2014-2015 Notre Dame Academy Tritons
EAST LANSING, Mich. - Michigan State hockey head coach Tom Anastos announced Tuesday (Nov. 18) the signing of five student-athletes to National Letters of Intent. Mason Appleton (Green Bay, Wis./Tri-City Storm), Cody Milan (White Lake, Mich./ Tri-City Storm), Zach Osburn (Plymouth, Mich./Chicago Steel), Jerad Rosburg (Clarksville, Md./ Sioux City Musketeers) and Brennan Sanford (East Lansing, Mich./ Des Moines Buccaneers) will be joining the Spartan hockey program.
"We're very excited about this class as all five players combine to address our future needs," Anastos said. "It's an excellent group. They all possess strong skating and puck skills and we really like the dynamics that they will bring to our team."
Green Bay, Wis. • Tri-City Storm (USHL) • F • 6-2, 193 • DOB: 1/15/1996
NHL Entry Draft Eligible
Scouting Report: A play making center with the ability to finish ... Makes people better with his ability to see the ice and distribute pucks ... Possesses strong power-play skills ... His size and compete level make him tough to play against and hard to defend ... Has a reputation for making big plays at critical times, becoming a valuable member to very successful teams over his developing years.
Has a 5-2-7 scoring line and is plus-4 through 15 games with the Tri-City Storm of the USHL ... Produced 60 points (26g, 34a) in just 23 regular-season games for Notre Dame Academy in Green Bay in 2013-14 ... In five playoff games, he added 10 more points (4g, 6a) ... Is a three-time Wisconsin Hockey Coaches Association all-state honoree and was a finalist for player of the year last season ... Scored the game-winning goal in the 2012 WIAA state championship game ... In three seasons playing for Notre Dame Academy, he produced a 62-100-162 line.