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Wausau, WI – The Wausau RiverWolves have signed defenseman Jaxon D’Auria  to a 2020-2021 tender agreement. D’Auria was a member of the Superior Spartans during his high school hockey career.

Head Coach Colin Bailey is happy to have another Spartan join the RiverWolves during the 2020-2021 season. “Jaxon is a welcomed addition to the program and I’m looking to coaching him this fall,” stated Bailey.

Stay connected during the off-season by following the RiverWolves @wausaurwolves on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and online at riverwolveshockey.com.

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.

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Wausau, WI – The Wausau RiverWolves, Culvers and The Salvation Army of Marathon County have partnered together for the 2nd Annual Teddy Bear Toss Game upcoming on Friday, February 14th at 7:30pm.  All fans are encouraged to bring a new/gently used Teddy Bear(s) to that game and when the RiverWolves score their first goal of the game fans throw their Teddy Bear(s) onto the ice to benefit kids in North-Central Wisconsin!

“Our organization is focused on doing the most we can to help support the community and kids throughout North-Central Wisconsin. The Teddy Bear Toss Game  on February 14th at Marathon Park Ice Arena is a unique family-focused example of that,” Director of Business Operations Zach Serwe stated.

Tickets are available online, 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. Office Hours: M-F 9am-4pm. Doors Open 45 minutes before Puck Drop at 7:30p.m.

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(WAUSAU, WI)- The RiverWolves host the Milwaukee Power Friday and Saturday night at Marathon Park Ice Arena. The current season series is tied at two game apiece. Wausau swept Milwaukee back on November 8th and 9th in a home and home series.  Heading into Friday night’s contest, Wausau currently stands in sixth place in the Central Division, while Milwaukee is 5th place in the Central Division.

What to Watch For

RiverWolves forward, Alexander Kelsall. has been going a great job of capitalizing on loose puck in front of the net. The Gilbert, Arizona native and former Milwaukee Power skater has two goals in the last four games.

The Milwaukee Power are led by Wesley Knutson who has 19 goals and 31 points this season, and Garrett Alton who has 8 goals and 28 points. Both were selected to the NA3HL Top Prospects Tournament happening next month in New England.

In the Crease

Tyler Klatt, native of Monticello, Minnesota is expected to start in net for the RiverWolves.  He currently holds a 2-22-0-0 record, with a goals against average of 6.22.  His save percentage is at .877.

The Power are expected to start Joey Greilich in net tonight.  His record for the season is 5-12-0-1 and his save percentage is at .906.  His goals against average is at 4.53 after only giving up one goal in a win against the Willmar WarHawks last weekend.

Wausau will finish their weekend series with Milwaukee Saturday night as the puck drops at 7:30pm from Marathon Park Ice Arena. Join the RiverWolves for Trig’s Savings Pack Night. Buy tickets online 24/7 at riverwolveshockey.com.

Join the RiverWolves Saturday, January  11th as they face the Granite City Lumberjacks. The first 250 fans will receive a RiverWolves Winter Hat presented by National Dental Academy.

Tickets are available online, 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. Office Hours: M-F 9am-4pm. Doors Open 45 minutes before Puck Drop.

Single Game Ticket Prices

$10 Adults

$8 Seniors (65+)

$5 Students (5-18)

Under 5 is Free

***All seating is general admission.***

Ticket Questions: Please email: zach@riverwolveshockey.com

 (Wausau, WI) – After a home game this Friday night versus Peoria the Wausau RiverWolves travel to Blaine, Minnesota for the tenth annual NA3HL Showcase, which is set to take place December 15th through the 17th.

All NA3HL teams will play three regular-season games at the Showcase, which is annually one of the most well-attended and scouted events of the entire season for the league, attracting college and junior scouts alike. The NA3HL Showcase brings every NA3HL team under one roof, which allows scouts to see all the great talent the league has to offer. Not only does the showcase see a large presence of NCAA scouts but NAHL Central Scouting is also in attendance, furthering the chances for players to earn a call up to the NAHL.

Wausau will take on the Yellowstone Quake, Mid Cities Jr. Stars and Missoula Jr. Bruins over the three-day period. They face the Quake on December 15th with puck drop scheduled for 4:00 pm. The puck will drop at 12:30 pm on December 16th against Mid Cities and the RiverWolves will concluded their showcase games with a match-up versus Missoula on Tuesday at 12:15 pm. All games can be seen live on HockeyTV with RiverWolves play by play broadcaster Jake Sennholz on the call.

Yellowstone Quake

The Quake are 5th in the Frontier Division with a record of 8-14-2-0. Yellowstone is led by Dylan Rumpke who has 20 goals and 23 assists which averages 1.79 points per game. Michael Allman is the Quake’s starting goaltender. He holds a record of 5-9-1 in the 16 games he has played in. He has a goals against average of 3.79 and a save percentage of .922

Mid Cities Jr. Stars

The Mid Cities Jr. Stars from the South Division  hold a 8-10-1-0 record. Their record places them in 4th among the division. RJ Muckensturm is currently the top point getter for the Stars, he has 15 goals and 15 assists for the season. He averages 1.88 points per game. The Stars have one main goaltender by the name of Noah Kinsinger. He is 4-5 in 10 games played with a goals against average of 4.02. His save percentage sits at .912.

Missoula Junior Bruins

Lastly, the Missoula Junior Bruins are 6th in the Frontier Division with a 7-16 record. Cayce Balk is the top point getter for Missoula with 23 points on the season. In goal, expect Larkin Dolan to start for Missoula. The goalie has compiled a 3-7 record through the 10 games he has played. He has a save percentage of .910 to go along with a goals against average of 4.10.

Join the RiverWolves Sunday, December 29th for a 5:00 p.m. puck drop as they face the Rochester Grizzles on Youth Hockey and Team Poster Giveaway Night.  For more information visit riverwolveshockey.com.

Defenseman # 13 Jaydn Benzick

What is your favorite hockey term or lingo?

  • Sauce

Do you have any superstitions or rituals that you do before every game?

  • Do a 5 min jog and eat a snickers bar

Do you have a nickname?

  • Benny

In the NHL every member of a Stanley Cup Championship team gets the cup for a day. Many players have a tradition of filling it with their favorite food. What food would you fill the cup with?

  • Cinnamon Toast Crunch

Most inspiring person who is not a hockey player?

  • My Dad

At which store would you max -out your credit card?

  • North Face

If you could pick three famous people to be a part of your entourage, who would you pick?

  • Will Ferrell, Adam Sandler and Kevin Hart

What is your favorite college hockey team?

  • Bemidji State

 

Wausau WI – The RiverWolves closed their home opening series tonight against Willmar.  The game was a back and forth low scoring slugfest.  The first period was very even.  So even in fact, that the two teams each had 13 shots and zero goals.  The intensity was evident early on as the action moved on to the second period.

In the second, the scoreboard began to light up early on.  In the period, Willmar outshot Wausau 22-15 including the opening score of the game.  Willmar’s Jake Santrelli scored his second goal of the season at the 1:17 mark.  Less than three minutes later, Wausau’s Sam Baker scored the equalizer to even up the score at 1 apiece.  The teams kept up their strong defense as they headed to the final period.

During the third period, the teams continued to fight.  It was not until the 7:29 mark that Robert Carlson of Wausau found the back of the net.  His first goal of the season put the RiverWolves up 2-1.  Willmar was not done however as Dylan Svoboda notched his fifth goal of the year.  The teams fought tough at the end and were able to force overtime.

The extra period of three on three hockey was the first for Wausau this season.  Willmar lost in shootouts to Breezy Point during their opening game.  In this contest however, it was Willmar’s Marquez Ginger who ended things for the Warhawks as he scored at the 3:51 mark of extra time.  The loss puts Wausau at 0-4 while Willmar stays undefeated at 4-0-1.

RiverWolves goaltender, Tyler Klatt stopped 68 of 71 shots and took home the loss.  Willmar’s Jake Sumner stopped 48 shots of 50 and brought home the win.  The loss puts Wausau at 0-4 while Willmar stays undefeated at 4-0-1.

Your Wausau RiverWolves are back home at Marathon Park on October 11th to face the Coulee Region Chill on Trig’s Saving Pack Night.  The doors open at 6:45pm and the puck drops at 7:30pm.

(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.

FULL ROSTER

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.

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(Wausau, WI)- The Wausau RiverWolves are just 60 days away from hitting the home ice at Marathon Park Ice Arena.  The RiverWolves will take on the Willmar Warhawks in their first home  series Friday, September 27th and Saturday, September 28th. Wausau will play 22 home games and 47 total games during their 2019-20 Regular Season, which runs through March 7th. The home schedule will feature 13 Friday, 8 Saturday and 1 Sunday game. All games are broadcast via HockeyTV. The RiverWolves full promotional schedule will be released in September.

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Printable Schedule

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Physical Address: Marathon Park 1201 Stewart Avenue Wausau, WI 54401

Mailing Address: Wausau RiverWolves P.O. Box 694 Wausau, WI 54402-0694

Office Hours Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

Phone: 715 869 3132

Wausau, WI – The Wausau RiverWolves of the NA3HL are proud to announce that Forward Alex Piotrowski has committed to play Division 1 (ACHA) college hockey at Northern Illinois.

Piotrowski, a native of Green Bay, Wisconsin played in 46 games this past season with the RiverWolves. In those games he recorded 16 points with 6 goals and 10 assists. He becomes the 4th RiverWolves player to commit to play college hockey in the fall of 2019.

Alex is a player that brings excellent energy to everything he does on the ice and we are looking forward to following his collegiate career as he continues to develop, ” stated Head Coach Colin Bailey.

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.

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