The United States Hockey League announced Thursday that Green Bay Gamblers Defensemen Jordan Schmaltz and Andy Welinski and Forward Alex Broadhurst have been named 1st team All-USHL for the 2011-12 season. Goaltender Ryan McKay and Forward Nolan LaPorte have been named 2nd Team All-USHL for the 2011-12 season.
Schmaltz (Verona, Wis.) was ranked the 8th best North American prospect for the 2012 NHL Entry Draft by NHL Central Scouting. He was second in the USHL in scoring from the blue line, appearing in 55 games this season and tallying 10 goals and 31 assists. Schmaltz is committed to the University of North Dakota (WCHA). [Read more…]