Posted 76 days ago ago by Kendall Grayson
Kearney, NE. – The United States Hockey League (USHL) has released the full team rosters for the 2018 NHL Top Prospects Game in Kearney, NE at the Viaero Center on January 9th, 2018. Two Tri-City Storm players have been named to Team West and will represent the Tri-City Storm in the game. Forward Wyllum Deveaux and Defenseman Jace Foskey were each selected to the exclusive roster earlier today. The two teams will showcase 40 of the best NHL draft eligible players from the USHL this season.
Wyllum Deveaux, 17, from Sackville, Nova Scotia will represent the Storm in the game at the Forward position. Deveaux is in his second season with Tri-City and has tallied 24 points in 63 career games. Prior to the 2016-2017 season, the Tri-City Storm selected Deveaux in the 3rd round of the 2016 USHL Draft. Earlier this year, Deveaux was named to NHL Central Scouting’s “Players to Watch list”. Previously, Deveaux announced his commitment to Harvard.
“Wyllum is a player with great work ethic, and who treats every day like a pro. He is multidimensional, skilled, physical, and he can make plays. His versatility as a defenseman is a big reason why pro scouts want to see him in this game”- Head Coach Anthony Noreen
“It’s an honor to be named to the Top Prospects Game roster. I’m looking forward to playing in front of our home fans at the Viaero Center and representing the Storm well”- Storm Forward Wyllum Deveaux
Jace Foskey, 17, of Southlake Texas will represent the Storm in the game at the Defense position. Foskey is in his second season with Tri-City and has registered 13 points in 61 career games with the Storm. Prior to the 2016-2017 season, the Tri-City Storm selected Foskey in the 1st round of the 2016 USHL Draft. Foskey previously announced his commitment to Harvard.
“Jace is a guy who has taken a huge stride from last year to this year. He’s a big player, very strong, and a very good skater for someone his age. He defends well, is hard to play against, and brings a physical presence that is important for a defenseman. He possess all the attributes that a coach loves to see in a good defenseman”- Head Coach Anthony Noreen
“It’s a great honor to represent Kearney and the Tri-City Storm in the Top Prospects game. I’m looking forward to playing in front of our home fans and hopefully putting on a good show”- Storm Defenseman Jace Foskey
The 2018 NHL Top Prospects Game will take place on January 9th at the Viaero Center in Kearney. The event will showcase the top talent in the USHL, and include several players who are projected to be drafted at the 2018 NHL Draft at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online via stormhockey.com, or by calling (308) 338-8144.