USA Hockey revealed today the jerseys that will be worn at the seventh annual USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game. In addition to the jerseys, the designed uniforms include gloves, helmets, pants and socks for Team Langenbrunner (White) and Team Leopold (Blue). The game is slated for Sept. 19 at Xcel Energy Center, home of the NHL's Minnesota Wild.
Team Langenbrunner (Blue) and Team Leopold (White) jerseys
The event features 42 of the top American-born prospects eligible for the 2019 NHL Draft, including 10 Minnesotans and Jack Hughes (Orlando, Fla.), the consensus top pick in next year's NHL Draft. U.S. Olympians and Minnesota natives Jamie Langenbrunner (Cloquet, Minn.) and Jordan Leopold (Golden Valley, Minn.) will each coach a team.
To date, 155 alumni of the USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game have been drafted in the NHL, highlighted by 36 first-round selections. Among the drafted alumni are six Minnesota Wild selections, including Louie Belpedio, Luke Kunin and Jordan Greenway, who all skated for the Wild last season.
NOTES: Media wishing to attend the 2018 USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game should complete the online credential form, found here ... The 42-player roster was announced on Aug. 17 and can be found here ... Players selected to compete in the USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game were chosen by USA Hockey in conjunction with NHL Central Scouting ... Previous host sites for the USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game include Buffalo (2012, 2014, 2015, 2017), Pittsburgh (2013) and Philadelphia (2016).