Love the way the 6-foot-1 lefty walks the blue line with possession and his head up. Rossi has the ability to distribute or score from that point position and will be a real nice asset for the Highlanders from the back end.
He has great vision and a habit of finding teammates open on the weak side, Douma’s abilities lead to lots of opportunities on the offensive end and he can be a huge asset on the power play.
A nice goal-scorer’s touch around the net, the 5-foot-8 Maschke tallied 16 goals as a junior and led west-siders in scoring on Team Green in the MDHL this fall.
The big-bodied 17-year-old is an absolute point producer. Crossland needs just one point as a senior to reach the 100-point plateau in his impressive three-year career and his final campaign could be his best.
He’s got good size and moves with confidence, anticipating the play well. Lawson had a sub-2.00 goals-against average in limited time last season and the net is his for the taking now in year two.
A reliable two-way player with a solid release, Sharma is expected to have an impact in every aspect of the game for the Wildcats. Should be a do-it-all type player on offense, defense and both ends of special teams.
The Hornets are 27-2-2 in games over the past two seasons where Wright records a point.
He’s been a big part of the Saline offense and is poised to play an even bigger role this season.
If expectations are to remain high around RU after last year’s run, they’ll have to lean heavily on upperclassmen like Myers to lead the charge in his final season. He’s certainly capable of carrying the load up front.
Had a pretty quiet fall season but make no mistake, Milanowski is capable of scoring in bunches. The 5-foot-9 forward had 11 multi-point games as a sophomore and finished with the highest rating among Pioneers at plus-31.
Played a ton last year as a freshman, 23 starts to be exact, and took huge strides in his development this fall with one of the best save percentages in the MDHL. A young ‘04, Neuhardt has potential to be one of the better young goalies in the state.
A three-sport athlete for the Dragons, who stars in football and lacrosse while also hanging 36 points as a sophomore last season. Manzo is a well-rounded athlete and his game on the ice reflects that, averaging a point per game in his young career.
He’s a fast-paced player that can catch and make passes without breaking stride. Linart can buzz on the forecheck at times too and use his feet to create opportunities in the offensive zone.
Maybe one of the best wrist shots in all of Mid-Michigan, Hovey has good size and smooth hands and can bring a real physical presence to the game as well. Most impactful when he plays center, where he can be engaged in the play at both ends.
Small in stature at 5-foot-7 but a fearless competitor that will challenge anyone in a battle along the boards. Peters has 35 points in 50 career games and is only halfway through his tenure, adding a ton of value to the Trojans’ lineup.
A sure-handed, puck-moving D-man with a swift release. Rallis is always looking to jump into the play and be active in the offense whether it be even strength or on the power play.
Takes up the bottom third of the net with his butterfly and eats up a lot of opportunities in close quarters. His numbers won’t overwhelm you but if you read between the lines, Yost will give his Falcons squad a chance to win every night.
Had a relatively quiet junior campaign with five goals and 15 points in his first season. As an upperclassman, he’ll be relied upon a ton in his second season after the Mustangs graduated 13 seniors last spring.
The ‘02 power forward scored 15 goals, most of which came against FHC’s toughest opponents last season. With the Rangers ready to erupt in ‘19-20, Kelly should be at the forefront of a strong campaign for FHC.
All-State honorable mention last season as a sophomore, he totaled seven goals and 18 points, returning as FHNE’s leading scorer. With a full season under his belt, Cain has potential to explode as an up-and-coming west-side forward.
Put up 32 points as a forward last season for the Chargers but made the transition to defense this fall for the Top 80 Showcase. May be a sign of things to come? Washburn has a formidable skillset that should allow him to create from either spot.
A point per game guy in the MIHL last year, Strehlke produced in some of the Blue Devils’ biggest games. The ‘02 forward is a well-rounded athlete that can help GPS compete against the top teams it will face this season.
He’s big and takes up a lot of net, Moutzalias appeared in 19 games as a sophomore. Showed some flashes in his first season of the MDHL and no doubt benefitted from competing at a fast pace this fall.
Compiled an 8-2-1 record and a sub-2.00 goals-against average in his first season as a backup. In line for a bigger slice of minutes with the departure of recently graduated Tyler Bergwall, the 5-foot-10 Hakkola has all the tools to backstop the Redmen full-time.
First one in and last one out of the offensive zone. Loves to go north and will have good production for the Cardinals but would like to see him really buckle down in the defensive end a little bit more.
Only played in six games last season playing behind 6-foot-5 Cooper Black. However, Jimmy B casts a 6-foot-4 shadow of his own and now into the spotlight, could turn Alpena into “Goalie High” if he follows up Black’s stellar season with an outstanding outing of his own in ‘19-20.
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