#21 Blais Richartz
F | 5'10" | 185 lbs. | June 23, 2000
Hometown: Menomonie, Wisconsin
USHL Draft: 2016, Phase II, 14th round, 226th overall by the Tri-City Storm.
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- After starting his league career as an affiliate player, Richartz prepares for his first full USHL season in 2016-17.
With the Storm
- 2016-17: Scored in USHL debut and contributed four assists and five points in 11 games ... Finished out the final month of the Storm season as an unlimited affiliate player ... First USHL goal came on a wrist shot from the right circle in debut vs. SF, a 4-0 Storm win that helped snap a seven-game losing streak (2/24) ... Recorded first assist 3/11 at MAD ... Completed season with three assists in final four games, including helpers in three straight games from 3/31-4/7.
- Added as an unlimited affiliate on March 7, 2017.
Before the Storm:
- 2016-17: Captained Victory Honda U16 and led the team with 16 goals and 25 points in 32 regular season games. Tendered with the NAHL’s Minnesota Wilderness in December and skated in three games.
- 2014-16: Spent his freshman and sophomore years at Menomonie High School and led the group with 26 goals and 49 points in 2015-16. Also skated for Team Wisconsin.
- Victory Honda helped develop active Storm players Jack Summers and Ronnie Attard (captained Victory Honda in 2015-16). In 2015-16, Attard and Summers led Victory Honda to the U16 National Championship game.