Name: Kasper Kotkansalo
USHL Team: Sioux Falls Stampede
NCAA Commitment: Boston University (Hockey East)
Youth Team: Espoo Blues Jr.
Hometown: Espoo, Finland
Bio: Named to NHL Central Scouting Future List (7/26/16)... C-rated skater on NHL Central Scouting Preliminary List (10/4/16)... Announced commitment to Boston University (10/15/16)... C-rated skater on NHL Central Scouting Players to Watch List (11/16/16)... Named to USHL/NHL Top Prospects Game (12/13/16)... Ranked 89th among North American skaters on NHL Central Scouting Midterm Rankings (1/18/17)... Ranked 92nd among North American skaters on NHL Central Scouting Final Rankings (4/11/17)
Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, the USHL celebrates its 15th season as the nation's only Tier I junior hockey league in 2016-17. 30 or more players from the USHL have been selected in four consecutive NHL Drafts, and more than 400 players on team rosters last season committed to NCAA Division I schools, further establishing the USHL as the world’s foremost producer of junior hockey talent.
Tag(s): NHL Draft