AUSTIN, MN – The North American Hockey League announced the details of the 2016 Top Prospects Tournament on Tuesday, and revealed that Bruins Head Coach Kyle Grabowski will serve as an Assistant Coach for the Central Division. Although the Bruins are currently in first place in the Central, the Bismarck Bobcats have a slightly higher winning percentage, making Bismarck bench boss Layne Sedevie the Head Coach of the team. Despite a higher win total than a year ago, it is the 2nd consecutive season in which the Assistant Coach of the Central will be represented by the Bruins. In addition to Grabowski, the Bruins will send four players to the Tournament, which will take place on February 15th and 16th in Plymouth, Michigan.
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Grabowski, in his first year behind the Bruins bench, has led Austin to a 21-14-1 record through 36 games, with 43 points to lead the Central Division. They have won 9 of their last 13 games, dating back to November 25th. The Bruins are also third in the NAHL in goals scored, with 123.
The Central Division will play the USNTDP U17-Team at 7:30 PM ET on February 15th and take on the East Division the following day at 2:00 PM ET. The Tournament will take place at the USA Hockey Arena in Plymouth, MI. Complete rosters will be announced next week.
See the NAHL.com story HERE.