The 40 players that will play in the inaugural CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game were announced Wednesday by USA Hockey.
The game, which will include 40 of the top American prospects eligible for the 2013 NHL draft, will take place Saturday, Sept. 29 at First Niagara Center in Buffalo, N.Y.
The roster is represented by 31 players from the United States Hockey League, including 22 from USA Hockey’s National Team Development Program in Ann Arbor, Mich. More than half of the players have Division I commitments in place.
Players were chosen by USA Hockey in conjunction with NHL Central Scouting and represent 13 different states. Minnesota has seven participants and Illinois and Michigan each have six. Other states include California, Colorado, Connecticut, Iowa, Massachusetts, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas and Wisconsin.
More information will be forthcoming, including how the teams will be divided, coaches and ticket information.
|Name||Position||2011-12 Team||College Commitment|
|Eamon McAdam||G||Waterloo (USHL)||Penn State|
|Jared Rutledge||G||U.S. NTDP||Michigan|
|Gage Ausmus||D||U.S. NTDP||Denver|
|Will Butcher||D||U.S. NTDP||Denver|
|Mike Downing||D||Dubuque (USHL)||Michigan|
|Trevor Hamilton||D||U.S. NTDP||Miami|
|Dakota Mermis||D||Green Bay (USHL)||Denver|
|Steve Santini||D||U.S. NTDP||Boston College|
|Scott Savage||D||U.S. NTDP||Boston College|
|Keaton Thompson||D||U.S. NTDP||North Dakota|
|Evan Allen||F||U.S. NTDP||Michigan|
|Taylor Cammarata||F||Waterloo (USHL)||Minnesota|
|J.T. Compher||F||U.S. NTDP||Michigan|
|Dawson Cook||F||U.S. NTDP||Notre Dame|
|Austin Farley||F||Fargo (USHL)||Minnesota-Duluth|
|Ryan Fitzgerald||F||Malden (Mass.) Catholic HS||Boston College|
|Luke Johnson||F||Lincoln (USHL)||North Dakota|
|Tyler Kelleher||F||U.S. NTDP||New Hampshire|
|Matt Lane||F||U.S. NTDP||Boston University|
|Anthony Louis||F||U.S. NTDP||Miami|
|Mike McCarron||F||U.S. NTDP||Michigan State|
|Jacob Montgomery||F||Shattuck-St. Mary's (Minn.)||Nebraska-Omaha|
|Tyler Motte||F||U.S. NTDP||Michigan|
|Ross Olsson||F||Williston Northampton School (Mass.)||Northeastern|
|Quentin Shore||F||U.S. NTDP||Denver|
|Devin Tringale||F||Lawrence Academy (Mass.)||Harvard|
|Frank Vatrano||F||U.S. NTDP||Boston College|