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Slew of Colorado connections chosen in 2021 NA3HL Draft as league kicks off ’21-22 season


The 2021-22 North American 3 Hockey League (NA3HL) season officially kicked off on April 28 as the league held its annual draft.

Overall, 34 teams made their selections to fill their rosters for the 2021-22 season.

In total, 136 players were selected in the draft, which took just an hour and 53 minutes to complete.

“The NA3HL Draft is an important part of the team-building process and credit to our teams for the work they put this season and during the NAHL Combines in identifying players that could potentially be a part of their plans next season,” said NA3HL commissioner Blake MacNicol. “We have seen time and time again how the NA3HL Draft works for teams and players. For teams, it helps them identify players that fit into their plans and someone they have identified as a player that can make a difference. For the players, this gives them some sense of resolve when they are making their hockey plans for next season.”


Round 1

7th overall, Butte Cobras – Zach Turner, F, Eagle

9th overall, Texas RoadRunners – Brayden Ring, F, Colorado Springs Tigers 18U, Parker

12th overall, Butte Cobras – Evan Pahos, F, Valor Christian High School

18th overall, Oregon Tradesmen – Braden Husby, F, Rocky Mountain RoughRiders alum

29th overall, El Paso Rhinos – Payne Pent, F, Cherry Creek High School, Parker

Round 2

35th overall, Austin Ice Bats – Rylan Marcum, F, Rocky Mountain RoughRiders alum

41st overall, Butte Cobras – Nolan Sargent, D, Northern Colorado Eagles, Littleton

50th overall, Texas Brahmas – Miles McCue, F, Colorado Thunderbirds 18U

59th overall, Granite City Lumberjacks – Nate Mohr, F, Rocky Mountain RoughRiders alum

Round 3

95th overall, Sheridan Hawks – Keaton French, G, Colorado Springs Tigers

Round 4

131st overall, El Paso Rhinos – Isaac Hood, F, West Coast Renegades (Utah)

Full results can be found at

(April 29, 2021)

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