Name: Maksim Zhukov
USHL Team: Green Bay Gamblers
NCAA Commitment: Uncommitted
Youth Team: Lokomotiv Jr. Yaroslavl (Russia)
Hometown: Kaliningrad, Russia
Bio: Named to NHL Central Scouting Future List (7/26/16)... A-rated goaltender on NHL Central Scouting Preliminary List (10/4/16)... A-rated goaltender on NHL Central Scouting Players to Watch List (11/16/16)... Named to USHL/NHL Top Prospects Game (12/13/16)... Credited with 11 saves in the USHL/NHL Top Prospects Game (1/10/17)... Ranked 5th among North American goaltenders on NHL Central Scouting Midterm Rankings (1/18/17)... USHL Goaltender of the Week (1/30/17)... USHL Goaltender of the Week (3/20/17)... Ranked 9th among North American goaltenders on NHL Central Scouting Final Rankings (4/11/17)... Finished 2016-17 with 2.25 GAA and .913 SV%... Best Goaltender at U18 World Junior Championship... USHL All-Rookie Second 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