Poganski hopes physical play will gain attention of NHL scouts
When Austin Poganski takes the ice for the U.S. Under-18 Select Team this weekend at the 2013 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament, much will have changed since the St. Cloud, MN native made his red, white and blue debut last year.
Poganski went from a seemingly talented, but relatively unknown, skillful Minnesota high school hockey player, into a highly-recruited power forward that rose to the challenge at the 2012 Five Nations Tournament. The 6-foot-1, 204-pound winger ended up leading the undefeated Team USA squad with four goals and an assist, earning himself a variety of Division I hockey scholarships and a shout out in Sports Illustrated’s Faces in the Crowd.… read more