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2017-18 YEAR IN REVIEW: ANDY NEDELJKOVIC An early-season trade benefits Nedeljkovic and Tomahawks

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"He’s a no-nonsense type of kid. He’s a young kid. You don’t think about that because he’s very mature. He’s grabbed a leadership role,” Letizia said. “He does everything. He plays away from the puck. He plays hard."
Andy Nedeljkovic skates up the ice at 1st Summit Arena

In late October, the Tomahawks changed to complexion of their team after a slow start to the season. Head coach Mike Letizia made a series of moves that included sending Penn State-commit Hunter Carrick and goalie Vinnie Purpura to the USHL Omaha Lancers. In exchange, the Tomahawks received a player that would become a vital member of the team on and off the ice.

Nedeljkovic comes from impressive hockey bloodlines. Andy's big brother Alex is a top goaltending prospect of the Carolina Hurricanes. .

ANDY BY THE NUMBERS

Nedeljkovic stepped right into the Tomahawks lineup and helped the team find its way through the season. A strong, two-way player, Nedeljkovic netted seven goals on the campaign as well as 16 assists. He also provides a gritty presence on the ice as he earned 105 minutes in the sin bin.

TOP PROSPECT

Nedeljkovic was selected to represent the Johnstown Tomahawks and the East Division as a member of the Selects Team at the 2018 Top Prospects Tournament in Plymouth, Mich.

Andy Nedeljkovic and teammate Chase Davidson with their billet family, the St. John's.

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