Tuesday, May 18, 2010

'Jacks take five in USHL expansion draft

The Muskegon Lumberjacks selected five players in yesterday's USHL expansion draft and three of the players are Michigan natives.

Muskegon picked first in the expansion draft and Dubuque, the other expansion team, picked second. In all, there were seven rounds. Muskegon passed on picking players the final two rounds.

Each USHL team was permitted to protect eight players.

Muskegon's picks:

Brendan Woods, F, Chicago Steel
Nick Czinder, F, Youngstown Phantoms (West Bloomfield)
Kevin Albers, D, Green Bay Gamblers (Lake Orion)
John Parker, F, Indiana Ice
D.J. Vandercook, Des Moines Buccaneers (Farmington Hills)

More info from the Muskegon Chronicle.

The USHL Futures Draft will be held today where each team will select six players with 1994 birthdates. The USHL Entry Draft goes tomorrow.

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