MINSK, 5 May (BelTA) – Three Belarusian players have been picked up in the USHL Draft, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Ice Hockey Federation.
The Green Bay Gamblers has selected defenseman Artyom Levshunov, 111st overall. Belarusian forward Nikolai Tishkevich went to the Omaha Lancers with the 148th overall selection. HC Yunost forward Aleksandr Palchik has been selected by Tri-City Storm, 168th overall.
In the previous season Artyom Levshunov played 46 matches scoring a total of 63 (25+38) points. The defenseman added another 17 (7+10) points in 13 playoff matches.
Nikolai Tishkevich tallied 15 goals and 21 assists in 40 games for the national junior team and scored 6 (2+4) points in 13 playoff games.
Aleksandr Palchik defended the colors of HC Yunost this season. The forward scored 19 (9+10) points in 44 games of the Extra League Championship and 3 (1+2) points in 15 playoff games.