I meant to post this a few days ago when Connor Carrick jumped ship for the OHL, but with friends in from out of town this got put on the back burner. I dug up all the players who committed to Michigan but opted for major junior before they arrived to see their success rate.
Team USA defeated Team Ontario, 2-1, to capture gold at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge. Their shutout was spoiled with one second left on the clock. 2011 Michigan recruit Lucas Lessio did not register a point in the championship game. For the tournament, he finished with two goals and three assists in six games . [...]
2011 recruit Lucas Lessio netted Team Ontario’s fourth goal to help them advance past Team Russia, 6-4, in the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge semifinal. They will meet Team USA in the gold medal game after the Americans escaped Team Sweden, 6-5, in overtime. Team USA blew a 4-0 second period lead by giving up five [...]
Michigan may not have any players in this year’s World Junior Championship, but one of their top recruits is playing in the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge and holding his own. 2011 forward Lucas Lessio has help Team Ontario to a 3-1-0 start, tied for second in the standings with Team Russia. Team USA is currently [...]