The Recruiting Trail: April 11, 2013
UMass grabs two, Union finds replacement for Grosenick
by Mike McMahon/Staff Writer
'93 Forward Steven Iacobellis, Massachusetts (2013)
In his third full season in the BCHL, Iacobellis totaled 44 points (15 goals, 29 assists) in 39 games between Cowichan and Salmon Arm this season. The 5-foot-9, 165-pounder scored 40 points (13, 27) in 61 games last season for Cowichan.
'97 Forward Troy Conzo, Massachusetts (2016 or 2017)
In his rookie season in the Metropolitan Junior Hockey League, Conzo was the New Jersey Rockets' MVP and Rookie of the Year after posting 69 points (33 goals, 36 assists) in just 36 games.
'93 Forward Trevor Olson, North Dakota (2013 or 2014)
The 6-foot-2, 190-pound right winger finished with 30 points (9-21—30) in 30 games this season for Sioux City of the USHL. He started the season with Green Bay (USHL), posting 16 points (7-9—16) in 31 games.
'94 Goaltender Alex Sakellaropoulos, Union (2013)
A goaltender with good size (6-foot-2, 190 pounds), Sakellaropoulos posted a 3.12 goals-against average and a .911 save percentage with the Chicago Steel (USHL) this season. A 2010 OHL draft choice of the Niagara IceDogs, Sakellaropoulos will arrive in 2013 after Troy Grosenick inked a NHL deal with the San Jose Sharks.
'93 Defense Ben Ostlie, North Dakota (2013 or 2014)
After two years with Edina High School in Minnesota (including a sting with Team Northwest), Ostlie has played two seasons with the Omaha Lancers (USHL). This past season, the 6-foot-1 defender registered 14 points (1 goal, 13 assists) in 59 games.
'94 Defense Tommy Muratore, Holy Cross (2014)
In his first season in the EJHL this season, the 5-foot-10, 181-pounder posted 17 points (2 goals, 15 assists) in 41 games. A native of New Jersey, be previously played with the New Jersey Hitmen (Empire) as well as the New Jersey Jr. Devils.