2023-24 Wings tender roundup

Dec 12, 2022

Michael McIntee

McIntee, a 5’11” defenseman from De Pere, WI, is currently playing for Team Wisconsin in the UMHSEHL, where he’s notched a goal and six assists in 19 games so far this season. Last season, he played for Team Wisconsin’s 16U AAA team, where he recorded two goals and 15 assists in 33 games played.

McIntee also played for Notre Dame Academy for three seasons, putting up six goals and 36 assists in 60 games played.

“Michael is another solid skating, defensive defenseman,” Wings head coach Scott Langer said. “He’s a good “first pass” defender from Notre Dame Academy. He also had a solid fall season, playing in the MN Elite League. He’ll bring a strong blue line presence and good stability in the Wings’ D-Zone.”

Jordan Ronn

Ronn spent two seasons playing for Champlin Park High, where he notched 27 goals and 32 assists in 46 games. He also spent time with the Minnesota Blades 16U AAA team, where he recored 18 goals and 16 assists in in 22 games.

The 5’10” forward is currently playing for Team Twin Cities Orthopedics, where he notched five goals and 14 assists in 20 games played.

“Jordan will bring some scoring touch and toughness as a slick skating, skilled forward,” Langer said. “He finished the MN Elite League with five goals and 14 assists this fall. He’s a fast, 200-foot player, with good vision and a good nose for offense.”

Grant Winkler

Winkler, a 5’10” defenseman from Duluth, MN, notched nine goals and eight assists while playing for Team Kowalski’s in the 2022-23 season.

He also played for Duluth East High School, where he scored nine goals and added 13 assists over four seasons.

“Winkler is a strong skating defender from Duluth East HS in Minnesota,” Langer said. “He plays a very tight defensive game and is a very versatile, smart, puck-moving player, with great vision and a good nose for offensive play. He finished with nine goals and eight assists in the very competitive MN Elite League.”

Lawson Kimble

A 5’11” defenseman from Granite City, IL, Kimble has spent the past five seasons representing CarShield AAA squads. Most recently, he notched four goals for the 18U AAA team in just nine games played.

He was also a major standout for Granite City High, where he notched 111 total points during his 2021-22 season.

“Kimble has the ability to control the tempo of a game,” Langer said. “He is a steady presence on the blue line when he’s on the ice . One of his best attributes is his ability to make a first fast out of the zone. He is a 2-way defenseman that contributes both offensively and defensively throughout a game.”

Jackson Vogel

Vogel spent three years playing for Shakopee High School in Minnesota, recording 30 goals and 38 assists over those three seasons.

Most recently, the 6’0″ forward spent time with Team TDS Transportation in the MN Elite League. In the 2022-23 season, he picked up three goals and four assists in 13 games played.

“Vogel is another quick-footed and skilled forward,” Langer said. “He scored 18 goals and 20 assists, for his high school team last season and has amassed four goals and nine helpers in just two seasons of the MN Elite League. He’s a sharp shooting and fast forechecking forward who creates plays very fast.”

Holden Pratt

Pratt spent four solid seasons with his high school team, Grandville High, where he recorded 23 goals and added 42 assists during his tenure. In the 2022-23 season, the 6’3″ defenseman is rostered with the Minnesota Loons in the NA3HL, where he’s scored five goals and eight assists in 13 games so far this season. He’s also appeared in two games wearing the Wings’ sweater.

“Pratt is a defenseman that makes good decisions under pressure,” Langer said. “He is a good sized kid that has physicality to his game. Pratt has seen time as an affiliate player with the Aberdeen Wings and has slid into the lineup well.”

Chase Hannon

Hannon has spent the past two seasons with the Philadelphia Flyers 18U AAA club, where he’s recorded eight goals and 23 assists. The 5’11” defenseman also spent time with La Salle College High in 2021-22, where he grabbed a goal and nine assists in 17 games played.

“Hannon is a very sound defenseman that possess good vision to make the right plays,” Langer said. “He is a physical player that is not afraid to play the tough game. He has good feet, which allows him to get out of any situations where he is under pressure, and he has the ability to score from the blue line, which makes him an element of the offense as well.”

Drake Ramirez

Ramirez spent his 2021-22 season playing for Centennial High School in Minnesota, where he recorded eleven goals and twelve assists in 27 games played.

The 5’9″ 165 lb. forward from Blaine, MN is currently playing for Team MPLS Magazine, where he’s notched four goals and six assists in 20 games so far this season.

“Drake is a fast and very quick, skilled forward who plays a full 200-foot game and possesses a quick, accurate release,” Wings head coach Scott Langer said. “He plays bigger than his size and will be someone who is very good at corner battles and open-ice playmaking.”

Peyton Blair

Blair also spent his 2021-22 season alongside Ramirez playing for Centennial High School in Minnesota, where he picked up 24 goals and 26 assists in 26 games played. The 5’10” 165 lb. forward also currently plays for Team MPLS Magazine, where he has three goals and ten assists in 18 games so far this year.

“Peyton is a play-making winger with a good skill set and a nose for the net,” Langer said. “His speed, quickness and aggressiveness are solid parts of his 200-foot game. He had great success in the Minnesota Elite League this fall and had a great 2021-22 high school season.”

Aaron Reierson

A 6’1″160 lb. forward from Moorehead, MN, Reierson currently plays for Team Sanford Power, where has has amassed seven goals and six assists in 13 games played. The 17-year-old also played 19 games for Sanford Power in the 2020-21 season, scoring nine goals and adding 15 assists, as well as for Moorehead High School, where had 14 goals and eleven assists in 31 games played.

“Aaron is a tough, crafty player with a high hockey IQ,” Langer said. “He can play both forward positions and has proven to be able to find areas to create plays with his elite vision.”

Daniel Buchbinder

The 6’3″ 195 lb. native of Buffalo, NY has played his past three seasons with the Northwood School Huskies. In his current season, he’s recorded a goal and 16 assists in 29 games played.
“Buchbinder is a very smart defender with great vision and quickness in his own end,” Wings head coach Scott Langer said. “He makes good reads in the defensive zone and uses his size to defend in all areas. His puck-moving skills, hands, and shot are very high end. He makes great first-pass decisions and reads plays well, and has the ability to join the rush and become part of the offense. We’ll look to him to contribute in all areas of our game early as he plays close to that now. He’ll be another exciting player to watch wearing a Wings’ sweater.”
Madson “Jibber” Kuhl

The 6’2″ 203 lb. forward from Wayzata, Minnesota is currently playing for Wayzata High, where he’s grabbed five goals and an assist in just five games played. The year previously, he had a goal and an assist in 26 games played for Wayzata.

Wings head coach Scott Langer described Kuhl as a “power forward with a solid 200-foot game.”

“He plays hard in all areas of the ice, has a very quick release on his shots and finds ways to score big goals,” he said. “He skates very well for his size and has great vision in the offensive zone. He’s scored five goals in his first five games, in one of the best MN High school conferences in the state, and is a key contributor for Wayzata. He’ll fit in nicely with our style of play and we look forward to him in a Wings jersey.”

Ian Ness

Ness, a 5’8″ 160 lb. forward from Moorhead, MN, currently plays for Moorhead High School as well as in the UMHSEHL with Team Sanford Power. This season, he has three goals and three assists in eleven games for Moorhead High, and had five goals and seven assists in 19 games for the elite league with Sanford Power this fall.

“Ian Ness is a fast and crafty forward who plays dependable in all areas of the ice,” Wings head coach Scott Langer said. “He’s a top-line player who helped Team Sanford win the Elite League Championship in October. Ian brings a ton of grit and vision with his game. He’s a very tough penalty killer and first power play shooter, with a knack for setting up big plays. He’ll fit in nicely with our other recruits and be a very solid NAHL forward.”

Seth Wall

The 6’1″ 165 lb. center is currently rostered with Victory Honda 18U AAA, where he has amassed 26 goals and 16 assists in 39 games played, with seven of those goals coming during Tier I Elite League play.

“We are excited to have Seth joining our family. He is a big right-handed center who takes pride in both ends of the rink,” Wings head coach Scott Langer said. “He has proven well in the face-off dot and has a shooters mentality. He does a good job finding open space in scoring areas and makes no mistake when he gets those opportunities. These assets he possesses on the ice will make him a very good player for our organization, but his professionalism and humbleness off the ice will make him even better for the town of Aberdeen.”