Lake Superior State

LAKE SUPERIOR STATE 2017-2018 TEAM ROSTER
No. Name (*NHL draftees) Cl Pos Ht Wt YOB Hometown / Last Team
1 Cooper LukendaSo G6-217498Sault Ste. Marie, ON / Shattuck St. Mary's (PREP)
2 Ryan RenzSr D6-120593Castlegar, BC / Vernon Vipers (BCHL)
3 William RiedellFr D6-219896Greensboro, NC / New Jersey Titans (NAHL)
4 Tyler AndersonFr D6-422796Niverville, MB / Prince George Spruce Kings (BCHL)
5 Bennet VidaFr D6-120096St. Albert, AB / New York Apple Core (EHL)
6 Lukas KaelbleFr D6-120997Mannheim, Germany / Fargo Force (USHL)
7 J.T. HenkeSr F5-920794Trenton, MI / Jersey Hitmen (USPHL)
Previous College: Maine (2013-14)
8 Diego CugliettaJr F5-1017695Kamloops, BC / Merritt Centenials (BCHL)
10Brendan McKaySo F6-120294Toronto, ON / Weyburn Red Wings (SJHL)
11Brayden GelsingerSo F5-916595Regina, SK / Victoria Grizzlies (BCHL)
12Kyle ChathamSr D6-319693Belleville, IL / Powell River Kings (BCHL)
13Ian JohnstonSo F5-1117897Ottawa, ON / Brockville Braves (CCHL)
15Jake HandJr F6-219694Milton, ON / Chiliwack Chiefs (BCHL)
17Chase GamelinFr F5-1118396Sault Ste. Marie, MI / Brookings Blizzard (NAHL)
18Bryan BasilicoSo F6-219895Macomb, MI / West Kelowna Warriors (BCHL)
19Anthony NellisJr F5-1118094Breakeyville, Québec / Pembroke Lumber Kings (CCHL)
20C.J. HayesJr F5-816795Margate, FL / Fargo Force (USHL)
21Max HumitzSo F5-815695Livonia, MI / Tri-City Storm (USHL)
22Aidan WrightSr D5-1018593Sault Ste. Marie, ON / Powell River Kings (BCHL)
23Collin SaccomanSo D6-219197Stillwater, MN / Waterloo Black Hawks (USHL)
24Hampus ErikksonFr F6-621196Forsbacka, Sweden / Fairbanks Ice Dogs (NAHL)
25Matt McArdleJr D6-018395Annapolis, MD / Sioux City (USHL)
26Josh NenadalJr F5-920594Brecksville, OH / Youngstown Phantoms (USHL)
27Steven Ruggiero (ANA)Fr D6-322597Kings Park, NY / Youngstown Phantoms (USHL)
Previous College: Providence (2016-17)
29Gage TorrelJr F5-917894Monticello, MN / Lengley Rivermen (BCHL)
30Mareks MitensFr G6-118598Ventspils, Latvia / Aston Rebels (NAHL)
31Roman BengertFr G6-218096Dartmouth, NS / Steinbach Pistons (MJHL)
33Nick KossoffJr G6-118796West Des Moines, IA / Keystone Ice Miners (NAHL)

Captain: Aidan Wright

Assistant Captains: Ryan Renz, Gage Torrel

Head Coach: Damon Whitten (Michigan State '97)
Career Record (Entering 2017-2018): 33-68-14 (.348) (3 Seasons)
Record at Lake Superior State (Entering 2017-2018): 33-68-14 (.348) (3 Seasons)

Assistant Coach: Rich Metro (Northern Michigan '99)
Assistant Coach: Mike York (Michigan State '17)
Manager: Paul Prucha (Michigan '90)
Goaltending Coach: Terry Barbeau
Athletic Trainer: Natalie Reynolds (University of Delaware '15)
Strength and Conditioning Coach: Terry Metro

LAKE SUPERIOR STATE 2017-2018 TEAM ROSTER
No. Name Cl P Hometown /
Last Team
1 Cooper LukendaSo GSault Ste. Marie, ON / Shattuck St. Mary's (PREP)
2 Ryan RenzSr DCastlegar, BC / Vernon Vipers (BCHL)
3 William RiedellFr DGreensboro, NC / New Jersey Titans (NAHL)
4 Tyler AndersonFr DNiverville, MB / Prince George Spruce Kings (BCHL)
5 Bennet VidaFr DSt. Albert, AB / New York Apple Core (EHL)
6 Lukas KaelbleFr DMannheim, Germany / Fargo Force (USHL)
7 J.T. HenkeSr FTrenton, MI / Jersey Hitmen (USPHL)
Previous College: Maine (2013-14)
8 Diego CugliettaJr FKamloops, BC / Merritt Centenials (BCHL)
10Brendan McKaySo FToronto, ON / Weyburn Red Wings (SJHL)
11Brayden GelsingerSo FRegina, SK / Victoria Grizzlies (BCHL)
12Kyle ChathamSr DBelleville, IL / Powell River Kings (BCHL)
13Ian JohnstonSo FOttawa, ON / Brockville Braves (CCHL)
15Jake HandJr FMilton, ON / Chiliwack Chiefs (BCHL)
17Chase GamelinFr FSault Ste. Marie, MI / Brookings Blizzard (NAHL)
18Bryan BasilicoSo FMacomb, MI / West Kelowna Warriors (BCHL)
19Anthony NellisJr FBreakeyville, Québec / Pembroke Lumber Kings (CCHL)
20C.J. HayesJr FMargate, FL / Fargo Force (USHL)
21Max HumitzSo FLivonia, MI / Tri-City Storm (USHL)
22Aidan WrightSr DSault Ste. Marie, ON / Powell River Kings (BCHL)
23Collin SaccomanSo DStillwater, MN / Waterloo Black Hawks (USHL)
24Hampus ErikksonFr FForsbacka, Sweden / Fairbanks Ice Dogs (NAHL)
25Matt McArdleJr DAnnapolis, MD / Sioux City (USHL)
26Josh NenadalJr FBrecksville, OH / Youngstown Phantoms (USHL)
27Steven Ruggiero (ANA)Fr DKings Park, NY / Youngstown Phantoms (USHL)
Previous College: Providence (2016-17)
29Gage TorrelJr FMonticello, MN / Lengley Rivermen (BCHL)
30Mareks MitensFr GVentspils, Latvia / Aston Rebels (NAHL)
31Roman BengertFr GDartmouth, NS / Steinbach Pistons (MJHL)
33Nick KossoffJr GWest Des Moines, IA / Keystone Ice Miners (NAHL)

Captain: Aidan Wright
Assistant Captains: Ryan Renz, Gage Torrel

Head Coach: Damon Whitten (Michigan State '97)
Career Record (Entering 2017-2018): 33-68-14 (.348) (3 Seasons)
Record at Lake Superior State (Entering 2017-2018): 33-68-14 (.348) (3 Seasons)

Assistant Coach: Rich Metro (Northern Michigan '99)
Assistant Coach: Mike York (Michigan State '17)
Manager: Paul Prucha (Michigan '90)
Goaltending Coach: Terry Barbeau
Athletic Trainer: Natalie Reynolds (University of Delaware '15)
Strength and Conditioning Coach: Terry Metro