Chicago added Richard Manley to their roster after dropping Milhouse. Manley, last I knew, was playing with the USNTDP program.
USHL features Ryan Martindale and Mitch Lebar.
Ryan is on the radar screen of Division 1 hockey, and when asked what he knows about it Ryan gave an honest answer. "I don't know a whole lot, but I have visited Boston University and Michigan State. I have seen practices, not games".
When it comes to college hockey, he has knowledge of it yes. "I have been to 3 games, Miami vs Nebraska and Michigan vs Ferris state, and I loved it. The environment is unbelievable. As for the game, it is more of a faster paced game, less crap that goes on after the whistle, the game goes by quickly". When asked about the general knowledge of college hockey with Ontario Canada boys, Mitch says, "I think every kid knows about college hockey, but it depends on how much they are interested in it, and look into it. Most kids in Ontario think the OHL route, but if you get involved, you pick up more about it. I researched a lot of it myself, you go online, look up stats, catch a game, and you learn and compare both college and the OHL, you see the pros and cons of both".
USHL also features Niagara University.
Photos courtesy of www.ushl.com.