MINNESOTA IRON RANGERS JR. A HOCKEY
Release date: Friday, June 26, 2015
Iron Rangers announce camp dates/signings
HOYT LAKES – The Minnesota Iron Rangers of the Superior International Junior Hockey League have announced they will be holding a prospects camp Aug. 7-9 at Richfield Ice Arena in suburban Minneapolis, Minn.
Cost of the three-day event is $250.
In other team news the club has announced it has re-signed defenceman Jake Ellingson along with forwards Hunter Routheau, Eric Madison and Alex Arnold for the 2015-16 season.
In 32 games last season the 19-year-old Ellingson, who hails from Fargo, N.D., scored 10 times and added eight assists.
Routheau, 20, is from Green Bay, Wis., and picked up 35 points in 54 outings for Minnesota in 2014-15 on 11 tallies and 24 helpers.
As for Madison, the 20-year-old from St. Paul, Minn., he too was an 11-goal man for the Iron Rangers while also chipping in with eight assists in 52 games.
The 20-year-old Arnold played in 45 regular season games for the club last season with the Omaha, Neb., native scoring nine times and setting up 13 others for 22 points.
Minnesota also shipped the playing rights of defenceman Evan Bennett to the Buffalo Jr. Sabres (OJHL) for a player development fee.
FORT FRANCES LAKERS JR. A HOCKEY CLUB
Release date: Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Lakers acquire forward Lemelin
FORT FRANCES -- The Superior International Junior Hockey League champion Fort Frances Lakers announced Wednesday that they have acquired forward Francois Lemelin from the Kindersley Klippers of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League for a player development fee (PDF).
"Francois is a big body player that can play in the middle or left side," said Fort Frances head coach/general manager Wayne Strachan.
"His skill set is good and he brings in experience having played Jr. A the last three years with stops in the CCHL, NAHL and SJHL," adeed Strachan.
"He is a 19-year-old and we are hoping he can break through in his junior career with us."
No upcoming events found.
October: Cole Golka, Dryden
January: Lucas DeBenedet, Fort Frances
November: Evan Erickson, Minnesota
February: Nathan Park, Fort Frances
December: Cole Golka, Dryden