On Wednesday USA Hockey announced the roster for the 2017 CCM/USA All-American Prospects game that will take place Thursday, September 21 at KeyBank Center in Buffalo, N.Y. Included on the roster are 17 current and former NTDP players.
Both 2017-18 U18 Team goalies, Drew DeRidder (Fenton, Mich.) and Jonathan Mor (Highland Park, Ill.) were among the four goalies invited.
Ty Emberson (Eau Claire, Wis.), K’Andre Miller (Hopkins, Minn.) Adam Samuelsson (Carlsbad, Calif.), Mattias Samuelsson (Voorhees, N.J.), Spencer Stastney (Mequon, Wis.), Bode Wilde (Birmingham, Mich.), and NTDP alum Quinn Hughes (2015-17/Orlando, Fla.) were among the 14 defensemen invited.
Of the 24 forwards invited to the game eight of them have NTDP ties including: Joel Farabee (Cicero, N.Y.), John Gruden (Rochester, Mich.), Gavin Hain (Grand Rapids, Mich.), Jake Pivonka (Woodridge, Ill.), Oliver Wahlstrom (Quincy, Mass.), Tyler Weiss (Raleigh, N.C.), Jake Wise (North Andover, Mass.) and NTDP alum Brady Tkachuk (2015-17/St. Louis, Mo.).
The sixth annual game will showcase the top American players eligible for the 2018 NHL Draft. The 42-man roster will be split into two teams coached by Hockey Hall of Famers Chris Chelios and Brian Leetch.
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