2016 USHL Draft: Connecticut Connections

USHLThe United States Hockey League (USHL) is considered by many to be one of the top junior ice hockey leagues in the United States. Given it’s “amateur” status (in comparison to many Canadian junior leagues) it is one of the top feeder leagues for NCAA men’s college hockey teams.

The two-day 2016 USHL Draft – phases 1 and 2 –  recently wrapped up on 5/3/16.  Below is a breakdown of 2016 draftees with connections to Connecticut.

PHASE 1 – The future’s draft; players chosen in this phase are 17 years of age and younger

RND PICK TEAM PLAYER POS. HOMETOWN TEAM COLLEGE COMMITMENT
1 3 Omaha Emilio Pettersen C Manglerud, Norway Selects Hockey Academy 16U at South Kent School University of Denver (2017)
3 13 Bloomington Drew Elser LW Hopewell Junction, NY Selects Hockey Academy 16U at South Kent School University of Connecticut (2018)
4 9 Sioux City Jacques Bouqot C South Windsor, CT Salisbury Boston College (2018)
5 7 Fargo Conner Hutchison LD Hicksville, NY Selects Hockey Academy 16U at South Kent School University of Vermont (2019)

 

PHASE 2 All other players that are of junior age.

RND RANK TEAM PLAYER POS HOMETOWN LAST TEAM COLLEGE COMMITMENT
2 27 Lincoln Gustaf Westlund C Djursholm, Sweden Gunnery University of Michigan (2017)
23 365 Fargo Carter Dwyer LD West Chester, PA Kent
7 106 Madison Ben Solin F Madison, CT Phillips Exeter Harvard University (2018)
17 265 Omaha Anthony Mastromonica C Kings Park, NY Selects Academy 16UAm at South Kent School
5 65 Omaha Derek Hamelin LD Mercier, Que. Selects Academy 18UNat at South Kent School Canisius College (2017)
1 3 Omaha Connor Marshall C Parkland, FL Selects Academy 18UNat at South Kent School Brown University (2017)
12 194 Tri-City Adam Peck RW Williston, VT Selects Academy 18UNat at South Kent School
6 88 Chicago Jay Powell LD Nashville, TN Westminster