• USHL Fall Classic Week Set For September 15-20
  • Garrett Gamez Earns USHL Curt Hammer Award
  • Alex Tuch and Anthony Angello Earn USHL Scholar-Athlete Award
  • Bob Fallen Named USHL President and Commissioner
  • P.K. O'Handley Named USHL Coach of the Year

Defenseman of the Year

USHL Defenseman of the Year

2012-13 Paul LaDue Lincoln Stars
2011-12 Andy Welinski Green Bay Gamblers
2010-11 Nick Mattson Indiana Ice
2009-10 David Makowski Green Bay Gamblers
2008-09 John Moore Chicago Steel
2007-08 Blake Kessel Waterloo Black Hawks
2006-07 Jeff Petry Des Moines Buccaneers
2005-06 Nick Schaus Omaha Lancers
2004-05 Brett Motherwell Omaha Lancers
2003-04 Mike Hodgson Sioux City Musketeers
2002-03 Matt Carle River City Lancers
2001-02 Brett Skinner Des Moines Buccaneers
2000-01 Jamie Mattie Sioux Falls Stampede
1999-00 Jeff Finger Green Bay Gamblers
1998-99 Tom Preissing Green Bay Gamblers
1997-98 Jason Basile Des Moines Buccaneers
1996-97 Doug Schmidt Waterloo Black Hawks
1995-96 Josh DeWolf St. Paul Vulcans
Dan Peters Omaha Lancers
1994-95 Scott Swanson Omaha Lancers
1993-94 Dave Dupont Des Moines Buccaneers
1992-93 Eric Rud Des Moines Buccaneers
1991-92 Andrew Backen Thunder Bay Flyers
1990-91 Paul Koch Omaha Lancers
1989-90 John Gruden Waterloo Black Hawks
1988-89 Mark Peterson St. Paul Vulcans
1987-88 Chris Nelson Rochester Mustangs
1986-87 Darren Sheehan Thunder Bay Flyers
1985-86 Kord Cernick Dubuque Fighting Saints
1984-85 Mike Castellano Austin Mavericks
1983-84 Doug Claggett Dubuque Fighting Saints