14 CSSHL products selected at USHL Phase II Draft

A total of 14 Canadian Sport School Hockey League (CSSHL) products were selected in the 2020 United States Hockey League (USHL) Phase II Draft on Tuesday.

Among the 12 was current CSSHL student athlete Charles-Edward Tardif. The Quebec, QC product posted 39 points (15-24-39) in 20 games with the Ontario Hockey Academy this past season. He was picked in the eighth round, 116th overall, by the Green Bay Gamblers. Aidar Suniyev, who appeared in two games as an affiliate with the Hill Academy this past season, registering four points (3-1-4), was selected in the 21st round by the Muskegon Lumberjacks.

Former Edge School goaltender Matthew Davis was selected in the first round, ninth overall, by Green Bay, while Northern Alberta Xtreme alum Ethan Layer went in the second round, 20th overall, to the Des Moines Buccaneers, and former Notre Dame Hounds student athlete Stanley Cooley was selected 24th overall by the Lincoln Stars.

ROUND

OVERALL

TEAM

CSSHL PRODUCT

CSSHL PROGRAM

1

9

Green Bay GamblersMatthew DavisEdge School

2

20

Des Moines BuccaneersEthan LeyerNorthern Alberta Xtreme

2

24

Lincoln StarsStanley CooleyNotre Dame Hounds

4

62

Sioux City MusketeersJackson DeSouzaPursuit of Excellence

6

84

Dubuque Fighting SaintsNakodan GreyeyesRink Hockey Academy

7

94

Sioux City MusketeersJack WorksEdge School

8

112

Tri-City StormJack O’BrienDelta Hockey Academy

8

116

Green Bay GamblersCharles Edward-TardifOntario Hockey Academy

9

129

Des Moines BuccaneersScout TrumanYale Hockey Academy

10

141

Fargo ForceCaiden GaultRink Hockey Academy

12

169

Sioux City MusketeersBrett RolosonShawnigan Lake School

15

215

Cedar Rapids RoughRidersAiden CelebriniBWC Academy

20

292

Muskegon LumberjacksJohn EvansDelta Hockey Academy

21

307

Muskegon LumberjacksAidar SuniyevHill Academy
The USHL Draft takes place during the first week of May each year and is completed in two “Phases”.

Phase I of the Draft is ten rounds of “Futures” age players only, which are U-17 players for next year’s season (2004 birth year players only for the 2020 Draft). A total of six CSSHL student athletes were selected in Phase I on Monday.

Phase II of the Draft is open to players of all ages eligible to play junior hockey and are not currently protected by another USHL team.