When you think of high school, you tend to think of things like prom, getting your driver's license, football games, etc. Not Riley Tufte. This high school senior thinks about goals -- lots of goals, both in-the-net style and aspirational style. How about 47 goals and 31 assists? Impressive , right? Now consider that those numbers came in just 25 games, and you begin to understand the kind of talent we're talking about. Here's the tale of the tape:
Current Team: Blaine High School
Date of Birth: April 10, 1998
Place of Birth: Ham Lake, Minnesota, USA
Height: 6' 5"
Weight: 190 lbs
Aside from just his on-ice gifts, what he brings to our room, to our guys even off the ice is, believe it or not, probably more special than what he brings on the ice . . . and what he brings every night is an NHL talent.