Merrimack received a commitment from 4-star winger Luke Weilandt last month. The Illinois native, in his first year as a USHL player, has five points (2 goals, 3 assists) in eight games.
“Weilandt is an underrated prospect who is stocky, strong on his skates and has a powerful snap shot that he disguises well and gets off in stride,” our scouts said. “His best attribute is his hockey sense and vision; he can see the whole sheet, his reads are quick and clever and he has great zip on his passes. He’s not flashy and doesn’t have blow away speed but he finds the soft spots, he’s very aware of where everyone is on the ice”
Over the last two seasons, Weilandt had 35 points in 39 games for the Chicago Mission and he was invited to USA Hockey’s Select 16 camp this past summer.
Weilandt took some time to talk about his commitment with Neutral Zone …