Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Future Badgers: Central Scouting, Junior Select Team

Central Scouting has released its list of players to watch for the 2008 NHL draft. Milzie was nice enough to pick out the Badger recruits and potential recruits on the list.

"A" Players
Tyler Barnes
Jake Gardiner
Derek Stepan
Peter Wiercioch (potential recruit)

"B" Players
Brock Montpetit
Jordy Murray
Matt Thurber
Craig Smith

"C" Players
Nick Pryor
Derek Lee (potential recruit)

Team USA has released its roster for the 2007 Junior Select Team that will play in the World Junior A Challenge in British Columbia Nov. 5-11. Badger recruit Craig Smith has made the team, as has fellow Wisconsinite (and New Hampshire recruit) Blake Kessel. Potential recruit Derek Lee will be playing for Canada West.