CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI- The Chippewa Steel will participate in the 2019 NAHL Draft next week Tuesday, June 4th starting at 1 p.m. Chippewa owns the 5th overall pick in the first round.
Head Coach Carter Foguth is excited to add players that will compete and make an impact. “Our staff has been working diligently to identify the players that best fit our style of hockey and be incredible individuals off the ice as well. Part of this process is finding players that compete hard and that we feel can take our organization to the next level,” stated Foguth.
Fans can watch live round-by-round coverage on HockeyTV or follow the draft online via nahldraft.com.
Amateur players less than 21 years of age on December 31, 2019 who are not listed on an NAHL team roster or are listed on an NAHL team roster but played less than (10) NAHL regular season and/or playoff games during the 2018-19 season and did not accept a tender from an NAHL team prior to the 2019 NAHL Entry Draft are eligible for selection in the draft.
The Chippewa Steel are members of the NAHL which is the oldest and largest junior hockey league of its kind in the United States and one of only two USA Hockey-certified leagues that operate under the non pay-to-play model. The NAHL is also one of the best at advancing players to NCAA and professional hockey. Notable Alumni of the NAHL include Ryan Suter (MIN), Patrick Kane (CHI) and Phil Kessel (PIT) All league games are viewable via HockeyTV. For more information, visit chippewasteelhockey.com.