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Acquired from Muskegon in exchange for Jack McNeely
Kearney, Neb. – The Tri-City Storm has acquired forward Logan Drevitch from the Muskegon Lumberjacks in exchange for defenseman Jack McNeely, Head Coach and General Manager Bill Muckalt announced Monday.
A second-year USHL forward, Drevitch has four goals, nine points, a plus-two rating and 51 penalty minutes in 19 games this season. The 18-year-old winger from Middleborough, Massachusetts is committed to Merrimack College, stands 5-foot-10 and weighs 165 pounds.
McNeely, 19, was named Storm Captain at the beginning of the season. In 17 games this season, McNeely recorded an assist and a minus-four rating. Last season, McNeely played in 59 regular season games and 11 playoff games as the Storm marched to its first Clark Cup.
“We want to thank Jack for all of his hard work and contributions,” said Muckalt. “We appreciate everything he’s given our team since the start of last season and wish him the best of luck in Muskegon.”
Drevitch Storm Bio
Drevitch becomes the second former Lumberjack to join the Storm this season; Danny DiGrande also played on Muskegon last season. In 55 games during 2015-16, Drevitch had three goals, 15 points and a team-leading 104 penalty minutes.
Drevitch’s older brother, Tyler, 21, is a freshman at Merrimack that played in the USHL from 2014-16 for Des Moines, Muskegon and Youngstown. The brothers’ father is Scott Drevitch, a former defenseman for Maine and UMass-Lowell. Scott played professionally in North America and overseas in Europe from 1988-2007, including 218 games in the ECHL, 104 AHL contests, five seasons in the UHL and parts of four IHL campaigns.
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Tri-City returns home for a pair of home games on Friday, December 2 and Saturday, December 3 against Waterloo. Friday’s game is a 7:05 p.m. puck drop for First Responders Night, presented by New West Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery, plus a $5 Kids Friday. Tri-City will honor local first responders throughout the night, paying tribute to the hard work and efforts of so many in the central Nebraska community.
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