The United States Hockey League (USHL) announced Monday its All-USHL First, Second and Third teams for the 2020-21 season.
This season’s First Team All-USHL squad includes four of the five individual award winners announced last week, including Player of the Year Sean Farrell (Chicago Steel), Forward of the Year Matt Coronato (Chicago Steel), Defenseman of the Year Mason Lohrei (Green Bay Gamblers) and Goaltender of the Year Akira Schmid. Defenseman Ryan Ufko (Chicago Steel) and forward Danil Gushchin (Muskegon Lumberjacks) rounded out the First Team selections.
The Second Team All-USHL roster features 2020-21 USHL Rookie of the Year Cole Sillinger (Sioux Falls Stampede) along with fellow forwards Ayrton Martino (Omaha Lancers) and Josh Doan (Chicago Steel), as well as defensemen Cole McWard (Tri-City Storm) and Brent Johnson (Sioux Falls Stampede) and rounded out by goaltender Jakub Dobes (Omaha Lancers).
The All-USHL Third Team is comprised of Fargo Force goaltender Brennan Boynton along with defensemen Henry Thrun (Dubuque Fighting Saints) and Alex Gagne (Muskegon Lumberjacks) and rounded out by forwards Robert Cronin (Dubuque Fighting Saints), Cameron Berg (Muskegon Lumberjacks) and Jake Schmaltz (Green Bay Gamblers).
Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, the 2020-21 season will be the USHL's 19th season as the nation's only Tier I junior hockey league. The USHL had 51 players selected at the 2020 NHL Draft, marking the third-straight season with 50-or-more USHL players selected in the Draft. More than 800 league alumni are currently on NCAA Division I rosters, further establishing the USHL as the world’s foremost producer of junior hockey talent.
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