Name: Mario Ferraro
USHL Team: Des Moines Buccaneers
NCAA Commitment: University of Massachusetts (Hockey East)
Youth Team: Toronto Patriots (OJHL)
Hometown: King City, Ontario
Bio: C-rated skater on NHL Central Scouting Preliminary List (10/4/16)... C-rated skater on NHL Central Scouting Players to Watch List (11/16/16)... USHL Defenseman of the Week (11/21/16)... Named to USHL/NHL Top Prospects Game (12/13/16)... Credited with 1 assist in the USHL/NHL Top Prospects Game (1/10/17)... Ranked 107st among North American skaters on NHL Central Scouting Midterm Rankings (1/18/17)... USHL Co-Defenseman of the Week (3/13/17)... Ranked 78th among North American skaters on NHL Central Scouting Final Rankings (4/11/17)... 2017 All-USHL First Team... 2017 USHL 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