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Rik & Josh will also have coverage of the NA3HL La Crosse Freeze entering their 4th season in La Crosse.
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The Coulee Region Chill played their last game of the 2016'17 NAHL season on April 21st, unfortunately it was a 4-3 overtime loss to the Janesville Jets. GM/Head Coach Ryan Egan has been very busy working on re-tooling his roster for the 2017'18 campaign ever since.
Player advancement is the goal in the NAHL model and the Chill had solid success in 2016'17.
Joey Sofo-University of Alaska-Anchorage, Isaac Theisen-Air Force, Caleb Schroer-University of Northern Michigan, Kevin Dineen-Army, Alex Falconer-Air Force, Steven Quagliata-UW-Stevens Point, Brad Arvanitis-University of Massachusetts, Jackson Charleworth-Northern Michigan University, Shane Kuzmeski-Clarkson University, Justin Kendall-Niagra University.
USHL advancement, Jackson Decker-Dubuque Fighting Saints, Jacob Schmidt-Svejstrup-Fargo Force & Cale List-Madison Capitols.
Coach Egan also hired a new Assistant Coach for 2017'18 when he named 26 year old Taylor Ward to the staff. Coach Ward played 3 seasons in the NAHL with Albert Lea, Amarillo, Chicago, Austin & New Mexico & then played and coached at UW-Eau Claire. Taylor's father Troy Ward spent years coaching in the USHL, AHL & NHL levels.
The Coulee Region Chill have tendered 10 players that will fight for a spot on the roster at Final Camp on July 9-16th provided they are not protected by USHL teams.
F-Sam Dabrowski La Crosse Freeze NA3HL 2016'17
F-Trenton Bliss Green Bay Gamblers USHL
F-Niko Esposito-Selivanov (Also drafted by Sioux City USHL)
F-Logan Will (Also drafted by Omaha USHL)
F-Connor Zilisch Green Bay United/Team WI
F-Jacob Dirks Onalaska HS/Team WI
F-Mark Tassone Soo Thunderbirds NOJHL
D-Jack Millar (Also drafted by Cedar Rapids USHL)
D-Brandon Koch Shattuck St. Mary's
G-Josh Graziano (Also drafted by Cedar Rapids USHL)
2017 Coulee Region Chill NAHL Entry Draft Selections from June 6th Draft.
1st Round -Pick 9-(Trevor St. Jean) RW 5'9 178 lbs. 97' from Fidley OH had 10 points last season with the USHL Omaha Lancers.
2nd Round-Pick 38-(Hunter Johannes) F 6'3 194 lbs. 98' from Eden Prairie MN was also drafted by the USHL Lincoln Stars.
6th Round-Pick 126-(Pontus Jigemark) RW 6'3 185 lbs. 97' Played with AIK J20 in the Swedish Super Elit League last season, had 31 points in 25 GP.
7th Round-Pick 149-(Grant Reichenbacher) RW 5'9 160 lbs. 98' from Madison WI played for Lincoln & Sioux Falls of the USHL had pts in 38 games.
8th Round-Pick 172-(Hunter Payment) RD 6'2 195 lbs. 99' from Monroe MI played for T1EHL Oakland Jr. Grizzlies had 10 points in 32 games.
9th Round-Pick 195-(Tony Rehm) G 6'2 205 lbs. 97' from Sun Prairie WI played for the Victoria Grizzlies of the BCHL had a 2.19 GAA & .932 SVG.
10th Round-Pick 218-(Jesper Solomon-Frisell) LD 6'3 174 lbs. 97' from Karlskrona SWE played for HK J20 in the Swedish Super Elit League 17 pts in 45 GP.
Players that may return to the roster but will also be competing for a roster spot at final camp July 12-16th
F-Billy Duma-Air Force commit
D-Matt Doran-Going to play in the BCHL