The USHL Draft is going to be held today. Thanks to the mushrooming success of the state's youth hockey programs, a record number players with Colorado ties are expected to be selected.
According to SB-Nation, DU is interested in forward Brad Hawkinson (5'11", 175 lbs.) from Aurora, Colorado. He collected 26 points (13g, 13a) in 38 games this past season with the Thunderbirds. He was second on the Colorado Thunderbirds in scoring. Hawkinson really excelled was on the powerplay scoring six of his 13 goals. Hawkinson is considering Boston University, Cornell, Denver, Harvard, Northeastern, and Yale.
1st Round - Gavin Stoick (Littleton, CO) - Green Bay
3rd Round - John Dora (Erie, CO) - Tri-City
3rd Round - Bradley Hawkinson (Littleton, CO) - Lincoln
3rd Round - Christain Heil (Westminister, CO) - Chicago
3rd Round - Matias Cleland (Longmont, CO) - Waterloo