The East Coast Elite League would like to congratulate Connor Tait, a 2001 center from Team Maryland on being selected in the first phase of the 2017 USHL Draft! Connor was selected by the Madison Capitols in the sixth round, 85th overall. Connor was an selected to the 16U All Star Game this past season & committed to Quinnipiac University during Championship Weekend.
The second East Coast Elite League player to get selected in phase one of the 2017 USHL Draft was Albert Pison. The Newbridge Academy forward played on the U18 team this past season in the ECEL. Albert was selected in the tenth round of the first phase of the 2017 USHL Draft, 146th overall.
Congratulations to both of these players and we look forward to seeing more ECEL players appear on USHL draft lists in the future!
Founded in 2014, the East Coast Elite League is a four-weekend showcase series that will provide maximum exposure for its member organizations and their players, by playing in top venues, in ideal scouting locations. Spread across the U16 and U18 divisions and represented by several of the top hockey organizations across the country, the ECEL is the premier showcase series in the United States, unmatched in its format and exposure opportunities. For more information please visit us online: www.ECELHockey.com or follow us on Twitter @ECELHOCKEY.