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2021-22 USHL Season Preview: Madison Capitols

09/14/2021, 10:30am CDT
By USHL

Player to Watch

Quinn Finley played for the Chicago Steel last season and won a Clark Cup Championship. In 39 regular season games, the Suamico, Wisc. native and second-year forward picked up six points (1-5-6). 

"Quinn is a young man who we Drafted first overall in the Phase I Draft in 2020. We Drafted him first overall because of the positive impact he will have on creating our winning culture on and off the ice. Along with the high-end hockey IQ and skill level, Quinn possesses the character needed to be a leader and create an elite culture within our team. Even though Quinn is still young, he already has a full season of experience in our league and is a Clark Cup Champion.”
Tom Upton, Madison Capitols Head Coach & General Manager

Key Additions/Subtractions

“We are excited to have everyone on our roster and be playing hockey again in Madison.”
- Tom Upton, Madison Capitols Head Coach & General Manager

NHL Draft

NHL Drafted Players: 

Kyle Kukkonen (Anaheim Ducks, 2021, Round 6, #162)

NHL Draft Prospects:

Trey Ausmus
Quinn Finley
Luke Mittelstadt

New Coaches in Madison

Tom Upton (Head Coach & General Manager)

Corey Leivermann (Associate Head Coach)

NCAA Commitments

  • Colorado College: Patrick Schmiedlin

  • Harvard University: Casey Severo

  • Michigan Tech University: Kyle Kukkonen

  • Ohio State University: DJ Hart

  • Providence College: Daniel Sambuco

  • Quinnipiac University: Matthew McGroarty, Nick Wallace

  • RPI: Xavier Lapointe

  • St. Lawrence University: Blake Dangos

  • University of Massachusetts: Jake Dunlap, Nathan Lewis

  • University of Miami (Ohio): Ben Dexheimer

  • University of Michigan: Tyler Haskins

  • University of Minnesota: Luke Mittelstadt

  • University of Nebraska-Omaha: Simon Latkoczy

  • University of New Hampshire: Cade Penney

  • University of North Dakota: Trey Ausmus

  • University of Wisconsin: Jack Horbach

  • Western Michigan University: Barrett Brooks

Home Games to Watch For

September 18, 2021 vs. Dubuque Fighting Saints
- 1st Annual Ringo Strong Night Presented by RBC Wealth Management

January 29, 2022 vs. Dubuque Fighting Saints
- 3rd Annual Frozen Lemonade Classic Presented by Northwestern Mutual

February 19, 2022 vs. Dubuque Fighting Saints
- 6th Annual Be the Miracle Night Presented by Sun Prairie Pizza Ranch 

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