USHL Voices: 2012 NHL Draft
Sunday June 24, 2012
NHL Draft picks Nicolas Kerdiles of Team USA, Jon Gillies of the Indiana Ice, Cristoval Nieves of the Indiana Ice, and Thomas DiPauli of Team USA. (photos by Getty Images)
Talking with USHL players after they were selected in the 2012 NHL Draft.
Team USA forward Nicolas Kerdiles, selected in the second round (36th overall) by the Anaheim Ducks
Indiana Ice forward Cristoval "Boo" Nieves, selected in the second round (59th overall) by the New York Rangers
Indiana Ice goaltender Jon Gillies, selected in the third round (75th overall) by the Calgary Flames
Team USA forward Thomas DiPauli, selected in the fourth round (100th overall) by the Washington Capitals
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.