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Wings Klempa verbally commits to UNO

December 1, 2003 - United States Hockey League (USHL) - Danville Wings News Release

Danville Wing Forward Tomas Klempa has verbally committed to play hockey at the University of Nebraska-Omaha starting in 2005. Klempa (5’8, 170), has had a solid year with the Wings playing on the second line producing 7 goals and 12 assists. Klempa joins Alex Foster (Bowling Green), Chris Anderson (St. Cloud State), Bryan Marshall (University of Nebraska-Omaha), Brad Robbins and Nino Musitelli (Miami University) and Derek Patrosso (Colorado College) as Wings who have committed to play college hockey.

Wings beat Chicago, lose to Waterloo

December 1, 2003 - Danville came into the holiday weekend looking for a sweep but had to settle for a split. On Friday night the Wings headed to Chicago for a very important game with the Steel and played a great defensive game and came out on top 2-0. Defenseman Chris Anderson scored his first goal of the year on an assist from Chris Walsh to give the Wings a quick 1-0 at the end of one period. There was no scoring until early in the third when Bryan Marshall sealed the win with his 10th goal of the year. Marshall now is 2 points away from becoming the Wings all-time leading scorer. Justin Tobe stopped 32 shots for his 10th win and 1st shutout of the year.

On Saturday evening, the Wings traveled to Waterloo and went home with a tough 3-1 loss. The Black Hawks scored 3 power play goals in a 7-minute span over the 2nd and 3rd periods and the Wings couldn’t overcome the deficit. Tomas Klempa tallied his 8th goal of the year to cut the lead to 3-1 but the Wings could not come closer. Tobe stopped 35 of 38 shots in the loss.

Wings weekly alumni update

December 1, 2003 - Here is a list of how the Wings alumni faired over the past week ending 11.30.03. Lukas Dora (Denver) scored a pair of goals and added 2 assists. Dov Grumet-Morris (Harvard) picked up 2 wins with one coming by shutout. Other alumni making the stat sheet were Jason Tejchma (UMass-Lowell) A, Brian Van Abel (Dartmouth) A, Theo Zacour (Air Force) G,A, Aaron Clarke (Niagara) G, Peter Szabo (St. Cloud) A and Nick Economakos (RPI) G. In the pro rankings former Wings Jake Ortmeyer (Wheeling Nailers-ECHL) had an assist.

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