USHL Voices: 2012 NHL Draft
Sunday June 24, 2012
Defensemen Mike Matheson of the Dubuque Fighting Saints, Jordan Schmaltz of the Green Bay Gamblers, and Brady Skjei of Team USA. (USHL Images)
Up close with USHL players after they were selected in the first round of the 2012 NHL Draft.
Dubuque Fighting Saints defenseman Mike Matheson, selected 23rd overall by the Florida Panthers
Green Bay Gamblers defenseman Jordan Schmaltz, selected 25th overall by the St. Louis Blues
Team USA defenseman Brady Skjei, selected 28th overall by the New York Rangers
Team USA forward Stefan Matteau, selected 29th overall by the New Jersey Devils
Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, the USHL celebrated its 10th season as the nation's only Tier I junior hockey league in 2011-12. With 28 picks during the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, 13 NHL draftees on its rosters this season, and 280 players already committed to NCAA Division I schools this season, the USHL has emerged as the world’s foremost producer of junior hockey talent. For more information, visit us on the web at www.USHL.com or visit the League’s multiple social media platforms, including Facebook (www.facebook.com/ushlhockey), twitter (www.twitter.com/ushl), and YouTube (www.youtube.com/ushlinteractive). Fans can also watch USHL action online all season long, live or on-demand via FASTHockey (ushl.fasthockey.com).
It’s not just hockey. It’s the USHL.