A pair of Wisconsin prep standouts have signed tenders with the Oregon Tradesmen for the 2020-21 season. Both bring size and scoring ability to the blueline.
18-year old John Ratajczyk is a native of Whitefish Bay, a three-year varsity player for the WNS Storm. The 6’6 defenseman was fourth among team scoring last season with five goals and 29 points in 26 games played.
🖊️ Please welcome John Ratajczyk of Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin! The 6’6 defenseman has signed a tender to play with the Tradesmen in 2020-21. https://t.co/EGyBQGKfYc #TradesmenHockey #NA3HL pic.twitter.com/TVkGGYKJCt
— Oregon Tradesmen (@OregonTradesmen) April 15, 2020
Payton Stauffacher, who might be recognized by many in Oregon, was a three-year captain for Monroe. One of the top scoring defenseman in the state, Stauffacher scored 18 goals while adding 24 assists in 2019-20 when he was named Badger South All-Conference Second Team.