Name: Eeli Tolvanen
USHL Team: Sioux City Musketeers
NCAA Commitment: Boston College (Hockey East)
Youth Team: Espoo Blues (Finland)
Hometown: Vihti, Finland
Bio: USHL All-Rookie First Team (5/10/16)... Announced commitment to Boston College (6/13/16)... Named to NHL Central Scouting Future List (7/26/16)... USHL Forward of the Week (10/3/16)... A-rated skater on NHL Central Scouting Preliminary List (10/4/16)... USHL Forward of the Week (10/31/16)... A-rated skater on NHL Central Scouting Players to Watch List (11/16/16)... Named to USHL/NHL Top Prospects Game (12/13/16)... Ranked 7th among North American skaters on NHL Central Scouting Midterm Rankings (1/18/17)... USHL Forward of the Week (2/27/17)... Ranked 8th among North American skaters on NHL Central Scouting Final Rankings (4/11/17)... Finished tied for 8th in the USHL with 54 points (30G, 24A) in 52 games in 2016-17... Finished tied for 3rd in goals (30) in 2016-17... Recorded 10 points (5G, 5A) in 13 Clark Cup Playoffs games in 2016-17... 2017 All-USHL First 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