Posted On: 11/10/21 1:04 AM

We are back today for another conference preseason preview; where we highlight the top returning players at each position and also preview the best teams in the said conference. The conference this week will be one of the top-tier conferences- the Metro East Conference. The Metro East contains St. Thomas, Hill Murray, Hastings, Mahtomedi, Tartan, Simley, South St. Paul, Henry Sibley. Today we are covering defensemen that are worthy of recognition in this conference for their returns. This conference has a very solid mix of teams and a very good mix of players. This conference has many state tourney appearances, mainly from Hill Murray, St. Thomas, and Mahtomedi. Out of this group of defensemen we have one college commit. This conference sure has better forwards this year, but here are the forwards worth noting;

  1. Reed Kluender Reed Kluender 5'10" | Defense South. St Paul | 2022 State MN  | Defenseman South St Paul Class of 2022

Kluender is the only current D1 commit defenseman in this conference, as he is committed to the University of Wisconsin.  Kluender is currently with the Des Moines buccaneers AAA team, and it sounds likely that he comes back for his senior year. Kluender

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