SIX RAYS’ TO PLAY IN TOP PROSPECTS TOURNAMENT

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – The IceRays will be well represented for the NAHL Top Prospects Tournament as the league has announced the rosters for next month’s event, which will be held from February 18-20 at the Troy Sports Center in Troy, Michigan.

Perry D’Arrisso, Emil Romig, Wayland Williams, and Hayden Stewart will all play for team Texas, while Jalen Schulz and Brandon Smith will dress for the NAHL 18U Selects.

“The Top Prospects Tournament is a bigger exposure event and honors elite players in the league,” said IceRays head coach Justin Quenneville.  “We are honored to have six players represent the team and we wish them the best of luck.”

February 18th: 2:00pm– Dakota vs. Great Lakes; 4:30pm – NAHL 18U Selects vs. Midwest; 7:00pm – Frontier vs. Texas                 

February 19th: 2:00pmNAHL 18U Selects vs. Dakota; 4:30pm – Frontier vs. Midwest; 7:00pm – Great Lakes vs. Texas

February 20th: 9:00am– Frontier vs. NAHL 18U Selects; 11:30am – Texas vs. Dakota; 2:00pm – Midwest vs. Great Lakes

This is the second year in a row that D’Arrisso and Smith have been chosen to play in the tournament.

The NAHL Top Prospects Tournament has become one of the most highly-scouted events of its kind.  Last season, over 160 scouts attended the event, which featured almost every NHL team and NCAA Division I school.  Over a third of the players that competed in last year’s event ended up with an NCAA Division I opportunity.

The IceRays are on the road this weekend as they take on the Odessa Jackalopes.  Puck drops at 7:05PM, coverage begins at 6:50PM with the IceRays Pregame Show on 91.1FM KSGR, ksgr.org, ustream.com, and fasthockey.com. 

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