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On May 2nd the USHL held it’s Phase 2 draft, and three Centennials were selected. Tyler Ward went in the first round, 7th overall, to the Tri-City Storm. Michael Regush was drafted in the third round, 41st overall, to the Youngstown Phantoms, and Zach Metsa also went to the Phantoms in the following round.

All three players plan on attending their respective USHL camp’s and their futures with the Centennials could be in question. Head Coach Joe Martin knows that the three Cents in question are a big part of his club and championship aspirations, but also knows that they still have work to do, “They still have to go make their hockey teams, but the 3 players that we have are significant pieces in our league and we positioned ourselves in a good spot to go after an interior championship.”

Tyler Ward, who is committed to the University of Denver, knows that this opens a different avenue to the NCAA, “It’s another route to Denver, it opens another door, but right now it’s still up in the air.”

Michael Regush, committed to Cornell University, plans on attending Youngstown camp. He remains undecided but the connections he made in Merritt will make it a tough decision, “It’s really hard to let go of what I had in Merritt, so I don’t know if that’s going to be the case or not. But the communities great, and the fans are great so it’s hard to make that decision right now. So we’ll just see how it plays out, and kind of go with the gut feeling.

The defenseman Zach Metsa will take a measured approach before committing to anything, “I mean I'll go down to the Youngstown Camp. I'll talk to the coaches, just check out the organization. See what they're all about, see if I like it and then after that I'll pretty much know what I will be doing next year."

USHL Camps go in late May to early June, and after that the players should have answers regarding their futures .