be no refunds once you have registered. Each camp will have three guaranteed ice times as well as an All-Star Game if you are selected.

If you are successful at any of these Pre-Draft Tryout Camps, you will be invited to our 2017 Main Tryout Camp in the end of June.

Here is a list of current Minnesota Wilderness players who have attended our Pre-Draft Camps:

Louis Roehl (Andover Pre-Draft Camp 2016) – Signed Tender at Camp
Ryan Peterson (Andover Pre-Draft Camp 2014 & 15) – Signed Tender during season after Camp
Luke Dow (Andover Pre-Draft Camp 2015) – 2016 Draft Pick
Tyler Vold (Andover Pre-Draft Camp 2014) – Second Year Wilderness Player
Nick Altmann (Andover Pre-Draft Camp 2014) – Second Year Wilderness Player

If you are ready to play junior hockey, this is a great opportunity for you to meet the Minnesota Wilderness staff and showcase your skills. These camps are meant for players with birth years from 1997 – 2001 only.  If interested, please select the camp you wish to attend and complete the registration process.

If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact:

Assistant Coach/Director of Scouting
Michael Benedict
E-mail: mbenedict@wildernesshockey.com
c: (716) 863-8546