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NAHL Top Prospects rosters feature slew of California talent

 

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The North American Hockey League (NAHL) has announced the rosters that will represent each team at the 2018 NAHL Top Prospects Tournament, which will be held Feb. 27-28 at the USA Hockey Arena in Plymouth, Mich.

nahltptThe NAHL Top Prospects Tournament is one of the most highly-scouted events in junior hockey and the rosters feature a California flavor once again.

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Nathan Burke, Aberdeen Wings (Los Angeles Jr. Kings alum)
Connor Chilton, Fairbanks Ice Dogs (Simi Valley)
Cooper Haar, Bismarck Bobcats (Huntington Beach)
Kyle Mayhew, Fairbanks Ice Dogs (Anaheim Hills)
Garrett Nieto, Janesville Jets (Yorba Linda)
Luke Robinson, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights (San Jose Jr. Sharks alum)
Jake Rosenbaum, Minot Minotauros (Trabuco)
Matt Wiesner, Northeast Generals (Newport Beach) – pictured
Dante Zapata, Austin Bruins (Huntington Beach)

Last season, over 230 scouts attended the event, which featured almost every NHL team and NCAA Division I school. It continues to be an important part of the NAHL event model, which includes the NAHL Showcase in September and the NAHL Robertson Cup National Championship in May.

Photo/Northeast Generals

(Feb. 12, 2018)