Category: Muskegon Lumberjacks

Muskegon lumberjacks

The Muskegon Lumberjacks call Muskegon, Michigan home. The Lumberjacks are currently housed in the LC Walker Arena. As a part of the USHL, the Lumberjacks host some of the world’s most talented junior hockey players.

Once known as the Muskegon Fury, the Lumberjacks can boast a host of current NHL stars. Justin Abdelkader of the Detroit Red Wings, and current coach of the Grand Rapids Griffins, Todd Nelson, are among the notable mentions coming from the USHL.

Junior players worldwide, make their NHL debuts as a result of this elite league. Representing their countries, the Lumberjacks battle against the rest of the league for the NHL draft spots and the attention of renown colleges nationwide.

January 28, 2019 Off

VIDEO: James McIsaac Leaves WJHL to Seek Education with USHL

By Rachel Anderson

Canadian born, James McIsaac, has had a storied career for only 19 years old. After an incredibly successful career in the WJHL, McIsaac was offered a deal to remain semi-pro in the Canadian league. Turning it down to have a better opportunity at an education, McIsaac joined the Muskegon Lumberjacks of the USHL.

January 16, 2019 Off

VIDEO: Draft Talk Featuring Afanasyev, Hakkarainen and Yakovenko

By Rachel Anderson

The 2019 NHL Entry Draft is coming up so we spoke about some draft hopefuls and some notable mentions! Egor Afanasyev who is draft eligible this year, Mikael Hakkarainen who was selected by the Chicago Blackhawks last year, and Alex Yakovenko who isn’t eligible but is one of the top defensemen in the USHL.