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Ice Forward Commits to University of New Hampshire

Friday June 14, 2013

Jason Salvaggio is a prospect for the upcoming 2013 NHL Draft. (photo by Whiteshark Photography)

The Indiana Ice announced that forward Jason Salvaggio has committed to play collegiate hockey at the University of New Hampshire following his USHL career.

The 18-year-old appeared in 17 games for the Ice this past season and was very productive, recording 11 points (5g, 6a).  In his USHL debut on December 18th, he scored his first USHL goal during the 4-3 win over Team USA.  He scored three goals in a span of four games from March 22-29th

Salvaggio is a native of Hanson, Massachusetts and is a prospect for the upcoming 2013 NHL Draft as he was listed at #97 among North American skaters in the final rankings by NHL Central Scouting.

Six other players who competed in the USHL this season are committed to the University of New Hampshire; Andrew Poturalski (Cedar Rapids RoughRiders), Patrick Grasso (Des Moines Buccaneers), Matias Cleland (Omaha Lancers), Dylan Maller (Tri-City Storm), Shane Eiserman (Team USA), and Tyler Kelleher (Team USA).

A member of Hockey East, the University of New Hampshire had 14 USHL alumni on the roster this past season; Justin Agosta (Indiana Ice), Greg Burke (Cedar Rapids RoughRiders), Kevin Goumas (Indiana Ice), Eric Knodel (Des Moines Buccaneers), Brett Kostolansky (Chicago Steel), Scott Pavelski (Waterloo Black Hawks), Jeff Silengo (Sioux City Musketeers), Nick Sorkin (Waterloo/Sioux City), Dalton Speelman (Green Bay Gamblers), Casey DeSmith (Indiana Ice), Jamie Hill (Waterloo Black Hawks), Maxim Gaudreault (Sioux City Musketeers), Casey Thrush (Muskegon Lumberjacks), and Jay Camper (Chicago/Lincoln ).

USHL stats – Jason Salvaggio

 

Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, the USHL celebrated its 11th season as the nation's only Tier I junior hockey league in 2012-13.  With 19 NHL Draft picks on team rosters and over 300 players already committed to NCAA Division I schools this season, the USHL has emerged as the world’s foremost producer of junior hockey talent.  For more information, visit us on the web at www.USHL.com or visit the League’s social media platforms, including Facebook (www.facebook.com/ushlhockey), twitter (www.twitter.com/ushl), and YouTube (www.youtube.com/ushlinteractive).  Fans can also watch USHL action all season long, live or on-demand via FASTHockey (ushl.fasthockey.com).

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