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Wyandotte's Tyler Groat to Play Junior Hockey

The Topeka (Kansas) RoadRunners drafted Groat in the first round on Thursday.

, a standout player on the , will be skating in a few months for one of the top junior hockey leagues in the country.

The Topeka (Kansas) RoadRunners drafted Groat in the first round on Thursday. The 6 feet 2 inch, 160-pound forward will be playing in the South Division of the North American Hockey League.

Scott Langer, head coach and general manager of the RoadRunners, described Groat as a leader with good speed and a great shot. He also possesses a good “hockey IQ”, a trait that coaches find desirable, Langer said.

Groat will graduate later this month from , where he was honored recently for being in the . He earned a 3.91 grade point average.

georgine martin June 02, 2012 at 06:40 PM
Hey Tyler and family - "you done good",,,,,,,,,,,,,, Once again, a Washington student has made his family, his friends, his school and his city proud.......AND....look at that grade point average......you are definitely an above average Washington alumni ......Georgine Martin

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