If you haven’t heard of Gentry Academy yet, don’t worry: the Lucius family is putting it on the radar. The private school just finished its first year as a member of Minnesota’s high-school league with a respectable 14-11-0 record, but it’s Gentry’s under-15 squad that is truly making noise. The biggest reason? Center Chaz Lucius, who tore it up at Tier I showcases to the tune of 39 goals and 62 points in just 13 games, while also becoming one of the youngest players ever to commit to the University of Minnesota. The youngest? His 14-year-old brother, Cruz, who committed at the same time. “We get along really well,” Chaz said. “We’re also linemates. He’s more of a pass-first kind of player, which is why we really work well together.”
Gentry Academy is located in Vadnais Heights, north of ...
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Ryan Kennedy is the associate senior writer and draft/prospect expert at The Hockey News. He has been with the publication since 2005 and in that span, Don Cherry, Lil Jon and The Rock have all called his house. He lives in Toronto with his wife and kids where he listens to loud music and collects NCAA pennants.