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Three TC Americans Listed in NHL Scouting Rankings

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by Tri-City Americans Media Relations

KENNEWICK, WA – Tri-City Americans' Brandon Carlo, Parker Wotherspoon and Ty Comrie are listed in the midterm rankings for the upcoming 2015 NHL draft, which were released Tuesday by NHL Central Scouting.

Carlo is the 16th ranked prospect among North American skaters and the sixth ranked defenseman. Wotherspoon is the 46th ranked skater, and Comrie is ranked 169th.

Wotherspoon is the highest scorer of the three so far this season, scoring a career-high eight goals, 24 points and collecting 55 penalty minutes in 45 games. Carlo has a career-high 17 assists, 20 points and 49 penalty minutes in 41 games this season. Comrie has put up career highs with four goals and 10 assists in 45 games this season.

“We are always proud of our players when they are recognized,” Tri-City Americans' Governor/GM Bob Tory said. “We wish them all continued success in the second half of the season.”

The Western Hockey League has 51 players listed in the Midterm Rankings, including 44 skaters and seven goaltenders. Seattle's Mathew Barzal is the highest ranked skater at No. 9 and Medicine Hat's Nick Schneider is the highest ranked goaltender at No. 8.

The Americans are back in the Toyota Center this Friday, Jan. 23, as the Americans take on the Seattle Thunderbirds in the sixth annual Nuclear Night game.

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