50 Players, 50 Days: Tyler Deweese
May 4, 2020
During the current and unforeseen cancelation of the 2019-20 season, the players in the NAHL saw their seasons cut prematurely short. In some cases, players saw their junior hockey careers come to an end as well. However, the NAHL got together a decided to highlight some of those players, who were born in 1999 and were in their final season of playing junior hockey.
As a result, we present a new series entitled: 50 players in 50 days
50 players in 50 days will select 50 players from each of the 26 NAHL teams this past season that were born in 1999, are currently uncommitted, and deserve some recognition during their time spent playing and developing in the NAHL. Over the course of the next 50 days, we will take time out to look at their accomplishments, review their season, and provide some background on their NAHL careers. Players will be initially highlighted in alphabetical order by team. Enjoy!
Tyler Deweese, Forward, Fairbanks Ice Dogs
Fairbanks Ice Dogs forward Tyler Deweese, 21, capped off a solid three-year NAHL career with his best his best season in 2019-20.
The 5’10/176 lbs. native of Fairbanks, Alaska, had his best career season statistically and offensively, as he recorded 32 points (17 goals, 15 assists) in 52 games played. His 17 goals ranked 5th on the roster.
Deweese was selected to and played in the 2020 NAHL Top Prospects Tournament for the Midwest Division team.
“Tyler was an instrumental piece to our team this year. He continually found ways to contribute to his hockey club and is going to be a very addition to any college program. He is a great example of the development process of the NAHL,” said Ice Dogs head coach Trevor Stewart.
Deweese is a NAPHL to NAHL Ladder of Development product, as he spent the 2014-15 season with the West Michigan Hounds 16U team of the NAPHL, recording 13 points in 19 NAPHL games that season.