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4 Apr 2013

MWJHL Announces "Best of the Rest" Roster

MWJHL Announces "Best of the Rest" Roster

The Midwest Junior Hockey League today announced its initial roster for the “Best of the Rest” tournament that will be played in conjunction with the AAU/UHU national tournament this week in Las Vegas. 

Michigan Ice Dogs’ general manager Jeff Price will coach the team of MWJHL players and will be joined on the bench by Ice Dogs’ assistant coach Brett Englebright and Soo Firehawks’ GM Doug Goudreau. 

The MWJHL team as of Tuesday is comprised of eight forwards, six defensemen and two goalies and will play against teams from the Western States Hockey League and Northern States Hockey League. 

The regular-season and Veteran’s Memorial Cup playoff champion Hartland Hounds and playoff runners-up Tennyson Chevrolet will represent the MWJHL in the national tournament.  

Game information for all games in Las Vegas can be found HERE. 

2013 MWJHL “Best of the Rest” Roster 


Greg Balsam, Holland River Bandits 

John Michael Barlow, Soo Firehawks 

Chad Cobb, Michigan Grrrowl 

Alex Drulia, Soo Firehawks 

Ryan Marshall, Soo Firehawks 

Steven Smoltz, Bloomington Jr. Blaze 

Alex Stewart, Michigan Ice Dogs 

Devan Vander Wyk, Rhinelander Street Cats 


Riley Clark, Holland River Bandits 

Kyle Cobb, Michigan Grrrowl 

Taylor Cutting, Rhinelander Street Cats 

Todd Huotari, Rhinelander Street Cats 

Adam Pinkowski, Michigan Ice Dogs 

Tyler Textor, Michigan Ice Dogs 


Gavin Carlson, Bloomington Jr. 

Blaze Andrew Freeman, Michigan Ice Dogs 


Jeff Price, Michigan Ice Dogs – head coach 

Brett Englebright, Michigan Ice Dogs – assistant coach 

Doug Goudreau, Soo Firehawks – assistant coach 

Nik Textor, Michigan Ice Dogs – equipment manager

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