Tag: Egor Afanasyev

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.

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.