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Titans youth program continues to advance players to the next level as 18U National Premier Defenseman Clay Allen signs tender with NAHL’s Minnesota Wilderness

18U National Premier Defenseman Clay Allen signs tender with NAHL’s Minnesota Wilderness

By Titans Marketing, 03/27/20, 9:45AM EDT


The New Jersey Titans Youth Hockey Program, proud members of the Atlantic Youth and North American Prospect Hockey Leagues, is pleased to announce that 18U National Premier defenseman Clay Allen has been tendered by the North American Hockey League’s (NAHL) Minnesota Wilderness. The tender is for the upcoming 2020-21 season.

Allen, 18, had 34 points (7 goals and 27 assists) in 42 total games this past season. He had 21 points (3 goals and 18 assists) in 24 AYHL games and 10 points (3 goals and 7 assists) in 11 NAPHL contests. The 6’2”, 165 lb. Anchorage, AK native is a right-handed shot.

“Playing for the Titans was really an amazing experience and I benefitted so much from being able to move all the way from Alaska to make a home in New Jersey” stated Allen. “Coach Nick Skerlick was really tough on me but that was because he wanted the best for me and made me improve during the year. George Haviland was there for me constantly, even when I needed someone to talk to about things that weren’t hockey related. The Titans’ Organization was very good to me and I was glad that I called it home for the year. Because of the excellent coaching and the Titan complex I was able to tender with the Minnesota Wilderness and look forward to playing in the State of Hockey next year” concluded Allen.

“We are very proud of Clay’s accomplishment to be tendered in the NA” stated Titans Director of Players George Haviland. “Our Titans’ 16U and 18U midget programs continue to be a breeding ground for advancement for midget players looking to play at the NAHL and USHL levels. Clay was a mobile defenseman that made things happen and his commitment to improving was evident as he led our D corp down the stretch. Good luck to Clay and his hockey endeavors” concluded Haviland.