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Great Western Futures' USHL Player of the Week: Griffin Ness- Junior Hockey News

Published: Sunday, 26 Jan 2020  
By: Michael Moore

Griffin Ness is this week’s Great Western Futures Super Camp USHL Player of the Week. The Waterloo Black Hawks forward, Griffin Ness posted amazing numbers this week. 

His week began by amassing a hat-trick Friday night against the Muskegon Lumberjacks. He scored two goals in the second period and another in the third. If that weren’t enough, he assisted on Ryan Drkulec’s goal in the first and Xander Lamppa’s goal in the third. All of Ness’ productivity resulted in the Black Hawks forcing the Lumberjacks into overtime, where he grabbed his last statistic of the night.  With the help of Brehdan Engum he got the puck to Wyatt Schingoethe who scored the game-winner. Ness was credited with the primary assist.

On Saturday, He scored a goal in the first period against the U17’s. In the third, he managed to score another in the Hawks, 6-1 beat-down of the USNTDP. His two goals brought his point total for the week to eight. The most points for any player in the USHL this week.

Forward, Griffin Ness (20) is a native of Wayzata, MN. Through his youth, Ness grew his game with Wayzata High and Team Northwest of the Upper Midwest HS Elite League. In 2017, he was drafted by the Waterloo Black Hawks (#162 overall) in the USHL Entry Draft. He has committed to play for the University of North Dakota beginning in 2020.

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Author: Michael Moore
Michael is a professional hockey scout and advisor with Victorious Hockey helping North America’s top hockey prospects fulfill their ultimate playing potential.

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