Eruzione bio; Mastrosimone back on the ice; Shattenkirk joins Tampa Bay UPDATED

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Last week, blog contributor Neal Boudette announced the January 28 publication date for the Mike Eruzioneautobiography he co-authored.  A book signing event may be planned for a Terrier home game.

In 202 days, it will be 40 years since #MiracleOnIce

Mike Eruzione tells the full inside story and his own personal miracle journey hockey & beyond.

Amazon now, bookstores Jan. 28. @usahockey@nhl@TerrierHockey@thfblog@USAHockeyNTDP#Olympics@GopherHockey@umichhockeypic.twitter.com/KeeauUtly5

— Neal E. Boudette (@DZoneDraw) August 2, 2019

Trevor Zegras had a strong WJSS camp, impressing in the international games. Alex Vlasic and Case McCarthyskated in the USA intersquad games, but were left off the final roster. 

Arthur Kaliyev brings Team USA to within two with a PP tally late in the sandwich stanza. A great feed from Trevor Zegras and the blistering one-timer from Kaliyev. #WJSS#LAKings#LetsGoDucks#NTDPpic.twitter.com/YjiVq5k5CT

— Stars n’ Stripes Hockey (@StarsStripesHKY) August 2, 2019

East Islip, N.Y. forward Robert Mastrosimone is back in action, recovered from a broken ankle suffered while blocking a shot at Red Wings’ development camp.

Detroit 2nd rounder & BU freshman Robert Mastrosimone scored nifty goal in Foxboro Pro League today. Recovering well from ankle/foot injury in Wings development camp

— Mark Divver (@MarkDivver) August 5, 2019

Mastrosimone told NHL.com that he’s anxious to be part of the BU-BC rivalry. Detroit GM Steve Yzerman commented: “He’s really a skilled, competitive kid with great hands and great hockey sense. He needs to fill out, but his skill level and hands are exciting.”
● NHL.com report
● NHL.com Detroit prospects by the numbers, Robert Mastrosimone and Ethan Phillips
Looking ahead

A pair of 2020 recruits, transfer forward Jay O’Brienand defenseman Cade Webber will spent the upcoming season in the BCHL with perennial powerhouse Penticton. Longtime Vees’ coach Fred Harbinson provides an early assessment on his 2019-20 first-year players.


Another Long Islander, 2023 recruit Ryan Fine (Mid-Fairfield Rangers, Center Moriches, N.Y.) is rostered at the elite STX 68 Combine for ’05 birthdates. 2021 recruits Tyler Boucher and Jeremy Wilmer and 2022 recruit Devin Kaplan participated in this event in recent years.

Looking back
Former Terrier captain and All-American Kevin Shattenkirk, whose contract was bought out by the Rangers, was snapped up quickly by Tampa Bay. He signed a one-year, $1.75M deal

 NHL.com report

Dante Fabbro, who joined Nashville after BU’s season ended and skated for the Predators in the playoffs, took NHL.com to the rink in Burnaby, B.C., where his hockey career began.

 NHL.com video

Wade Megan, who captained the Terriers in Coach Jack Parker’s final season behind the bench (2012-13), is retiring after a six-season pro career. He spent most of last season with the Red Wings’ AHL affiliate in Grand Rapids as well as 11 games with Detroit. Originally drafted by Florida, Megan played 15 NHL games and scored his only NHL goal with St. Louis in 2017.

Mlive.com report

Elite Prospects page

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