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(Wausau, WI)- The Wausau RiverWolves will participate in the 2020 NA3HL Draft Thursday, April 23rd starting at 3pm. Fans can watch live round-by-round coverage on HockeyTV or follow the draft online via NA3HLDraft.com. The NA3HL Entry Draft will consist of four  rounds. Each eligible NA3HL Club shall be entitled to one selection per round unless it has acquired or lost selections due to approved trades with other NA3HL Clubs. RiverWolves draft pick details will be released at a later date.

Amateur players less than 21 years of age on December 31, 2020 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 2019-20 season and did not accept a tender from an NA3HL team prior to the 2020 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 2020-21 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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There are many great non-profit organizations in Central Wisconsin.  The Wausau RiverWolves are excited to help support those organizations through our RiverWolves Community Partner Program.

How does the RiverWolves Community Partner Program work?

  • Any 501c non-profit organization providing programs and/or services in the Central Wisconsin area can apply to be a RiverWolves Featured Community Partner. The RiverWolves will select one Featured Community Partner for each of the team’s regular season home games.
  • All net proceeds of the “Chuck-a-Puck” game will be donated to the Featured Community Partner that is selected for that game.
  • The selected organization may also pre-sell tickets to the game and will receive a $2 donation for each game ticket they sell.
  • Featured Community Partner are invited to bring promotional/educational materials from their organization to give to game attendees.
  • The RiverWolves will make announcements throughout the game identifying the” Featured Community Partner.” The announcement will include a brief description of the organizations mission/work and encourage guests to stop by the table to learn more and show their support by participating in the Chuck-a-Puck Game.

What’s required of the Community Partner organization?

  • The Featured Community Partner organization must provide 2 -4 volunteers to staff the “Chuck-a-Puck” table to sell pucks from 6:00pm until the end of the 2nd period (approx. 9:00pm). At the end of the 2nd period those people who have purchased pucks will have a chance to win prizes by “chucking” their pucks onto the ice.
  • Provide a brief description of the organization’s mission/work to be read during the game announcements.
  • Providing educational/promotional materials at the game and selling game tickets are optional activities, and not required in order to be selected as a Featured Community Partner.
  • Community Partner organizations are welcome to promote the game and their selection as the Featured Community Partner. The RiverWolves will guarantee a minimum donation but the more pucks sold the bigger the donation that the organization will receive!
  • Community Partner Program Application 20-21 season

For more information on the program and to submit an application contact Zach Serwe at the RiverWolves.  zach@riverwolveshockey.com (715) 869-3132.

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)- Join us for our 2nd Trig’s Savings Pack Night at Marathon Park Ice Arena Saturday, February 1st as we play host to division rival Milwaukee Power. Fans can take advantage of following packages!

2 Adults tickets + 2 Hot Dogs +2 Beers (Bud/Bud Light) =$25

-Save over $5 off Full Retail Price

2 Student tickets + 2 Hot Dogs + 2 Sodas = $12

-Save $5 off Full Retail Price

Tickets are available online or over the 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.

*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.

Veterans and current service members will be honored at our second annual Military Appreciation Night presented by Milwaukee Burger Company on Friay, November 8th. .Service members will receive a FREE ticket that night as we thank them for all they have done for our great country.

Patriot K9s of Wisconsin will receive 100% of the chuck a puck proceeds at that game! They proudly provide training for U.S. Military Veterans and Shelter Dogs working together to combat the effects of PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Military Sexual Incident (MSI)

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)- The RiverWolves travel to St. Louis to take on the St. Louis Jr. Blues in the first series between the two teams this season.  Heading into Saturday evening’s contest Wausau holds a 1-5-1 record, while St. Louis sits at 9-2-1 record this season.

What to Watch For

Wausau will be going for their first road win in their fifth road contest as they look to build off the momentum of Friday night’s win versus Coulee Region. Saturday’s game marks the first game of a six-game road trip for the team.

The Jr. Blues are led by Sean Hofstetter, Jacob Wiethaupt, and Joey Solimando who combined have nearly 50 points on the season.  The trio will look to add on to their early season success in the North American 3 Hockey League.

In the Crease

Tyler Klatt, native of Monticello, Minnesota is expected to start in net for the RiverWolves.  He currently holds a 1-4-1 record with a goals against average of 4.89.  His save percentage is at .915. Klatt picked up the win Friday night by stopping 56 of the 58 shots he faced.

The Jr. Blues are expected to have Hartland, Michigan native Brett Tome start in net.  His record for the season is 5-1-1 and his save percentage is at .930.  His goals against average is at 1.78.

Up Next

St. Louis and Wausau will wrap up their weekend series Sunday with a 1:00pm puck drop. Catch the action on hockeytv. Your Wausau RiverWolves  next home game is Friday, November 8th at 7:30 pm for Military Appreciation Night presented by Milwaukee Burger Company.  For tickets visit RiverWolvesHockey.com.

Wausau WI- RiverWolves took on the Coulee Region Chill Friday evening at Marathon Park Ice Arena in the first matchup of the season versus their Central Division foe.  The game itself was a game of runs as Wausau jumped out early only to watch the Chill attempt a comeback.  The first period was full of shots as Coulee outshot Wausau nearly by a 2:1 margin.  However, it was RiverWolves forward Tanner Eskro who scored his third of the season at the 13:27 mark in the first that put Wausau 1-0 after one period.

In the second, the shots began to even out some as Coulee outshot the RiverWolves by just three.  Still, the same trend continued as the RiverWolves were the ones to find the back of the net.  At the 1:27 mark of the period, Kasey Couture notched his first goal of the year to put Wausau up 2-0.  Ian Raddatz joined the scoring party as he added his first tally of the year to extend the RiverWolves’ lead to 3-0 at the 6:19 point in the period.  Coulee then switched out their goalie Gunnar Snyder in favor of Devin Naidow as they tried to slow down the RiverWolves.  The Chill were able to somewhat slow the momentum when their own Marco Escobar scored his third goal at the 13:03 mark.

The third period started out with a bang as each team scored within the first five minutes of action.  Coulee scored its second 17 seconds in courtesy of Sam VanderHoeven.  Wausau was able to respond at the 4:25 mark thanks to Jared Meyer etching his name into the score sheet.   The win improves Wausau to 1-5-1 while the Coulee Region Chill drop to 2-4 on the young season.

RiverWolves goaltender Tyler Klatt stopped 56 of 58 shots and received the victory.  Coulee used two goalies over the course of the game as Devin Naidow relieved starter Gunnar Snyder.  Snyder stopped 14 of 17 shots and took home the loss.  Naidow stopped 21 of 22 in relief duty.

Your Wausau RiverWolves are back home next on November 8th at Marathon Park.  The puck drops at 7:30 pm and it is Military Appreciation Night presented by Milwaukee Burger Company. For tickets visit riverwolveshockey.com

(Wausau, WI)- Join the Wausau RiverWolves Friday, September 27  for the Home Opener! The first 250 fans will receive a pair of RiverWolves Sunglasses Doors Open at 6:45pm and the puck drops at 7:30pm vs Willmar Warhawks.

BUY TICKETS ONLINE

Tickets are available online via  riverwolveshockey.com, over the 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+) and Military

$5 Students (5-18)

Under 5 is Free

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

Ticket Questions: Please email: zach@riverwolveshockey.com

Each season the RiverWolves recruit talented junior hockey players who show great potential to play at the college level, and beyond, who do not live within a reasonable driving distance of Marathon Park, in Wausau, WI. To take advantage of this great opportunity, the players need families willing to share their homes, and become a “home away from home” for them. The importance of the billet families to the RiverWolves organization is immeasurable. The players ages range from 16-20, players will be required to take classes in local colleges, or hold part time jobs while pursuing their hockey opportunities and dreams. In most cases, very strong bonds are made between the player and the billet family as well as with the player’s family. These relationships will often carry on for many years after the player has left the team. Often host families can be seen following the player during their college career. Our players will prove to be great role models for younger children in the host family, as they demonstrate hard work and determination to achieve tough goals.

What is expected of the host family?

The player needs a room of their own, or can share with a team member. They will need a bed, bureau and closet space. While players are expected to provide bed and bath linens, personal care items, cell phones, media equipment and take care of their own transportation needs (most have their own vehicle). The family is not required to cook for the players each day but would be asked to welcome the players to meals being cooked by the family when available. Players will be required to eat on their own when meals are not available. Simply put, the players must be able to be self-sufficient and able to cook and clean up for themselves.

What is expected of the players?

The players must adhere to all team and house rules and show respect and consideration toward all family members. Your generosity will not be taken for granted.

How long is a host family’s commitment?

This varies depending on the player. Some are with the family during the hockey season only. Others need to complete the school year. Some players go home for the weekend as often as the game schedule permits. All players go home over the holiday break, unless they are from a different country and are unable to make it home.

Families receive a monthly billeting payment for each player. Some have found it easier to house two players as they then travel together and are company for each other. Host families have included traditional 2-parent families, single-parent families and “empty-nesters” too. All that’s really needed is a willingness to help a player pursue their dream by providing a “home away from home”.

If you are interested in being a host family, please contact us today. Your willingness to share your home and family is all it takes, and you will truly make a difference in a player’s life.

Please email: jenny@riverwolveshockey.com or call 7158693132 for more information on hosting a RiverWolves Player.