361 players with USHL ties are taking part in NHL development camps

The past and present players are represented throughout 29 NHL clubs.

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Zam Plante of the Chicago Steel is one of the many players with USHL ties who is taking part in NHL development camps. Plante was selected 150 overall at the 2022 NHL Draft by the Pittsburgh Penguins.
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CHICAGO — The USHL is seeing strong representation across 29 clubs at NHL development camps this summer. Current and former players totallying 361 have received invites, with 210 being forwards, 118 defensemen and 33 goaltenders. Out of the total number of camp attendees, 220 skaters have been NHL draft picks.

The Boston Bruins have the most players with USHL ties at their camp with 22. The Minnesota Wild have invited nine players from the USHL. Goaltenders Hobie Hedquist (Dubuque 2019-21), Kyle McClellan (Omaha 2019-20), defensemen Brock Faber (USA Hockey NTDP 2018-20), Ryan Healey (Sioux Falls 2020-22; USA Hockey NTDP, 2020-21), Jack Peart (Fargo 2019-21), Marshall Warren (USA Hockey NTDP 2017-19), and forwards Sam Hentges (Tri-City 2017-18; Des Moines 2017-18), Ryan McGuire (Madison 2018-20), and Mark Senden (Fargo, 2016-18; Des Moines, 2014-17) are among those on the Wild's camp roster.

The USHL season begins Sept. 22 with the Dick's Sporting Goods Fall Classic at the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex in Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania.

You can view the breakdown of all past and present USHL players at camp here.

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Kirsten Krull covers juniors and prospects for The Rink Live. She is a 2020 St. Cloud State graduate, and has been working in the hockey world for over six years, covering many levels of the game from juniors to the NHL.
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