Lumberjacks set Training Camp roster & affiliates
July 2, 2012
Four NHL Draft picks and several veterans are part of Muskegon's initial roster for the 2012-13 season! See who will try to make the squad later this summer
MUSKEGON, Mich. – Following June’s Tryout Camp at L.C. Walker Arena, the Muskegon Lumberjacks were forced to make difficult decisions.
Those choices have been made, resulting in the following initial roster, plus Affiliate List players who can be added to the roster at any time. The Lumberjacks will now head into Training Camp in late August, after which they will begin their third season in the Tier I United States Hockey League.
The following players are sorted by position and in alphabetical order according to last name:
Tyler Ross - Warren, Mich.
Hayden Stewart - Rockford, Ill.
Rasmus Bengtsson - Landskrona, Sweden (Florida Panthers)
Carter Foguth - Fenton, Mich.
Niklas Folin - Goteborg, Sweden
Patrick Koudys - Smithville, Ontario (Washington Capitals)
Chris Leibinger - Saginaw, Mich. (Michigan Tech University)
Mike Preston - Carmel, Ind.
Ben Storm - Calumet, Mich.
Zach Yoder - Woodstock, Ga.
Riley Alferd - Vancouver, Wash.
Joe Cox - Chelsea, Mich. (Michigan State University)
Brett D’Andrea - Marysville, Mich. (Bowling Green State University)
Brandon Flood - Okemos, Mich.
Ben Foster - Darien, Conn. (Princeton University)
Adam Gilmour - Hanover, Mass. (Boston College/Minnesota Wild)
Tyler Heinonen - Delano, Minn. (Michigan Tech University)
Tyler Hill - Hagersville, Ontario
Cullen Hurley - Eagan, Minn.
Mason Jobst - Speedway, Ind.
Chad McDonald - Battle Creek, Mich. (Ferris State University)
William Messa - Parkland, Fla.
Max Shuart - Northville, Mich. (University of Michigan)
Alex Talcott - Kentwood, Mich. (University of Michigan)
Frederik Tiffels - Cologne, Germany
The Affiliate List consists of New York Islanders draft pick Doyle Somerby, University of Minnesota recruit Mike Brodzinski and Western Michigan University commit Corey Schueneman, plus Dylan Malmquist, Connor Hurley, Conor Garland, Chase Phelps, John Peterson, Steven Spinner, Corey Ronan, Luc Snuggerud, Tristan Rostagno and Jack Dougherty.
The Lumberjacks have reduced the price of season ticket plans for the 2012-13 campaign to just $200! That’s an average of only $6.25 for each of next season’s 32 home contests. Contact the Jacks’ ticket office at 231.724.JACK for more information on the unprecedented offer.
The 2012-13 schedule will be revealed soon! Keep your eye on MuskegonLumberjacks.com throughout the summer for that announcement and more team-related news.
The Muskegon Lumberjacks are proud members of the United States Hockey League, the nation’s only Tier I junior hockey league and the leading producer of NCAA players and National Hockey League draft picks in the United States. The Lumberjacks’ organization prides itself on developing not just premier hockey talent, but also exceptional young men outside the arena of sports. For more information, visit muskegonlumberjacks.com.