COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – While the players for the third annual CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game were previously announced, USA Hockey today unveiled the division of players that will comprise Team Grier and Team Olczyk. Former NHL players Mike Grier and Eddie Olczyk will each coach a team in the event, which will feature 42 of the top American-born prospects eligible for the 2015 National Hockey League Entry Draft. The game is slated for Sept. 25, at First Niagara Center, home of the National Hockey League’s Buffalo Sabres.
Twenty-three players appeared on NHL Central Scouting's "Futures List," which highlights players that have potential to be selected in the first three rounds of the draft.
The game will include four players from New York, Jeremy Bracco (Freeport, N.Y.), Joseph Cecconi (Youngstown, N.Y.), Jordan Greenway (Potsdam, N.Y.) and Steven Ruggiero (Kings Park, N.Y.).
For the complete Team Grier and Team Olczyk rosters, see below.
Notes: Follow @USAHockey on Twitter for information regarding the CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game and join the conversation by using #AAPG ... Don Granato (Team Grier) and Nick Fohr (Team Olczyk) of USA Hockey's National Team Development Program will serve as assistant coaches ... CCM-designed uniforms will be unveiled next week … Players selected to compete in the CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game were chosen by USA Hockey in conjunction with NHL Central Scouting ... The Buffalo Sabres and First Niagara Center are hosting the CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game for the second time. They put on the inaugural event Sept. 29, 2012, when Team McClanahan beat Team Housley, 5-2.