MSU Mavericks complete fall signings with forward from Latvia
November 16, 2011 — 6:46am
Minnesota State Mankato has announced it has signed seven players for the 2012-13 season, including three from Canada, one from Alaska, one from Pennsylvania, one from Minnesota and one from Latvia.
Teddy Blueger, the last signee, is from Riga, Latvia. He played for Shattuck-St. Mary's last season and had 24 goals and 66 points in 54 games on a team that won the under-18 USA Hockey national title.
Five of the players are forwards, one is a defenseman and one a goalie. They range in current age from 17 to 20.
The Gophers have not announced their recent signings yet.
Mavericks' recruiting class for 2012-13
Player Pos Ht Wt Age Hometown/Current Team (League)
Teddy Blueger F 5-11 165 17 Riga, Latvia/Shattuck (Prep)
Dan Carlson F 6-1 201 18 Corcoran, Minn./Sioux Falls (USHL)
Bryce Gervais F 5-10 175 19 Battleford, Sask./Salmon Arm (BCHL)
Jon Jutzi D 6-2 190 20 Tavistock, Ont./Powell River (BCHL)
Brett Knowles F 5-11 181 20 Vanderhoof, B.C./Salmon Arm (BCHL)
Dylan Margonari F 6-0 190 19 Greensburg, Pa./Youngstown (USHL)
Stephon Williams G 6-2 190 18 Fairbanks, Alaska/Sioux Falls (USHL)
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