(Wausau, WI)- The Wausau RiverWolves have announced their 2019-2020 roster as the fast approaching home opener is now just 16 days away. The roster includes thirteen Minnesota natives in F Tanner Eskro(Fridley), F Christian Hass (Rosemount), F Sam Baker (St. Louis Park), F Kasey Couture (Pequot Lakes), F Robert Carlson (Blaine), F Brandan Premo (Eveleth), F Carter McCarthy (New Ulm), F Jesse Zalka (Hoyt Lakes), D Blake Neudecker (St. Louis Park) and D Jaydn Benzick, (Breezy Point), D Cade Wyluda (Princeton), G Tyler Klatt (Monticello) and G Terran Mohr (Lakeville). The roster in total features players from six states including Arizona, Pennsylvania, Minnesota, Illinois, North Dakota and Wisconsin.
The team returns their top three scorers from a year ago in Robert Carlson (44 points), Tanner Eskro (35 points) and Mitch Idalski (35 points).
“With a solid core of returning veterans and a talented group of incoming players this should be a season full of excitement. We are looking forward to developing these young players into good hockey players on-ice and excellent members of the community during their time in Central Wisconsin,” Head Coach Colin Bailey stated.
The RiverWolves will open their home slate on Friday, September 27th at Marathon Park Ice Arena. 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.