The Shreveport Mudbugs, proud members of the North American League are pleased to announce the signing of forward Jordan Randall to a tender agreement for the 2017-2018 season. Randall hails from the Omaha ‘AAA’ program and is the eighth player tendered by the Mudbugs in preparation for next season.
“Jordan is a good sized power forward with finishing ability,” Mudbugs Director of Scouting Mike Grattan said. “He is strong both in the corners as well as in front of the net. Jordan possess a quick release and isn’t shy about using his shot off the rush as well as in tight spaces.”
The 2000 birth year recently completed a very successful campaign in the U16 division of the North American Prospects Hockey League, leading the entire league with 22 regular season goals. He finished third overall in points for the entire NAPHL with 46, and averaged exactly two points per game in regular season play.
A native of Maple Grove, MN, Randall checks in at 6’0, 190 pounds. He joins a very long list of current and future Mudbugs with ties to the Omaha ‘AAA’ program. Four current, and, counting Randall and recent tender Nikolai Jenson, two future Bugs players hail from the Omaha program. Associate Head Coach Francis Anzalone calls this recent trend of Omaha players to Shreveport “part coincidence and part comfort.”
“The Omaha program has done a wonderful job not only placing players at the junior level, but more importantly,
readying them for the challenges and demands of the next level,” Anzalone said.
“Coach Dave Wilkie preaches many of the same messages we believe in, so there’s an automatic comfort level in knowing what you are going to get when you work with one of his players. At the same time, players come from everywhere. We just care that the player we are getting has the intangibles to be a Mudbug. Jordan has those on and off ice intangibles. The fact that he played in Omaha certainly gives us more comfort.”
The read up on Jordan Randall and all of the players tendered by the Mudbugs for the 2017-2018 season, click here.