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Wolves Alumnus Schnarr Named to CHL Top Prospects Game Roster
Submitted By WMHA on Thursday, December 15, 2016
The Canadian Hockey League in association with the host Quebec Remparts Hockey Club, and title partner Sherwin-Williams, today announced the 40 players that will compete in the 2017 Sherwin-Williams CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game at Centre Vidéotron in Quebec City on Monday January 30, 2017.

Congratulations to Wolves alumnus Nate Schnarr who has been selected for Team ORR in the CHL player showcase event!  The is the 2nd consecutive season that Wolves alumni have featured in the Top Prospects Game!




The 40 CHL players competing in the game were chosen by all 30 NHL clubs and divided into teams by NHL Central Scouting.  All 15 CHL players chosen in the first round of the 2016 NHL Draft competed in last year’s game played in Vancouver.  In 20 years, 278 CHL players from this event have been chosen by NHL clubs in the first round of the NHL Draft representing 47% of all players selected.


Since the event was first introduced in 1996 the game has featured 13 players selected with the first overall pick in the NHL Draft including Connor McDavid, Aaron Ekblad, Nathan MacKinnon, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Taylor Hall, John Tavares, Steven Stamkos, Patrick Kane, Marc-Andre Fleury, Rick Nash, Vincent Lecavalier, Joe Thornton, and Chris Phillips.

2017 Sherwin-Williams CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game Rosters:

Team Cherry:

Goaltenders:
Ian Scott (Prince Albert Raiders)
Stuart Skinner (Lethbridge Hurricanes)

Defencemen:
Cal Foote (Kelowna Rockets)
Antoine Crête-Belzile (Blainville Boisbriand-Armada)
Henri Jokiharju (Portland Winterhawks)
Pierre-Olivier Joseph (Charlottetown Islanders)
Artyom Minulin (Swift Current Broncos)
Jarret Tyszka (Seattle Thunderbirds)

Forwards:
Maxime Comtois (Victoriaville Tigres)
MacKenzie Entwistle (Hamilton Bulldogs)
Jake Leschyshyn (Regina Pats)
Ivan Lodnia (Erie Otters)
Antoine Morand (Acadie-Bathurst Titan)
Nolan Patrick (Brandon Wheat Kings)
Isaac Ratcliffe (Guelph Storm)
Adam Ruzicka (Sarnia Sting)
Nick Suzuki (Owen Sound Attack)
Robert Thomas (London Knights)
Owen Tippett (Mississauga Steelheads)
Gabriel Vilardi (Windsor Spitfires)

Team Orr:

Goaltenders:
Michael DiPietro (Windsor Spitfires)
Alex D’Orio (Saint John Sea Dogs)

Defencemen:
Nicolas Hague (Mississauga Steelheads)
Jacob Paquette (Kingston Frontenacs)
Markus Phillips (Owen Sound Attack)
Eemeli Rasanen (Kingston Frontenacs)
Conor Timmins (Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds)
Juuso Valimaki (Tri-City Americans)

Forwards:
Sasha Chmelevski (Ottawa 67’s)
Alex Formenton (London Knights)
Morgan Frost (Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds)
Cody Glass (Portland Winterhawks)
Nico Hischier (Halifax Mooseheads)
Kole Lind (Kelowna Rockets)
Stelio Mattheos (Brandon Wheat Kings)
Nikita Popugaev (Moose Jaw Warriors)
Michael Rasmussen (Tri-City Americans)
Nate Schnarr (Guelph Storm)
Matthew Strome (Hamilton Bulldogs)
Kailer Yamamoto (Spokane Chiefs)

For more information please visit http://sherwin-williamstopprospects.ca.

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