Four Chicago Steel players were among 44 players named Sunday to participate in the 2022 BioSteel All-American Game, which is Jan. 17 at USA Hockey Arena in Plymouth, Michigan.
Defenseman Jake Livanavage (North Dakota) and forwards Jack Harvey (Boston University) and Zam Plante (Minnesota Duluth) will suit up for Team Blue. The trio will face goaltender Gibson Homer (Arizona State) and Team White.
Players selected are eligible for the 2022 NHL Draft, scheduled for July 7-8 at Bell Centre in Montreal, and were picked by USA Hockey in conjunction with NHL Central Scouting.
Livanavage’s 23 points lead all Steel defensemen and his 21 assists rank third among all Steel players in 27 games. Harvey has scored 16 points (eight goals, eight assists) in 25 games. Plante has seven points (four goals, three assists) in 17 games. Plante is a B-rated skater by NHL Central Scouting, meaning he is projected to be a second- or third-round candidate for the 2021 draft.
Livanavage and Harvey are each in their second season with the Steel, while Plante is in his first.
Homer has a 3.73 goals-against average and a .883 save percentage in 15 games. He spent the past two seasons with the U.S. National Team Development Program.
Harvey and Homer each played in last year’s All-American Game.
Defenseman Jake Livanavage (North Dakota)
Forward Jack Harvey (Boston University)
Forward Zam Plante (Minnesota Duluth)
Goaltender Gibson Homer (Arizona State)
Follow On Tap Sports Net on social media!