CAM ATKINSON #13
Cam Atkinson is an American born hockey player currently playing with the Columbus Blue Jackets. In the 2016-2017 NHL season, Atkinson played all 82 games of the regular season and 11 games in the playoffs, all while cultivating breakout season statistics. Atkinson recorded career-high numbers; 35 goals and 27 assists for a total of 62 points. Atkinson also made an appearance in the NHL All-Star game in Los Angeles. At the end of the 2017-2018 season, Atkinson will be an unrestricted free agent and will be a popular discussion topic throughout the league.
NICK RITCHIE #37
Nick Ritchie of the Anaheim Ducks was born December 5, 1995 in Ontario, Canada. In 2014 Ritchie was drafted 10th overall by Anaheim after being ranked #7 on the final list of 2014 NHL Draft eligible North American skaters. Standing 6’2” and weighing 226 lb, Ritchie is a physical force to be reckoned with. Nick Ritchie joined the Verbero team during the 2016-2017 season and can be found sporting the Dextra Gloves on every shift. Aside from being a key component to the Anaheim Duck’s lineup, Nick has also earned two Gold Medals with Canada’s National U18 hockey team.
RYAN SPOONER #23
Ryan Spooner is a Canadian born hockey player currently playing with the New York Rangers. Spooner was selected fifth overall in the 2008 OHL Bantam Draft by the Peterborough Petes. In his third season with the Petes, Spooner was traded to the Kingston Frontenacs. Two years later Spooner was traded to the Sarnia Sting. As a rookie, Spooner led the Providence Bruins of the AHL, in points, recording 57 points in 59 games. Spooner made his NHL debut for the Boston Bruins on February 6, 2013, against Montreal. Spooner was called up to the Bruins for the first time in the 2013–14 season on October 31, 2013. Playing against Anaheim, Spooner assisted on a goal to record his first NHL point. Spooner scored his first career NHL goal on February 27, 2015, in overtime to beat New Jersey 3–2 in a Boston road victory. Spooner's first goal in regulation time came as the first Boston goal in a 3–1 defeat of Ottawa on March 10, 2015, with Spooner also scoring a second goal in the same game. During the 17-18 season, he was traded to the New York Rangers, where he's already an important contributor. Ryan joined the Verbero team during the 2017-2018 NHL season and currently wears the Mercury gloves.
CONNOR CARRICK #8
Connor Carrick is an American born hockey player currently playing for the Toronto Maple Leafs. Carrick was selected 137th overall in the 2012 Entry Draft by the Washington Capitals. On October 3, 2013 Carrick recorded his first NHL goal while playing the Calgary Flames. In 2013 Carrick won a gold medal with Team USA at the IIHF World U18 Championship. On February 28, 2016 Carrick was traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs where he currently plays.
DAVID BOOTH #17
David Booth is an American born hockey player currently playing for the Detroit Red Wings. Booth was selected 53rd overall by the Florida Panthers in the 2004 Entry Draft. Booth has played for several organizations including the Panthers, Maple Leafs, and the Canucks. Among these NHL teams Booth has had 2 stints playing in the KHL. Booth has also won gold in both the 2002 IIHF World U18 and the 2004 IIHF World U20 Championships playing for Team USA. On January 4, 2007, while playing for the Panthers, Booth recorded his first NHL goal versus the Flames. Booth would go on to produce promising numbers throughout his career and on October 2, 2017 he signed with the Detroit Red Wings.
JOSEPH CRAMAROSSA #26
Joseph Cramarossa of the Vancouver Canucks was born October 26, 1992 in Ontario, Canada. Cramarossa was selected 65th overall in the 2011 NHL entry draft by the Anaheim Ducks and was eventually signed by the Ducks in March of 2013. The 6’0” 192 lb winger recorded his first NHL goal in November of 2016. In March of 2017 Cramarossa was claimed off waivers by the Vancouver Canucks. Joseph joined the Verbero team during the 2016-2017 NHL season and currently wears the Dextra gloves.
STEVEN OLEKSY #61
Steven Oleksy was born February 4, 1986 in Chesterfield Michigan. Oleksy played Division 1 collegiate hockey at Lake Superior State University. In 2012 Steven was signed as a free agent to the Hershey Bears and after only 55 games Oleksy was called up to the Washington Capitals. In July of 2015 Oleksy signed with the Pittsburgh Penguins and there he won his first Stanley Cup. In March of 2017 Steven was included in a trade deal to the Toronto Maple Leafs and was assigned to their AHL affiliate, the Toronto Marlies. The 6’0” 194 lb defenseman joined the Verbero team during the 2016-2017 season and can be seen wearing the Dextra gloves while on the ice.