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.

November 16, 2018 0

Louie & Nic Belpedio Iowa Wild & Lumberjacks Rising Defensemen

By Rachel Anderson

Nic Belpedio is a recent addition to the Muskegon Lumberjacks. Spending the 2017-18 season on their affiliate list, he worked his way to a roster spot this season. Belpedio is a familiar name in the junior league, as Nic’s brother Louie Belpedio, also spent time in the USHL. Following in his footsteps, but not living in his shadow, Nic is making his own way to the pros.

November 14, 2018 0

VIDEO: Matt Staudacher Muskegon Lumberjacks Alternate Captain

By Rachel Anderson

The Muskegon Lumberjacks hold a 12-2-0 record in the Eastern Conference of the USHL and 24 pts. The Lumberjack’s success is due largely to the incredible coaching of Mike Hamilton and assistant coach Josh Nelson. Let’s not forget, however, the players that put the work in every game to get the win. Among those players is Alternate Captain, Matt Staudacher.

November 11, 2018 2

NHL Entry Draft Hopefuls Making Strong Cases with Lumberjacks

By Rachel Anderson

The Muskegon Lumberjacks split the weekend games with the Youngstown Phantoms. The rivalry runs deep for the Phantoms and Lumberjacks. The Phantoms own the longest winning streak in USHL history (17 games). Conversely, Muskegon had owned a five-game streak against the very same Phantoms until Saturday. Having only their second loss of the season, the Lumberjacks are still in excellent shape. Throughout their successful regular season, several of the current roster skaters are NHL Entry Draft eligible and making strong cases.