Wolverines Sign Three Forwards, Two Defensemen and a Goalie
Red Berenson

Nov. 22, 2011

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- The University of Michigan ice hockey team has announced the signing of six players to National Letters of Intent for the 2012-13 season. Forwards Cristoval Nieves (Rochester, N.Y.), Daniel Milne (Unionville, Ontario), Justin Selman (Upper Saddle River, N.J.), along with defensemen Jacob Trouba (Rochester, Mich.) and Connor Carrick (Orland Park, Ill.) have committed to the Wolverines for next season. Additionally, U-M has signed goaltender Jared Rutledge (Chicago, Ill.).

"We're looking forward to what these players will bring to the Michigan hockey program," said head coach Red Berenson. "Each player will bring his own unique skill set to our team and will provide us with a talented and well-balanced freshman class heading into next season."

Carrick, Trouba and Rutledge are all currently skating with the United States National Team Development Program Under-18 team in Ann Arbor. Milne is in his first year with the St. Michael's Buzzers of the Ontario Junior Hockey League, Selman skates with the United States Hockey League's Sioux Falls Stampede, and Nieves is entering his final season at the Kent School in Kent, Conn.

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