Friday, January 27, 2012

Jets' alum Moroso named to NAHL prospects event

WATERFORD, MI – Former Metro Jets forward Mike Moroso has been named to the NAHL Top Prospects Tournament and will play for Team North next month at the Troy Sports Center.

Moroso leads the Port Huron Fighting Falcons in scoring this season with 34 points (13 goals, 21 assists) through 41 games.

Last season, the 20-year-old Macomb native was second on the Jets with 20 goals and was third overall in team scoring with 36 points.

Other former NA3HL players who will play in the event include former Cleveland Jr. Lumberjacks forward Adam Chapie (New Mexico) and former Cleveland goalie Gregg Gruehl (Amarillo).

The Top Prospects Tournament, which will be held from Feb. 20-22, will consist of 120 total players from the NAHL spread among six teams who will play in three games each. The event will feature teams from the Central, Midwest, North, South and West Divisions, along with an 18U Selects team comprised of some of the top players currently playing in the NAHL that were born in 1993 or later.

Also in Troy, the NA3HL will have representation as eight of the league’s 16 teams (Battle Creek, Cleveland, Flint, Metro, Michigan, Pittsburgh, Queen City and Toledo) will play four regular season games from Feb. 19-22.

The Jets will face Michigan (Sun. Feb. 19 at 7:30 p.m.), Toledo (Feb. 20 at 2:45 p.m.), Battle Creek (Feb. 21 at 9 a.m.) and Queen City (Feb. 22 at 12 p.m.) at the event.

Photo/Andy Grossman/Detailed Images

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