Month: June 2014

Six XE Athletes drafted in the 2014 NHL Draft!

Six Xedge athletes drafted in the 2014 NHL draft!!!
The Xplosive Edge is very proud and excited to announce that 6 of our athletes from the Omaha Lancers have been drafted in the 2014 NHL draft. We are very proud of these young men and all of the hard work that they have put in. Through countless hours of conditioning and weight room work, these athletes have established themselves as some of the best upcoming talent in the NHL.

  • Steve Johnson – LA Kings
  • Steven Spinner – Washington Capitals
  • Luc Snuggerud – Chicago Blackhawks
  • Anthony Angello – Pittsburgh Penguins
  • Hayden Hawkey – Montreal Canadiens
  • Tyler Vessel – Edmonton Oilers

Tremendous Accolades in 1st year with Omaha Lancers

In working with the Omaha Lancers for the first year, the Xplosive Edge was extremely grateful and impressed with the results. The Lancers achieved many unimaginable feats and had a tremendous season. Some of the highlights of the season included being in the drivers seat almost the whole year retaining the #1 spot in the league.
The Lancers also saw so many players honored at the end of the year. Anthony Angello was named the USHL scholar athlete of the year. Tucker Poolman was named the 2014 USA hockey junior player of the year. Hayden Hawkey, Tucker Poolman, Jake Randolph, and Tyler Vessel were all named to the All USHL team. Hayden Hawkey was named to the All rookie team in addition to being named the 2013-2014 goaltender of the year.