University of North Dakota Hockey Players Taken in NHL Draft
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Four University of North Dakota hockey recruits and a sophomore were selected in the recent NHL draft.
Tyson Jost was taken in the first round, 10th overall, by Colorado. Jost recently was named Hockey Canada's Canadian Junior Hockey League National Player of the Year. He'll join UND in the fall.
Jost is the highest-drafted UND player since Jonathan Toews went third overall to Chicago in 2006.
UND sophomore Rhett Gardner was taken by Dallas in the fourth round, at No. 116.
Three other UND recruits also were drafted. Mitchell Mattson went to Calgary in the fifth round, at No. 126. Peter Thome was taken by Columbus in the sixth round, at No. 155. Collin Adams was selected by the New York Islanders in the sixth round, at No. 170.
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