CEDAR RAPIDS - After placing fourth at the state wrestling meet last season, Cedar Rapids Kennedy had a few holes to fill.
It appears the Cougars have armed themselves with a corps of promising freshmen.
Three of Kennedy's six pins we ... »
Name: A.J. Villella
Height/Weight: 5-foot-10, 178 pounds
Hometown: Davie, Florida
Noteworthy: First season with RoughRiders. Was team’s 13th-round pick in 2016 USHL Entry Draft, Phase II. Only Floridian on team. Played for Boston Jr. Bruins previous two seasons. Had nine goals and 29 points in 28 games for U-18 team last season. Has committed to play college hockey at Northeastern University.