11 UMD Connections to NHL Prospect Camps

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11 UMD Connections to NHL Prospect Camps

July 3, 2012 Updated Jul 3, 2012 at 5:22 PM CDT

Duluth, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) --- 11 players with connections to UMD will be participating this summer in NHL prospect camps, including seven currently in the Bulldogs' program.

Goaltender Kenny Reiter and forward J.T. Brown are the only graduated Bulldogs to be invited to a camp, with Reiter going to New York and Brown to Tampa Bay.

The current UMD players with prospect camp invites are forwards Dan DeLisle, Joe Basaraba, Max Tardy, and Caleb Herbert and defensemen Drew Olson and Chris Casto.

Adding to that list are three UMD recruits in forwards Tony Cameranesi and Dom Toninato along with defenseman Andy Welinski.

Below are listed the destinations for all the players with connections to UMD for their upcoming NHL prospect camps.

G Kenny Reiter (New York Islanders)
F J.T. Brown (Tampa Bay Lightning)
F Dan DeLisle (Chicago Blackhawks)
F Joe Basaraba (Florida Panthers)
F Max Tardy (St. Louis Blues)
F Caleb Herbert (Washington Capitals)
D Drew Olson (Columbus Bluejackets)
D Chris Casto (Boston Bruins)
F Tony Cameranesi (Toronto Maple Leafs)
F Dom Toninato (Toronto Maple Leafs)
D Andy Welinski (Anaheim Ducks)

Graduating UMD seniors Travis Oleksuk (San Jose) and Brady Lamb (Calgary) each signed professional deals following this past season, but neither have been confirmed as prospect camp invitees as of yet.

Posted by Zach Schneider
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