The Springfield Jr. Blues organization is very excited about Draft Camp May 23-25th. The Draft Camp will help the staff complete the Jr. Blues roster through the NAHL’s Entry Draft June 3rd.
“We have been very successful in finding good players at our Draft Camp which included this year’s Captains Jack Sloan and Mike Severson,” said Head Coach Tony Zasowski. In the last two years the Springfield Jr. Blues have secured nine players from their draft camp. Jr. Blues Draft Camp participants include captain Jack Sloan, assistant captain Mike Severson, Will Scherer, Garrett Elmore, Nick Dotolo, Joe Wilkenson and Kevin Shand. As well as season 1212-13 Springfield Jr. Blues Mike Fazio, Tom Cooney, and Nate Chasteen.
This year, the Springfield Jr. Blues Draft Camp be held at the Nelson Center in Springfield, IL on May 23rd, 24th, and 25th.
“We’re excited about the opportunity to evaluate the players our scouting staff has identified as Jr. Blues prospects and also taking a close look at others who we’ve not been able to view as of yet,” said Zasowski. “Our goal is to bring in the best collection of NCAA Division prospects – building a foundation for success this year and well into the future using our tenders and draft picks found at our camp. Our entire staff has worked hard to make this year’s draft camp competitive and valuable for the Springfield Jr. Blues.”
Following the Jr. Blues Draft Camp, the North American Hockey League will host the 2014 Draft on June 3rd. Players who wish to attend the 2014-15 Draft Camp and be eligible for the draft can go to www.jrblues.com and click “Tryout Camps” to sign up today.
Season tickets for the 2014-2015 season of Springfield Jr. Blues hockey are on sale now. Call the front office at 217-525-2589 for details or check out the pricing and seating chart online at www.jrblues.com.