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MSU Mavericks complete fall signings with forward from Latvia

Posted by: Roman Augustoviz under Men's hockey, MS-Mankato Updated: November 15, 2011 - 2:59 PM

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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