Name: Denis Smirnov
USHL Team: Fargo Force
Current Team: Penn State University (Big Ten)
Youth Team: Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights (AYHL)
Hometown: Moscow, Russia
Bio: Currently at Penn State University… 2013-14 Clark Cup Champion... 2013-14 USHL All-Rookie Team... 2015 USHL/NHL Top Prospects Game (1/13/15)... USHL Forward of the Week (10/19/15)... Scored a hat trick (11/20/15)... USHL Forward of the Week (11/23/15)... Tied USHL individual game scoring record with 4 goals (2/26/16)... USHL Forward of the Week (2/29/16)... All-USHL Second Team (5/11/16)... Finished with 47 points (19G, 28A) in 39 games with Penn State in 2016-17... 2017 Big Ten champion... 2017 Big Ten All-Rookie Team
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