From: Hockey's Future.com
by Ian Altenbaugh
Going into the 2011 NHL draft, among the top-ranked USHL prospects has been standout defenseman Scott Mayfield. Scheduled to attend the University of Denver next fall, Mayfield has garnered attention since he was playing U16 hockey and drafted into the USHL. However, it wasn't until his performance at the 2010 NHL Research, Development, and Orientation camp this past summer and later his MVP performance at the World Junior-A Challenge in November that Mayfield started to be considered among the top draft-eligible skaters in the USHL. ISS in December ranked him the second best draft-eligible player in the USHL and eighth among all defensemen [read rest of article].