There will be no shortage of players with New England connections when 42 of the top 2019 NHL Draft prospects take the ice for the 2018 USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game. USA Hockey announced, on Friday afternoon, the roster for the game.
The annual game showcases the top American prospects for the upcoming 2019 NHL Draft. This year’s game will take place Sept. 19 at the XCel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn. The last two years were hosted at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, N.Y.
Many of the players selected for the USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game were mentioned as likely prospects for the 2019 NHL Draft in a New England Hockey Journal post from the 2018 NHL Draft in Dallas.