Name: Brannon McManus
USHL Team: Chicago Steel
NCAA Commitment: University of Minnesota (Big Ten)
Youth Team: Shattuck St. Mary's
Hometown: Newport Beach, CA
Bio: 2015 U.S. Under-17 Select Team Five Nations Tournament (8/12/15)... USHL Forward of the Week (10/12/15)... USHL All-Rookie Second Team (5/10/16)... Named to NHL Central Scouting Future List (7/26/16)... Named to USA Hockey Ivan Hlinka Team (9/1/16)... Named to USA Hockey/CCM All-American Prospects Game (9/22/16)... Led USA Hockey/CCM All-American Prospects Game in scoring (1G, 2A)... C-rated skater on NHL Central Scouting Preliminary List (10/4/16)... C-rated skater on NHL Central Scouting Players to Watch List (11/16/16)... Named to U.S. Junior Select Team for World Junior A Challenge (11/22/16)... Named to USHL/NHL Top Prospects Game (12/13/16)... Gold Medal at World Junior A Challenge (12/17/16)... Ranked 178th among North American skaters on NHL Central Scouting Midterm Rankings (1/18/17)... Ranked 191st among North American skaters on NHL Central Scouting Final Rankings (4/11/17)... Tied for 9th in 2017 Clark Cup Playoffs scoring with 10 points (6G, 4A) in 14 games... Led 2017 Clark Cup Playoffs with 3 game-winning goals... 2017 Clark Cup champion
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