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USHL All-Rookie Teams Announced

05/01/2018, 9:45am CDT


The United States Hockey League today announced the players named to the 2017-18 USHL All-Rookie Teams as determined by a vote of League general managers.


The USHL All-Rookie Teams recognize the top players who were born after September 15, 1999, with less than 10 games of USHL experience in any prior season. 10 of the 12 players named to a USHL All-Rookie Team are committed to college hockey.


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

USHL All-Rookie First Team

Position Name USHL Team College Commitment
F Matej Pekar Muskegon Lumberjacks Miami University
F Robert Mastrosimone Chicago Steel Boston University
F Paul Cotter Lincoln Stars Western Michigan University
D Michael Callahan Youngstown Phantoms Providence College
D Tyler Jubenvill Cedar Rapids RoughRiders Bemidji State University
G Oskar Autio Chicago Steel Penn State University

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

Position Name USHL Team College Commitment
F Tyler Madden Tri-City Storm Northeastern University
F Ryan O'Reilly Madison Capitols University of Denver
F Michael Mancinelli Madison Capitols University of North Dakota
D Mason Klee Lincoln Stars Uncommitted
D Matt Staudacher Muskegon Lumberjacks Clarkson University
G Zach Borgiel Muskegon Lumberjacks Uncommitted

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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