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Eagan's Merchant gets taste of NHL speed

07/20/2012, 5:27pm CDT
By Maine Hockey Journal

Mr. Hockey finalist from last season participated in Wild development camp

Eagan's Will Merchant, a Mr. Hockey finalist last season, was admittedly disappointed he wasn't selected in the NHL Draft in June, but he got to experience the pace of pro hockey as a free agent invitee at the recent Minnesota Wild development camp.

Merchant, a Maine recruit, talked about the experience in an interview with the Maine Hockey Journal:

“It was really fun, it was a good experience being the hometown kid,” said Merchant. “The pace was definitely faster then what I have been playing before,” Merchant added. “It was really helpful to me because that’s going to be the pace in a college hockey."

Read the full article here.

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