Posted On: 07/7/21 8:59 PM

The USHL draft was this past month, and the USHL is considered to be the top junior league in the United States. It prepares HS prospects the best for college and sends the most players into the NHL. I will be covering the top players from the Phase 1 draft, which is players drafted in 2005 or later. So, these players will play for this summer and go back to their respective HS teams. Let’s break down the top MN prospects selected.

#11 Pick- Jayson Shaugabay Jayson Shaugabay 5'9" | Forward Warroad | 2023 State MN 5’9 Forward Warroad

No surprise here that the first MN prep selected is Shaugabay. He finished his sophomore year with an astonishing 54 points. This player is most definitely a top-tier prospect in his class, and getting drafted so high in a prestigious league like the USHL proves that further. With two years left in HS, this can really propel his game and take him to the next level. Shaugabay was selected by the Green Bay Gamblers.

#15 Pick- Drew Stewart Drew Stewart Forward Minnetonka | 2023 MN 5’7 Forward Minnetonka

The Minnetonka freshman who played bantams this past

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