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Jr. Ducks alum, Anaheim Hills native York tabbed USHL Defenseman of the Week

 

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Anaheim Hills native and Anaheim Jr. Ducks graduate Cam York has been named the United States Hockey League (USHL) Defenseman of the Week.

York had himself a productive two games over the weekend with USA Hockey’s National Team Development Program (NTDP).

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He dished out three assists on Friday before scoring his fifth goal of the season and adding two more helpers to help Team USA solidify their positioning in the Eastern Conference standings. He has now scored in three of his last four games dating back to Mar. 8, with a goal, six assists and a pair of multi-point efforts during that stretch.

York was also plus-8 in the two games.

Dating back to Jan. 15, York is the third-leading scorer among USHL defensemen, with 19 points (five goals, 14 assists) in just 13 games.

Overall, York has registered 26 points (five goals, 21 assists) in 24 games, good for seventh on the team in scoring. He leads all Team USA defenseman with his 21 assists and is second among NTDP blueliners with his five games.

York is in his second USHL season and put up seven points on Jan. 15 against the Youngstown Phantoms, tied with teammate Cole Caufield for the most points by any player in Team USA history.

He recorded 14 points (three goals, 11 assists) in 33 games with Team USA in 2017-18 and is ranked 12th among North American skaters on the NHL Central Scouting Midterm Rankings ahead of the 2019 NHL Draft.

Photo/Rena Laverty/USA Hockey

(March 18, 2019)