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NAHL Draft: Twelve total Wisconsin products picked in junior draft

By Michael Trzinski, WiPH Staff, 06/06/18, 4:30PM CDT


Eight former/current WIAA players tabbed in Tier II draft

In a 16-round draft that took slightly over three hours, North American Hockey League (NAHL) teams selected 211 players from around the world in its annual Entry Draft held Tuesday, June 5.

Of those chosen, a total of 12 Wisconsin players were picked, including eight former/current WIAA players.

Round Overall Drafting Team Player Pos HS Team
2 36 Minot Brockton Baker F Verona
4 92 Janesville Carter Hottmann F Mad Edgewood
4 94 Odessa Kellen Tharaldson D Wausau West
5 98 Amarillo Jacob Thousand F Waunakee
7 148 Chippewa Austin Mikesch F Bay Port
8 179 Corpus Christi Brady Bjork F Notre Dame
11 241 Maryland Kobe Keller F SPASH
14 316 Chippewa Hutson Collins F EC Memorial

Also chosen were:

  • Sam Miller, Milwaukee (1-4, Chippewa)
  • Nathan Reid, Sun Prairie (1-24, Fairbanks)
  • Michael Gebhardt, Mequon (4-82, Chippewa)
  • Marshall Walker, Sheboygan (11-244, Chippewa)