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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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Wausau, WI – The Wausau RiverWolves of the NA3HL are proud to announce that Forward Barak Broad has committed to play Division 2 (ACHA) college hockey at Utah State.

Broad, a native of Sheridan, Wyoming  played in 65 games over the past two seasons with the RiverWolves. In those games he recorded 14 points with 1 goal and 13 assists. He captained the 2018-19 RiverWolves squad, which was unfortunately cut short  as he suffered a mid-season shoulder injury.

“Barak was an outstanding leader for our program the past two seasons. He is the epitome of what a captain should be and we wish him the best of luck during this collegiate hockey career at Utah State, ” 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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Wausau, WI – The Wausau Riverwolves (NA3HL) Colin Brey, a 6 ft. 2 in. 200 lb. defenseman, has committed to play ACHA D1 hockey for Northern Illinois University. Brey was a Pre-Post player for the Riverwolves during the 2018-19 season. He started in 14 games and contributed (1g, 2a).  During his Senior season at Wisconsin Rapids Lincoln H.S.  Brey netted 20 total points.

“I’ll definitely miss Wausau. I met a lot of great people and will always be grateful to the Wausau Riverwolves organization for developing my skills. Plus letting me play hockey in front of the awesome fans. I’m excited to play high level college hockey at NIU with their move to the D1 level and the new Midwest College Hockey Conference while pursuing a degree in Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. NIU seemed like the best fit for me and had everything I was looking for to attend college. I would also like to thank their coaching staff for recruiting me,” stated Brey.

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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Wausau, WI – The Wausau RiverWolves have signed defenseman Cade Wyluda to a 2019-2020 tender agreement.   He was a member of the Princeton High School Tigers program where in 24 games Wyluda recorded 17 points.  The Princeton, Minnesota native stands 6’0″ and checks in at 170lbs.

Head Coach Colin Bailey is looking forward to having Wyluda in Wausau during the 2019-2020 season. “Wyluda will be a welcomed addition to our blue line. He brings good defensive skill as well as previous leadership experience to our program and we are excited to have him apart of the program,” stated Bailey.

 

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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Join the RiverWolves Friday, March 8th  as they face the St. Louis Jr. Blues on $2 Beer Night presented by Budweiser.

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. 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 Wausau RiverWolves have signed goaltender Jeb Lindy to a 2019-2020 tender agreement.  Lindy holds at 2.21 goals against average and .898 save percentage in 26 games for the South Florida Hockey Academy U18 team.  The Covington, Kentucky native stands 6’4″ and checks in at 190lbs.

Head Coach Tom Murphy is excited to have Lindy join the RiverWolves during the 2019-2020 season. ” Jeb is an excellent goaltender and we are looking forward to having him apart of our 2019-2020 team,” stated Murphy.

The RiverWolves are back on the home ice Friday, March 8th. It’s a $2 Beer night presented by Budweiser. The doors open at 6:45pm, with the first puck dropping at 7:30pm. For tickets visit: 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 – RiverWolves’ defenseman Max Bembinster has been named Great Northern Conference Player of the Year and 1st team All-Conference. Bembinster played in five games during the RiverWolves 17-18 season and will join the RiverWolves following the conclusion of his high school hockey season. The current Tomahawk Hatchet has played in 19 games this year, while contributing 10 goals and 22 assists.

” I am humbled by the Conference Player of the Year award. I can’t take all the credit for this accomplishment as I couldn’t achieve the things I do without the support from my team,” stated Bembinster.

Join the Wausau RiverWolves on February 8th at 7:30 p.m.  for the Teddy Bear Toss game as they take on the Milwaukee Power at Marathon Park. 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! 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. Office Hours: M-F 9am-4pm. Doors Open 45 minutes before Puck Drop at 7:30p.m.

Wausau, WI – The Wausau RiverWolves have signed forward Keegan Moore to a 2019-2020 tender agreement.  Moore has been making the most of his Senior season for the FGR/Greenhills Irish in Ann Arbor, Michigan.  In 11 games he has notched 17 points (12 goals and 5 assists).

Head Coach Tom Murphy is looking forward to having Moore join the RiverWolves during the 2019-2020 campaign. ” Keegan is an outstanding goal scorer and we are excited to have him apart of our 2019-2020 squad,” stated Murphy.

The RiverWolves are back on the home ice this Friday, January 25th. It’s the final $2 Beer night presented by Budweiser. The first 250 fans 21+ receive a RiverWolves Bottle Opener. The doors open at 6:45pm, with the first puck dropping at 7:30pm. For tickets visit: 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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Goalie # 35 Alexandr Gilev

What is your hometown?

  • Novosibirsk, Russia

What have you enjoyed most about playing hockey in the United States?

  • It was my dream to play in U.S.A. , so playing here means a lot to me.

Who has had the biggest influence on your hockey career?

  • My uncle.

Favorite show to binge watch?

  • White Collar

What are your future hockey goals?

  • To play professional

What is your favorite thing to do in your free time in Wausau?

  • Play pubg

What is your favorite American food?

  • McDonald’s here, because the taste is better here than in Russia.

What is your favorite food to eat back home in Russia?

  • Pelmeni

Funniest guy on the team?

  • Tyler

Favorite NHL team?       

  • Montreal Canadians

Favorite NHL Player?

  • Carey Price

Favorite Hockey Movie?

  • Legend #17

Special thanks to RiverWolves defenseman Deniss Berdniks for translating the interview from Russian to English.

Wausau, WI-  The Wausau RiverWolves play host to the Peoria Mustangs at Marathon Park Ice Arena tonight at 7:30 p.m. To date Peoria leads the season series two games to one. Wausau split a series November 9th and 10th in Wausau, winning 4-2 and falling 4-0 on the 10th. The last time they met was in Peoria on November 30th. The Mustangs were clicking on all cylinders that night as they went on to win 7-0.

What to Watch For

Look for Peoria’s Jack Radley to be all over the place as he is working on adding to his point streak.  Radley has had at least one point in his last 17 games and has 29 points overall in that span.  Jack leads the Mustangs in points with 36 on the season and is second on the team in goals with 17.

Wausau forward Rollie Carlson had himself quite a series over the weekend against Evansville.  He had five goals and five assists over the three-game series to bring his season total to 10 and 22 respectively.  Carlson leads the RiverWolves in points with 31 and is second in goals.

Between the Pipes

Peoria is expected to start goaltender Jaden Gardner out of Norman, Illinois.  He has a 6-3 record with a .922 save percentage and one shutout.  His goals against average is currently at 2.31.

Wausau is planning to send out Alexandr Gilev, a goaltender out of Krasnoobsk, Russia.  He has started 16 games for the RiverWolves compiling a 5-9-1 record with a 3.71 goals against average.  His save percentage sits at .907.

Up Next

The RiverWolves are back on the home ice January 4th and 5th for a pair of 7:30 p.m. puck drops versus the Willmar Warhawks. January 5th is Youth Hockey Night presented by Sam’s Pizza. All youth hockey players receive a FREE ticket to that game by wearing their jersey. For tickets visit: riverwolveshockey.com.