The North American Hockey League announced today that Mahoning Valley Phantoms forward Nick Shkreli will replace Brandon Saad on the North Division Top Prospects Tournament roster.
Shkreli, a 19-year-old from Romeo, Mich., has eight goals and 17 assists after 30 games this season. Last year, he played in 31 games with the Wichita Falls Wildcats, scoring six goals for 21 points in 31 regular-season games.
The second annual Top Prospects Tournament will be held January 18-20 at the Ice Cube in Ann Arbor, Mich. For more information on the event, visit NAHLTopProspects.com.
MIDGET GAME DATE/TIME/LOCATION CHANGE: The LA Selects-Honeybaked U16 game originally scheduled for Friday, January 16 at 7:30 a.m. has been changed to Sunday, January 18 at 3:30 p.m. The game will be played at the Hazel Park Ice Arena (1555 E Woodward Heights Blvd Hazel Park, MI 48030).
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