Aberdeen Wings Will Send Five to the Top Prospects Tourney

(AberdeenWings.com) – Five members of the Aberdeen Wings organization will represent the Central and South Divisions at the 2023 Top Prospects Tournament, Feb. 6-7 at the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex in Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania. The head coach of the Central team is Steve Howard from the Austin Bruins, while Wings head coach Scott Langer is on the bench as the assistant coach.

Devon Carlstrom

Carlstrom, a 6’1″ defenseman from Palm Beach Gardens, FL, is in his third season with the Wings. So far this year, the assistant captain is second in scoring on the team among defensemen with three goals and nine assists, including two game-winning goals and a power play goal. He also carries a +15 through his 34 games played. Overall, Carlstrom has played in 130 regular season games while wearing the Wings sweater, tallying eight goals and 26 assists, and two more post-season assists.

Landon Parker

In his first year in Aberdeen, the 6’0″ forward is second in team scoring with nine goals and 13 assists. The assistant captain carries a +2 over 30 games played. He spent the previous season with the Wenatchee Wild in the BCHL, where he recorded nine goals and eleven assists in 45 games.

Alexander Gullichsen

Gullichsen is fourth in team scoring with eleven goals and ten assists on the season, plus two game-winning goals and a +3 rating in 33 games played. The 6’3″ Finnish forward was named Central Division Star of the Week for Dec. 12-18, 2022. In his two previous seasons, he played with Lukko U18 and U20 teams in Finland.

Michael Casey

One of the new faces on the Wings roster, Casey played his first game wearing a Wings sweater on Thursday, Jan. 19. The 6’0″ forward played the first half of the 2022-23 season with the Corpus Christi Ice Rays, where he had eight goals and 14 assists in 34 games played. Casey was selected to the Top Prospects tournament ahead of his trade to Aberdeen, so he will represent Team South during his games.

2023 NAHL Top Prospects Tournament Schedule (all times eastern)

Monday, February 6th

1:00pm: South vs. Midwest

4:00pm: East vs. Central

Tuesday, February 7th

11:00am: Central vs. South

2:00pm: Midwest vs. East