Chris Cameron, 3rd Round 37th Overall (Lincoln Stars) (6’3”/210) A defenseman from Grosse Point (MI) is a big, strong athletic defender that has a heavy shot from the point, Chris had 14 points (4-10-14) in 66 games this season. Chris showed the ability to play a very heavy defensive game leading the U16 Grizzlies in penalty minutes with 82 PIM, this season. Chris looks to build upon his ’14-15 campaign, when he returns to the U16 Grizzlies.
Gino Carabelli, 3rd Round 47th Overall (Muskegon Lumberjacks) (6’0”/195) A forward from the U16 Grizzlies recorded 13 goals and 14 assists in 64 games this season. Gino is an excellent north and south power forward who scored big goals for the U16 team all season. He is also an excellent forechecker who has incredible upside in the coming years.
Drew Hunter, 4th Round 59th Overall (Omaha Lancers) (6’3”/175) A play-making defenseman from Livonia (MI) had an excellent finish to the ‘14-15 campaign. Drew had 23 points (8-15-23) in 66 games played, with the majority of his points coming within the last 25 games of the season. Drew excelled down the finish quarterbacking the power play and jumping into the rush. Also drafted in the OHL, Drew is seeking to become one of the elite offensive defensemen at the U16 level, when he returns to the U16 Grizzlies.
Hugh Anderson, 7th Round 98th Overall (Green Bay Gamblers) (6’0”/185) is an athletic defenseman from Green Bay (WI) He made the full-time shift to defense in the ’14-15 season. Throughout the season, Hugh showed the ability to be one of the best shut-down defenders at the U16 level, playing with good posture and a physical edge to him. Hugh finished with 12 points (5-7-12) in 65 games played, and looks to build upon his offensive totals next season, when he returns to the U16 Grizzlies.
Danny DiGrande, 2nd round 26th overall (Muskegon Lumberjacks) (5’11”/180) is a forward who spent his time with the U18 Midget Major Grizzlies last season. He plays a 200 foot game with a great knack for putting pucks in the net. He finished 2nd in scoring during the regular season, recording 10 goals and 18 assists in 32 games played.
Coale Norris, 5th round 70th overall (Muskegon Lumberjacks) (6’1”/185) is a forward who played with the U18 Midget Major team this past season. He has an effective scoring touch who led his team in scoring this year and scored big goals for the U18 team this year. He recorded 14 goals and 16 assists in 33 Tier 1 Elite League games this year. He also has tremendous playmaking ability that will take him a long way next year.
Eric Nilsson, 16th round 259 overall (Youngstown Phantoms) (5’8”/161) is a defensemen who spent his 2014-2015 campaign with the U16 Midget Minor team. He is a very smooth skater with an opportunity to do great things next season. His tremendous work ethic is what sets him apart from a lot of other players. In 63 games last year, Nilsson had 7 goals and 6 assists with 57 penalty minutes. He looks to improve on his point total next year when he returns to the U16 Grizzlies.
Trevor Bishop, 19th round 305th overall (Tri City Storm) (5’10”/150) is a forward who played with the U16 Midget Minor team this past season. He is an elite penalty killer, using his legs to make things happen as his skating is his best quality. A seasoned Grizzly, Bishop recorded 7 goals and 10 assists in 66 games this year. He looks to improve on his strength and continues to use his skating to create opportunities next year when he returns to the U16 Grizzlies next year.