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All-USHL Teams Announced

04/15/2018, 11:45am CDT
By USHL

18 of the top players in the USHL recognized for their play during the 2017-18 season.

The United States Hockey League today announced the players named to the 2018 All-USHL Teams as determined by a vote of League general managers. Team USA abstained from nominations and final voting this season.

 

17 of the 18 players named are committed to college hockey, four players have been selected in the NHL Draft (Jack Dugan, Ben Finkelstein, Filip Larsson, Nick Perbix) and several more are top prospects for the 2018 NHL Draft in Dallas, TX.

 

In total, 10 USHL teams are represented between the All-USHL First Team, Second Team, and Third Team, with five teams (Waterloo Black Hawks, Chicago Steel, Muskegon Lumberjacks, Fargo Force, Omaha Lancers) having multiple players named to a team.

 

Below are players named to the All-USHL First Team:

All-USHL First Team

Position Name USHL Team College Commitment
F Anthony Del Gaizo Muskegon Lumberjacks University of Massachusetts
F Jackson Cates Waterloo Black Hawks University of Minnesota Duluth
F Jack Dugan Chicago Steel Providence College
D Ben Finkelstein Waterloo Black Hawks Boston College
D Graham Lillibridge Chicago Steel Yale University
G Filip Larsson Tri-City Storm University of Denver

Below are players named to the All-USHL Second Team:

All-USHL Second Team

Position Name USHL Team College Commitment
F Filip Suchy Omaha Lancers Uncommitted
F Jack Drury Waterloo Black Hawks Harvard University
F Jacob Schmidt-Svejstrup Fargo Force University of Maine
D Ty Farmer Fargo Force University of Massachusetts
D Marc Del Gaizo Muskegon Lumberjacks University of Massachusetts
G Zach Driscoll Omaha Lancers Bemidji State University

Below are players named to the All-USHL Third Team:

All-USHL Third Team

Position Name USHL Team College Commitment
F Quinn Preston Dubuque Fighting Saints Ohio State University
F Casey Dornbach Lincoln Stars Harvard University
F Matthew Barry Youngstown Phantoms College of the Holy Cross
D Jack St. Ivany Sioux Falls Stampede Yale University
D Nick Perbix Omaha Lancers St. Cloud State University
G Strauss Mann Fargo Force University of Michigan

Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, the USHL celebrates its 16th season as the nation's only Tier I junior hockey league in 2017-18. 30 or more players from the USHL have been selected in five 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.

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