Quartet of California youngsters chosen in 2021 NCDC Futures Draft
The United States Premier Hockey League announced this week the results of its 2021 NCDC Futures Draft.
The Futures Draft was held during a meeting of coaches and league officials at Saddlebrook Resort and Spa in Wesley Chapel, Fla., the lodging base for the ongoing Hub City Tampa event.
NCDC teams selected players born in the years 2005 and 2006 for upcoming seasons beyond 2021-22. Teams will select players more likely to play in 2021-22 (and beyond) in the NCDC Entry Draft, which is traditionally held in May each season. The 2020 NCDC Entry Draft was held in June 2020, due to delays related to the coronavirus pandemic.
Several players from California were selected at the draft.
Shaun Rios, F, 2005, Bishop Kearney Selects, San Jose
Aidan Yi, F, 2006, Anaheim Jr. Ice Dogs, Anaheim
CONNECTICUT JR. RANGERS
Christopher Yurek, D, 2005, Shawnigan Prep, Lancaster
SOUTH SHORE KINGS
Jason Zaccari, D, 2005, Tabor Academy, Santa Ana
(Feb. 2, 2021)