The United States Hockey League (USHL) and its Member Clubs announced Tuesday the 23-man protected lists for all 16 USHL teams for the 2019-20 season, which begins Thursday at the 2019 DICK’S Sporting Goods USHL Fall Classic in Cranberry Township, Pen.
The 23-man protected lists must adhere to regular season roster regulations, which include:
Beginning September 24 at 12 p.m. CT, all roster moves will count towards the annual roster move limit.
Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, the USHL celebrates its 18th season as the nation's only Tier I junior hockey league in 2019-20. The USHL had 55 players selected at the 2019 NHL Draft, 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.