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Player Profile: # 17 Owen Routheut

# 17 Owen Routheut-Forward-Feversham, Ontario, Canada

Where is your favorite place to eat in the Wausau Area?
-Pizza Ranch in Weston

What is your favorite thing to do in your free time in the Wausau area?
-Hang out with the guys on the team

What’s is your favorite food?
Chicken Fettuccine

Favorite NHL team?
-Toronto Maple Leaf’s

Favorite Hockey Movie?
-D-2 The Mighty Ducks

What drew you to the city of Wausau?
– “I had a buddy that was going to be playing here for the RiverWolves, we just got in touch and made it happen”

What is your future ambitions for your hockey career?
-Continue to keep playing as long as I can, and eventually make it professional

Who is the biggest jokester on the team?
-Ron Rentner

Where else have you lived?
-Just 3 hours from my house in Canada and now here in Wausau.

What do you want to do as a profession if hockey doesn’t work out?
Something with hockey, a coach or a scout, anything to stay near the game

RiverWolves Select Captain’s for Inaugural Season

(Wausau, WI)- The Wausau RiverWolves have selected their first Captain’s in team history.  Wearing the C is Tristan Slot and wearing the two A’s are Matt Irwin and Owen Routheut.

Before coming to the Wausau RiverWolves, Tristan who is a native of Kaukauna, WI played for three teams in the WSHL last season, which were the Tulsa Jr. Oilers, Butte Cobras, and the Bellingham Blazers. At the three stops he finished with 5 goals and 10 assists in 48 games played.  Before taking his talents to the WSHL, Tristan played for the West Coast Renegades U16 team for 2 years totaling 12 goals and 10 assists in 60 games played.

Irwin, a native of Roseville, MN played junior hockey last season for the Minnesota Iron Rangers of the SIJHL and the Steele County Blades before making his move to the Wausau RiverWolves.

Routheut, from Feversham, Ontario, Canada last played for the Lambton Shores Predators of the GOJHL and the Wingham Ironmen of the PJCHL.

The RiverWolves Inaugural Season is underway! Promotional Nights, Season Ticket, Group Ticket and Regular Season Schedule information is available online at www.riverwolveshockey.com.

RiverWolves Announce Roster

(Wausau, WI)- The Wausau RiverWolves have announced their roster for the 2017-2018 season. The roster includes eight Wisconsin natives in F Austin Burgener (Merrill), F Cody Gottfreid (Franklin), F Michael Alfonso (Wausau), F Tristan Slot (Kaukauna), F Garrett Alton (Racine), F Janne Rukamp (De Pere), D Ben Brown (Merrill), D Santana Pinkert (Green Bay) and G Henry Baribeau (Hudson).

The roster also features players from 6 other states including Colorado, Ohio, Wyoming, Minnesota, Illinois and Missouri. Forward Owen Routheut is the lone foreign-born player from Feversham, Ontario.

“Our roster is what junior hockey is about. We are developing and showcasing players from not only Wisconsin, but all over North America. We are a melting pot of hometowns, and really it creates life-long friendships. Now a Wisconsin guy, can go to Sheridan, WY to see a buddy or to skate over the summer. I love having players from all over,” Head Coach Tim Brownell said.

The RiverWolves will open their Inaugural Season Friday, October 13th at Marathon Park Ice Arena. Fans can be a part of all the excitement as season tickets are now on sale. Season Tickets are just $184 per seat or only $90 for a 10-Game Flex Plan. Individual Adult Tickets are just $10, 5-18 $5 and under 5 is free. Tickets are available over phone at 715.869.3132 or in person at the RiverWolves office inside Marathon Park Ice Arena located at 1201 Stewart Ave Wausau, WI 54401. For questions please email: zach@riverwolveshockey.com