The Lincoln Stars were on the clock to start Phase Two of the 2015 USHL Draft on Tuesday, May 5th. With the first overall selection, they chose defenseman Christian Evers.
The 6-2, 205-pound defenseman spent the last two seasons playing in the USHL with Team USA, putting up 12 points (2g, 10a) over 51 games in the League. Overall this season for Team USA, he recorded eight points (2g, 6a) in 43 games split between USHL, collegiate, and international competition.
Evers celebrates his 18th birthday later this month. The native of Waukee, Iowa played youth hockey for the Omaha AAA organization prior to this time in the USHL. He is committed to play college hockey at the University of North Dakota following his USHL career.
USHL stats - Christian Evers
FULL RESULTS - Phase Two of 2015 USHL Draft
Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, the USHL celebrates its 13th season as the nation's only Tier I junior hockey league in 2014-15. A record 35 players were chosen in the 2014 NHL Draft and more than 300 players on team rosters this season are committed to NCAA Division I schools, further establishing the USHL as the world’s foremost producer of junior hockey talent.
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