(Wausau, WI)- The Wausau RiverWolves will participate in the 2019 NA3HL Draft next week Thursday, April 18th starting at 5pm. Wausau owns the 7th overall pick in the 1st round of the eight-round draft. In total, the RiverWolves have 9 selections after an additional 7th round pick was acquired via trade last July from the Gillette Wild.
Head Coach Colin Bailey is looking forward to adding quality talent to the 2019-2020 squad. “A lot of work has been put in while preparing for the draft and we are excited to bring in players that fit with our program,” stated Bailey.
Last year Wausau selected forward Rollie Carlson with their 1st Round pick. Carlson went on to lead the team in points during the 2018-19 season with 44. Fans can watch live round-by-round coverage on HockeyTV or follow the draft online via NA3HLDraft.com.
Amateur players less than 21 years of age on December 31, 2019 who are not listed on an NA3HL team roster or are listed on an NA3HL team roster but played less than (10) NA3HL regular season and/or playoff games during the 2018-19 season and did not accept a tender from an NA3HL team prior to the 2019 NA3HL Entry Draft are eligible for selection in the draft.
Be sure to follow your Wausau RiverWolves all off-season long on social media @wausaurwolves. The RiverWolves 2019-20 season schedule and promotional nights will be released in the coming months. The RiverWolves are members of the North American 3 Hockey League (NA3HL), one of three USA Hockey-sanctioned Tier III Junior leagues, serves as one of the top training grounds in the country by providing the best coaching, exposure and developmental vehicles available for student-athletes in its classification. The primary mission of the NA3HL is to provide a structured developmental environment for student-athletes who have aspirations of playing in the NAHL or United States Hockey League and eventually the NCAA or American College Hockey Association. For more information, visit riverwolveshockey.com.