The Tri-City Americans announced today that 16-year-old defenseman
Brandon Carlo will join the team for the remainder of the season.
Carlo, a 6’4 180-pound defenseman from Colorado Springs, Colorado, has
spent the 2012-13 season competing as a member of the Colorado
Thunderbirds U-16 team. He has appeared in 41 games and is the top
scoring defenseman on the team, collecting 10 goals, 47 points and 58
penalty minutes. Carlo, who was drafted in the 10th Round (214th
overall) by Tri-City in the 2011 Bantam Draft, was playing his second
season with the U-16 Thunderbirds alongside fellow Tri-City prospect,
Riley Hillis. Carlo will be eligible for the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.
Under the USA Hockey/Hockey Canada/CHL agreement, Carlo will be limited
to six games played for the remainder of the season, including the 2013
WHL Playoffs. Carlo will wear #36 and join the Americans in Seattle on
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