The 18-year-old forward of the Shawinigan Cataractes breaks into the line-up due to the injury of Dillon Hamaliuk.

The former player of EHC Biel is one of the CHL's 40 top prospects. / Andreas Haas

Nussbaumer is thus one of 40 players selected to compete in the game that showcases the CHL's top NHL Draft eligible prospects. The players will be assigned to a Team Orr and a Team Cherry. The rosters for each team are going to be announced later this week.

This year's CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game will be played on Wednesday, January 23 in Red Deer, Alberta.

Last Update: 09 January 2019, 07:47 AM | tme