Fargo vs. Lincoln Stars, 1/27/17

Lincoln Stars forward Collin Peters (3) skates into the Fargo Force zone with defenseman Evan Bell (2) in pursuit in the third period on Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, at the Ice Box.

FRANCIS GARDLER, JOURNAL STAR

DEFENSEMEN

No. 2, Carter Long

Height/Weight: 6-4, 209 lbs

Birth Year: 1998

Hometown: Yorktown, Virginia

Last Team: Lincoln Stars (USHL)

Commitment: Vermont

Fast Facts: Selected by the Stars in the third round of the 2015 USHL Phase I Draft, and played in 57 games, recording four points. Stars assistant captain for 2017-18.

No. 5, Atte Tuliara

Height/Weight: 6-0, 148 lbs

Birth Year: 1998

Hometown: Helsinki, Finland

Last Team: HIFK U20 (Jr. A SM-liiga)

Fast Facts: Added as free agent on July 11.

No. 6, Mason Klee

Height/Weight: 6-0, 180 lbs

Birth Year: 1999

Hometown: Morrison, Colorado

Last Team: Colorado Thunderbirds (T1EHL)

Fast Facts: Father, Ken, played 14 seasons in the NHL, while brother, Garrett, played last season with the Waterloo Black Hawks of the USHL. Selected by the Stars in the 12th round of the 2017 USHL Phase II Draft.

No. 7, Christian Krygier

Height/Weight: 6-2, 187 lbs

Birth Year: 2000

Hometown: Novi, Michigan

Last Team: Lincoln Stars (USHL)

Commitment: Wisconsin

Fast Facts: Lincoln's first tender pick in team history, represented the United States at the 2016 Youth Olympic Games, 2016 Under-17 Five Nations Tournament and 2017 Under-18 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup. Selected to participate in the 2017 CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game.

No. 8, Cole Krygier

Height/Weight: 6-3, 190 lbs

Birth Year: 2000

Hometown: Novi, Michigan

Last Team: Lincoln Stars (USHL)

Commitment: Wisconsin

Fast Facts: Represented the United States at the 2017 Under-18 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup and is selected to participate in the 2017 CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game. Stars fifth-round pick of the 2016 Phase I Draft.

No. 9, Eero Teräväinen

Height/Weight: 5-11, 177 lbs

Birth Year: 1999

Hometown: Helsinki, Finland

Last Team: Lincoln Stars (USHL)

Commitment: University of Denver

Fast Facts: Represented Finland at the 2015 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, 2016 Under-17 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup, 2016 Under-18 Five Nations Tournament and 2017 IIHF Under-18 Men’s World Championship, and was named to the 2017 USHL/NHL Top Prospects Game. Brother, Teuvo, plays for the Carolina Hurricanes (NHL).

No. 22, Wyatt Aamodt

Height/Weight: 5-11, 206 lbs

Birth Year: 1997

Hometown: Hermantown, Minnesota

Last Team: Chicago Steel (USHL)

Commitment: Minnesota State-Mankato

Fast Facts: Represented the United States at the 2016 World Junior A Challenge and won the 2017 Clark Cup with the Chicago Steel before being traded to Lincoln.

FORWARDS

No. 3, Collin Peters

Height/Weight: 6-0, 165 lbs

Birth Year: 1997

Hometown: Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Last Team: Lincoln Stars (USHL)

Commitment: Ohio State

Fast Facts: Represented the United States at the 2015 World Junior A Challenge and won 2015 Clark Cup with the Sioux Falls Stampede. Peters returned to Lincoln last season for 27 games, producing 11 points. Stars assistant captain for 2017-18.

No. 4, Austen Long

Height/Weight: 5-10, 185 lbs

Birth Year: 1998

Hometown: Blaine, Minnesota

Last Team: Chicago Steel (USHL)

Fast Facts: Won 2017 Clark Cup with the Chicago Steel and is a Stars assistant captain for 2017-18.

No. 10, Ashton Calder

Height/Weight: 6-1, 201 lbs

Birth Year: 1998

Hometown: Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan

Last Team: Surrey Eagles (BCHL)

Commitment: Lake Superior State

Fast Facts: Selected by the Stars in the ninth round of the 2017 USHL Phase II Draft.

No. 11, Josiah Slavin

Height/Weight: 6-0, 161 lbs

Birth Year: 1998

Hometown: Erie, Colorado

Last Team: Tri-City Storm

Fast Facts: Recorded 14 points in 49 games for Tri-City last season. Was acquired via trade Wednesday.

No. 15, Blake Hayward

Height/Weight: 6-1, 194 lbs

Birth Year: 1998

Hometown: Vancouver, British Columbia

Last Team: Coquitlam Express (BCHL)

Commitment: Union College

Fast Facts: Represented Canada at the 2015 and 2016 World Junior A Challenge. Selected by the Stars in the sixth round of the 2017 USHL Phase I Draft.

No. 17, Paul Cotter

Height/Weight: 6-0, 185 lbs

Birth Year: 1999

Hometown: Canton, Michigan

Last Team: Brookings Blizzard (NAHL)

Commitment: Western Michigan

Fast Facts: Named 2017 NAHL Rookie of the Year. Was selected to participate in the 2017 CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game and selected by the Stars in the ninth round of the 2016 USHL Phase II Draft.

No. 18, Casey Dornbach

Height/Weight: 5-11, 181 lbs

Birth Year: 1997

Hometown: Edina, Minnesota

Last Team: Lincoln Stars (USHL)

Commitment: Nebraska-Omaha

Fast Facts: Selected by the Stars in the 20th Round of the 2014 USHL Phase I Draft.

No. 19, Devlin McCabe

Height/Weight: 5-11, 181 lbs

Birth Year: 2000

Hometown: North Oaks, Minnesota

Last Team: St. Paul Academy (USHS)

Commitment: Minnesota-Duluth

Fast Facts: Represented the United States at the 2016 Under-17 Five Nations Memorial Cup. Was selected by the Madison Capitols in the second round of the 2016 USHL Phase I Draft.

No. 20, Philippe Lapointe

Height/Weight: 5-11, 194 lbs

Birth Year: 2000

Hometown: Hinsdale, Illinois

Last Team: Shattuck St. Mary’s Prep (USHS)

Commitment: Michigan

Fast Facts: Represented the United States at the 2017 Under-18 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup. Was selected to participate in the 2017 CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game. His father, Martin, played 14 seasons in the NHL. Was selected by the Stars in third round of the 2016 Phase I Draft.

No. 21, Tristan Ashbrook

Height/Weight: 5-10, 176

Birth Year: 1998

Hometown: Manistique, Michigan

Last Team: Bismark Bobcats (NAHL)

Fast Facts: Selected in the 20th round of the Phase II draft.

No. 23, Gustaf Westlund

Height/Weight: 6-0, 170 lbs

Birth Year: 1997

Hometown: Stockholm

Last Team: Lincoln Stars (USHL)

Commitment: Michigan

Fast Facts: Selected by the Stars in the 2nd round of the 2017 USHL Phase II Draft.

No. 24, Zach Dubinsky

Height/Weight: 5-9, 181 lbs

Birth Year: 2000

Hometown: Deerfield, Illinois

Last Team: Chicago Mission (HPHL)

Fast Facts: Father, Steve, played 10 seasons in the NHL. Was selected by the Stars in the sixth round of the 2016 USHL Phase I Draft.

No. 27, Hunter Johannes

Height/Weight: 6-3, 194 lbs

Birth Year: 1998

Hometown: Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Last Team: Edina High (USHS)

Fast Facts: Selected by the Stars in the fifth round of the 2016 USHL Phase I Draft.

No. 28, Dominick Mersch

Height/Weight: 6-1, 183 lbs

Birth Year: 1998

Hometown: Park Ridge, Illinois

Last Team: Lincoln Stars (USHL)

Commitment: Wisconsin

Fast Facts: Entering his third full season with the Stars, and is the Stars' captain for the 2017-18 season.

GOALIES

No. 29, Tomás Vomáčka

Height/Weight: 6-3, 165 lbs

Birth Year: 1999

Hometown: Trutnov, Czech Republic

Last Team: Corpus Christi IceRays (NAHL)

Commitment: Connecticut

Fast Facts: Selected by the Nashville Predators in the fifth round of the 2017 NHL Draft. Represented the Czech Republic at the 2015 World Junior A Challenge, 2016 U18 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament and 2016 U18 Five Nations Tournament. Participated in the 2017 NAHL Top Prospects Tournament. Selected by the Stars in the 15th round of the 2016 USHL Phase II Draft.

No. 30, Derek Schaedig

Height/Weight: 6-4, 181 lbs

Birth Year: 1998

Hometown: Chelsea, Michigan

Last Team: Janesville Jets (NAHL)

Fast Facts: Served a fill-in role for four games with the Stars last season, going 4-0-0 with a 1.74 goals against average.

Reach the writer at 402-473-7431 or tgray@journalstar.com.

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