Stampede futures pick, Aaron Ness, has committed to University of Minnesota for 2009.
Joe Piskula (Chicago/Des Moines) has signed with the Los Angeles Kings.
Piskula, voted as the Badgers' Otto Breitenbach Most Improved Player by his teammates in 2005-06, played for the Des Moines Buccaneers (USHL) prior to attending the University of Wisconsin. He was also a finalist for Wisconsin's "Mr. Hockey" while skating for Antigo High School.St. Louis Blues sign former Storm player, Steve Wagner.
Wagner, 23, just completed his junior year at Minnesota State University- Mankato. He skated in 38 games registering 29 points (six goals, 23 assists) ranking him first among Maverick defensemen. He currently ranks 11th in the country among defensemen, averaging .76 points per game and his 29 points tied him for 12th place on Minnesota State’s all-time single season defensemen scoring list.