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Nine Wisconsin natives chosen in NAHL Draft

06/07/2016, 9:45pm CDT
By Michael Trzinski, WiPH Staff

List includes six former WIAA players

This afternoon, the NAHL held its draft and over the course of a few hours, over 350 names were called. 

Nine of those selected are originally from Wisconsin, including a half-dozen that played for their WIAA high school teams.

Headlining that group were WHCA/American Family Insurance Player of the Year Trenton Bliss (Appleton United) and POTY finalist Blake Ripley (Waunakee).

Also selected were Aaron Grounds (Hudson), Brendan Sheehan (Somerset/Shattuck St. Marys), Noah Wilson (Fond du Lac), and Timmy Nicksic (Tomah/Buffalo Jr. Sabres).

Hunter Larsen (Jr. Ads U18), Alec Broetzman (Madison Capitols), and Zach Metsa (Jr. Ads U18) were picked as well.

Round Overall Pick Team Name Pos Old Team
2 45 Bismarck Aaron Grounds F Hudson
2 48 Fairbanks Brendan Sheehan F Somerset
3 56 Kenai River Hunter Larsen F Jr. Ads U18
5 110 Coulee Trenton Bliss F Appleton United
6 127 MN Magicians Noah Wilson D Fond du Lac
8 175 MN Magicians Blake Ripley F Waunakee
8 182 Coulee Alec Broetzman F Madison Caps
8 186 MN Wilderness Timmy Nicksic F Tomah/ Jr. Sabres
9 200 Brookings Zach Metsa D Jr. Ads U18

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