Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Teams Johnson and Mullen Named for CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game

Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – While the players for the second annual CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game were previously announced, USA Hockey today revealed the division of players that will comprise Team Johnson and Team Mullen. Former Pittsburgh Penguins Mark Johnson and Joe Mullen will each coach a team in the event, which includes 40 top American-born prospects eligible for the 2014 National Hockey League Entry Draft. The game is slated for Sept. 26 in Pittsburgh, Pa., at the CONSOL Energy Center, home to the NHL's Pittsburgh Penguins.

Twenty-eight players appear on NHL Central Scouting's "Futures List," which highlights players that have potential to be selected in the first three rounds of the draft.

The game will feature two players from Pennsylvania, Tony DeAngelo (Philadelphia, Pa.) and Ed Minney (Wind Gap, Pa.).

 (Nathan can be reached at nathanfournier@mainehockeyjournal.com)

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