Dayton Rasmussen (G)

Tri-City Storm

9-7-0-1, 2.54 GAA, .911 SV%

14. Tri-City Storm

11-13-2-2, Last Poll: 12

The Storm earned big wins over top-USHL teams Waterloo, Dubuque, Lincoln and Sioux City in the month of December. Adam Goodsir, who was named to the USHL/NHL Top Prospects Game along with teammates Paul Washe, Alex Limoges, Wyatt Bongiovanni and Dayton Rasmussen, has been one of the best rookies in the USHL all season long. Goodsir is tied for fourth among rookies in goals (7) and is tied for eighth among all first-year players with 12 points (7G, 5A). Tri-City also remains one of the best teams in the league on the power play, as they are third in the USHL with a 20.2% conversion rate on the man advantage.  

13. Sioux Falls Stampede

12-13-1-1, Last Poll: 15

The Stampede come into 2017 having won three of their last four contests. Austin Albrecht continues to pace the team with 25 points (5G, 20A) in 25 games. Those 20 assists rank third among all USHL players. Sioux Falls also boasts the top two players in the USHL in shooting percentage in Jason O’Neill (33.3%) and Paul DeNaples (26.7%). O’Neill is second on the team in points (14G, 6A), while DeNaples is second among rookies in team scoring (4G, 5A). They also have scored the fourth most goals in the league (88) and will look to continue that offensive production into the second half of the season. Matthew Quercia, Kasper Kotkansalo and John St. Ivany will be playing in the USHL/NHL Top Prospects Game in their home rink next week.