FVS Players Earn Spots at USA Hockey District Camps
Two FVS hockey players have been selected from their respective state affiliate tryout camps to attend prestigious USA Hockey District Camps.
Freshman defenseman Bennett Blake (Dallas, Texas) will compete in the Rocky Mountain District Player Development Camp from May 4-8, in Salt Lake City, Utah, as he makes a bid for selection to the 2000 birth year USA Hockey National Camp.
Incoming junior forward Zach Finke (Deland, Fla.) will compete in the 1999 age group of the Southeastern District National Tryout Camp from May 6-8, in Charlotte, N.C.
We are proud of these current and future Danes.
Garrett Van Wyhe '15,
playing for the Wichita Falls Wildcats, had the No. 1 play in the “Top 10 plays in the NAHL” for a goal the week of Oct. 5-11. In mid-October, He had +7 in seven games with three goals and two assists. Watch the play
Paiute Morrison '15 (Ashland, Ore.) signs with Southern Oregon Spartans of the WSHL. Coach Mike Payne says, "Paiute's work ethic, composure and ability to create his own space with the puck should allow him to make an immediate impact in this league."
Justin Pierce '15 (Poway, Calif.) signs with Boston Jr. Rangers of the EHL.
"The EHL is a strong league that moves many players on to NCAA hockey. Justin's consistency, tenacity in the defensive zone and his ability to join offensive rushes will serve him well."
Garrett Van Wyhe '15 (Marysville, Wash.) signs with Wichita Falls Wildcats of the NAHL.
"The NAHL is one of the top junior leagues in North America. NCAA teams recruit heavily from the NAHL and the league has many alumni who play in the NHL. Garrett developed into an outstanding player in three years at FVS and now has the strength, speed and competitiveness to succeed in the NAHL."
Lauri Moisio '15 (Espoo, Finland) signs with EspoonKiekkoSeura Jr. A in Finland: "Lauri returns to his hometown of Espoo, Finland, where he will be playing for Espoon PalloSeura ("EPS"). Blues EPS competes in the fast-paced and highly-skilled Jr. A league. Lauri has always been a stingy defensive player, and he greatly improved his offensive play last year. Lauri will also be working an architectural program for the year to enhance his academic credentials. This combination of great hockey and an intellectual passion should be a great path to NCAA hockey for Lauri."
Peter Stensland '15 (Shoreline, Wash.) signs with Whitefish Wolverines of the WSHL.