Category Archives: Tier 1 – USHL

Players Announced for USHL/NHL Top Prospects Game

Joshua Dunne

The 40 players selected include 29 U.S. players, 32 that are committed to NCAA Division I programs, 35 that were on the NHL Central Scouting Preliminary List on Nov. 16, 2016 and 38 who have been listed by NHL Central Scouting at some point in their USHL career.

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Nappier a Consistent Force in Net for Steel

Tommy Nappier

Six other United States Hockey League goalies have more shutouts than the one Tommy Nappier has put up so far this season.

But none of those other netminders have been able to match the steadiness that the 18-year-old from St. Louis has provided the Chicago Steel in net.

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Fargo Force name captains for the upcoming USHL season

Bradley Johnson

The Fargo Force have named their captains for the upcoming United States Hockey League season. Blake Lizotte will be captain, while defenseman Bradley Johnson and forward Grant Meyer will serve as assistant captains.

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Musketeers go defense, goaltender early in draft

Bud Winter

The Sioux City Musketeers saw an opportunity in the first round of the United States Hockey League Phase II Draft and took advantage.

Round 17: Bud Winter, forward, Affton Americans.

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Fighting Saints Conclude Phase II With 23 Selections

Austin Rueschhoff

The Dubuque Fighting Saints hockey staff selected the “Class of 2016” during Phase II of the USHL Draft on Tuesday morning. Below are the selections, by round.

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Clayton Keller is rewriting the record book for U18 hockey

Clayton Keller

Clayton Keller is now first. Phil Kessel is second. Patrick Kane is third.

Yes, the Boston University-bound forward is taking out some lofty records at the IIHF World Under-18 Championship in Ralph Engelstad Arena in Grand Forks.

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Zach Jordan commits to University of Nebraska-Omaha

Zach Jordan

Des Moines Buccaneers forward Zach Jordan announced his commitment to play college hockey at the University of Nebraska-Omaha.

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Time with NHL Dad Helped Fuel Tkachuk’s Love of Hockey

Brady Tkachuk

And if all goes as planned, Brady Tkachuk will be following a familiar path. Through 34 games with the U.S. National Under-17 Team, the 6-foot, 176-pound forward has tallied six goals and accumulated 20 points.

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Musketeers trade for forward Dodd

Trey Dodd

The Sioux City Musketeers traded a sixth-raound Phase II draft pick and future considerations to Dubuque for forward Trey Dodd.

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Musketeer watches intakes year-round

Jacob Wilson

Jacob Wilson, an 18-year-old Musketeers defenseman, has actually gained weight this season, going from 175 pounds at the start of the campaign to 180 at this point.

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