Pioneers Signal Seven Incoming Freshmen for 2022-23 season

August 26, 2022

DENVER – The College of Denver hockey program introduced right now it has signed seven incoming freshmen for the upcoming 2022-23 marketing campaign.
 
The seven gamers embrace two defensemen in Kent Anderson (Calgary, Alberta) and Lucas Olvestad (Stockholm, Sweden) and 5 forwards in Tyler Haskins (Rochester, Minnesota), Tristan Lemyre (Mirabel, Quebec), Rieger Lorenz (Calgary, Alberta), Aidan Thompson (Fort Collins, Colorado) and Jared Wright (Burnsville, Minnesota).
 
Extra info on all seven gamers is under.
 


Kent Anderson | Defenseman | Calgary, Alberta
6-3 | 205 lbs. | Inexperienced Bay Gamblers (USHL)
 
Earlier than Denver:
Appeared in 62 video games with the Inexperienced Bay Gamblers of the US Hockey League in 2021-22, recording 28 factors (2g/26a) and 18 penalty minutes and was named to the USHL All-Rookie Second Group … Performed two seasons with the Drumheller Dragons of the AJHL from 2019-2021, totaling 29 factors (6g/23a) in 68 video games … Restricted to only 10 video games and served as an alternate captain on Drumheller in 2020-21 (2g/4a) … Registered 23 factors (4g/19a) in 56 contests and had 4 factors (1g/3a) in 5 postseason outings with the Dragons in 2019-20 … A product of the Calgary Northstar group.
 
Private:
Born Nov. 13, 2003 … Son of Ron Anderson and Bonnie Vogeli … Attended St. Francis Excessive Faculty … Earned honors distinction in science and math and was on the consideration roll at St. Francis … Intends to enroll in enterprise at Denver … Additionally enjoys golf and understanding … Desires to play skilled hockey after DU … Ranked No. 189 amongst North American skaters by NHL Central Scouting for the 2022 draft.
 
Why DU:
“It is a wonderful hockey program together with an important educational repute. Moreover, it’s comparatively near my hometown.”


Tyler Haskins | Ahead | Rochester, Minnesota
6-1 | 170 lbs. | Madison Capitols (USHL)
 
Earlier than Denver:
Recorded 45 factors (20g/25a) in 52 video games with the Madison Capitols of the US Hockey League and registered seven factors in 12 playoff contests in 2021-22 … Completed third on Madison with 20 targets … Participated within the 2022 BioSteel All-American Recreation … Spent many of the 2020-21 marketing campaign with the Sioux Falls Stampede and garnered 27 factors (9g/18a) in 51 contests … Performed three video games with the Capitols in 2020-21 as effectively … A product of the Chicago Mission and the Rochester Youth Hockey associations … Received a silver medal with USA Hockey’s Underneath-17 Choose squad on the 2019 5 Nations Match in Fussen, Germany, registering 4 factors (3g/1a) in 4 video games … Skated on the USA Hockey Choose 15 and 16 Growth Camps.
 
Private:
Born July 7, 2003 … Son of Bob and Molly Haskins … Has an older brother, Logan, and sister, Brooke, who each performed hockey as effectively … Father performed division III hockey at Hamline College and performed professionally within the East Coast Hockey League with the Erie Panthers in 1995-96 … Intends to main in enterprise … Patrick Kane is his favourite American participant and grew up as a fan of the Minnesota Wild … Enjoys EDM music … Additionally performed baseball and lacrosse whereas rising up.
 

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Tristan Lemyre | Ahead | Mirabel, Quebec
5-9 | 170 lbs. | Dubuque Preventing Saints (USHL)
 
Earlier than Denver:
Performed two seasons with the Dubuque Preventing Saints of the US Hockey League, totaling 87 factors (42g/45a) in 107 profession video games … Scored 29 targets and added 21 assists for 50 factors in 57 contests with Dubuque in 2021-22 … Had an help in two playoff video games that season for the Saints … Registered 37 factors (13g/24a) in 50 video games with Dubuque in 2020-21, whereas additionally showing in two postseason outings … Picked up 30 targets, 32 assists and 62 factors in 44 contests with the Flin Flon Bombers of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League in 2019-20 … Named to the SJHL All-Rooke Group and the league’s Rookie of the 12 months that season … Product of the Nord Selects group in Quebec and represented the membership within the Quebec Worldwide Pee-Wee Match in 2013-14.
 
Private:
Born Jan. 15, 2001 … Son of Mike and Sandra … Has a youthful sister, Magalie … Graduated from Newbridge Excessive Faculty in 2019, the place he was named group MVP and named the highest student-athlete within the college … Profession targets embrace getting a level from DU and taking part in hockey so long as he can … Additionally enjoys golf, browsing and wakeboarding.
 
Why DU:
“They’ve such an important hockey program and have been actually profitable over time. Additionally, I’ve solely heard nice issues in regards to the college. Denver can be an important metropolis from what I’ve heard, and the extra I realized in regards to the hockey program, college and metropolis, the extra I needed to be there.”

 


 
Rieger Lorenz | Ahead | Calgary, Alberta.
6-2 | 192 lbs. | Okotoks Oilers (AJHL)
 
NHL:
Chosen by the Minnesota Wild in Spherical 2 (No. 56 total) of the 2022 NHL Draft.
 
Earlier than Denver:
Performed two seasons with the Okotoks Oilers of the Alberta Junior Hockey League from 2020-2022 … Led the Oilers in all three scoring classes through the 2021-22 common season, registering 38 targets, 47 assists and 85 factors in 60 video games and added a team-high 11 factors (2g/9a) in 14 playoff contests … Earned the AJHL’s Rookie of the 12 months honor whereas additionally being named the Canadian Junior Hockey League’s Prime Rookie … Additionally named to the AJHL’s All-Rookie and All-Star Groups (South) … Recorded 4 assists in 4 video games with Group Canada on the 2022 IIHF U18 World Championship … Had two targets and an help in seven video games with the Oilers in 2020-21 … Performed two seasons of prep college hockey with the Edge Faculty from 2018-2020, incomes U18 high freshman accolades in 2019-20.
 
Private:
Born March 30, 2004 … Son of Terry and Shea Lorenz … Has a youthful sister, Elle … Father Terry performed faculty hockey at Notre Dame … Graduated from Edge Faculty in Calgary in 2022 … Intends to main in finance at DU … Additionally enjoys fishing and {golfing} … Profession targets embrace in the future taking part in within the NHL … Ranked because the No. 17 North American skater by NHL Central Scouting for the 2022 draft.
 
Why DU:
“The standard of workers and amenities will assist me get to the subsequent stage athletically, whereas additionally incomes a valued training.”

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Lucas Olvestad | Defenseman | Stockholm, Sweden
6-1 | 190 lbs. | Dubuque Preventing Saints (USHL)
 
Earlier than Denver:
Registered 22 factors (1g/2a) in 60 contests and had a objective in two playoff video games with the Dubuque Preventing Saints of the US Hockey League in 2021-22 … A product of the Djurgardens IF group in Sweden previous to coming to the US … Had 5 factors (2g/3a) in 14 video games with the Djurgardens junior group in 2020-21 and skated in a single sport with the senior group within the Swedish Hockey League … Recorded 10 factors (2g/8a) in 41 contests with the U20 junior squad and skated 4 whole video games with the under-18 group in 2019-20 … Helped Djurgardens under-18 group win the league championship in 2017-18.
 
Private:
Born March 18, 2002 … Son of Jimmie and Frida … Has a youthful sister, Tuva … Father Jimmie had an extended professional profession in Sweden and performed 111 video games for the Tampa Bay Lightning from 2001-2003 … Graduated highschool in 2021 from Sjölins Gymnasium Södermalm … Desires to play full-time on the senior group at Djurgardens IF after DU … Additionally enjoys golf and music.
 
Why DU:
“I have been an enormous fan of DU and have adopted this system for a very long time.”

 


 
Aidan Thompson | Ahead | Fort Collins, Colo.
5-11 | 170 lbs. | Lincoln Stars (USHL)
 
NHL:
Chosen by the Chicago Blackhawks in Spherical 3 (No. 90 total) of the 2022 NHL Draft.
 
Earlier than Denver:
A product of the Colorado Thunderbirds and Rocky Mountain Roughriders organizations … Invited to USA Hockey’s 2022 Nationwide Junior Analysis Camp in July and August for the 2022 and 2023 IIHF World Junior Championships … Performed two-plus seasons with the Lincoln Stars of the US Hockey League, tallying 116 factors (34g/82a) in 117 profession video games … Served as an alternate captain of the Stars in 2021-22 and registered 24 targets and 58 assists for 82 factors in 57 outings, incomes Second-Group USHL All-Star Group honors … Had 4 assists in three outings through the 2022 USHL Clark Cup Playoffs … Picked up 33 factors (10g/23a) in 52 video games with Lincoln through the 2020-21 season … Performed prep college hockey for many of the 2018-19 and 2019-20 campaigns with the Berkshire Faculty in Massachusetts and was acknowledged as an All-New England First-Group member (West) in 2019-20 when he additionally led the group in scoring … Suited up in eight USHL contests with Lincoln and had an help in 2018-19.
 
Private:
Born Feb. 18, 2002 … Son of Brad and Jenny Thompson … Has a youthful brother, Marek … Intends to main in finance at DU … Additionally enjoys golf … Goals to win each an NCAA Nationwide Championship and Stanley Cup … Additionally performed tennis in highschool, incomes essentially the most improved participant award in 2020.
 
Why DU:
“I selected Denver due to the hockey program and the placement of the college in my dwelling state.”
 

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Jared Wright | Ahead | Burnsville, Minn.
6-2 | 176 lbs. | Omaha Lancers (USHL)
 
NHL:
Chosen by the Los Angeles Kings in Spherical 6 (No. 169 total) of the 2022 NHL Draft.
 
Earlier than Denver:
Recorded 34 factors (15g/19a) in 59 video games and picked up three factors (1g/2a) in 4 postseason contests with the Omaha Lancers of the US Hockey League in 2021-22 … Completed third on the Lancers in scoring … Participated within the 2022 BioSteel All-American Recreation … Performed Minnesota highschool hockey for a lot of the earlier three campaigns (2018-2021) with St. Thomas Academy … Served as group captain of St. Thomas in 2020-21 and completed second on the squad with 38 factors (16g/22a) in 21 contests … Had 24 factors (6g/18a) in 25 video games in 2019-20 and 12 factors (4g/8a) in 25 contests in 2018-19 with St. Thomas … Performed membership hockey with Group MAP South in 2019-20 and 2020-21 … Skated in six junior video games with the Minot Minotauros within the North American Hockey League in 2020-21.
 
Private:
Born Nov. 22, 2002 … Performed highschool, membership and junior hockey in 2020-21.
 


  
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