AMHERST, N.Y. - 228 of the nation's top 15 year old hockey players are spending their week being evaluated and worked out at the Northtown Center in Amherst.
USA Hockey is holding its U15 Player Development Camp in WNY, for 9 players in the camp, there is no place like home. That is how many WNYers are trying to catch the eye of the coaches.
In addition to the USA Hockey staff, there are scouts from dozens of colleges, universities and junior hockey teams.
The local players are:
Michael Faso of Clarence Center
Griffin Luce of Williamsville
Matthew Jakubowski of Lancaster
Justin Cmunt of Amherst
Christopher Berger of Williamsville
Stephen Dhillon of Buffalo
Nicholas Alfieri of Buffalo
Alex Camarre of North Tonawanda
Griffin Loughran of West Seneca