Rapids' Peterson Invited to NHL Combine

By KBJR News 1

May 20, 2013 Updated May 20, 2013 at 10:51 PM CDT

Grand Rapids, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Grand Rapids, Minn. native Avery Peterson has been named one of 101 invitees to the 2013 NHL Combine, it was announced on Monday by the league office.

Peterson finished his junior season with the Thunderhawks this past winter, totaling 23 goals and 31 assists to lead the team in scoring during the regular season. The team advanced to the Section 7AA championship, falling there 4-3 to longtime rival Duluth East.

He was the 77th ranked skater in the 2013 NHL central scouting final rankings, the highest of three Northlanders to be included on the list.

The 2013 NHL Combine will be held May 27 through June 1 in Toronto, with the 2013 NHL Entry Draft set to be held on June 30 in Newark, N.J.

Posted by Zach Schneider
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