Freshmen Eiserman, Foegele Selected in NHL Draft
PHILADELPHIA – Freshmen Warren Foegele (Unionville, Ontario) and Shane Eiserman (Newburyport, Mass.) of the University of New Hampshire men's hockey team were selected in the third and fourth round respectively of the 2014 National Hockey League (NHL) Draft on Saturday. Foegele was selected by the Carolina Hurricanes with the 67th pick in the third round while Eiserman was the 100th overall pick in the fourth round by the Ottawa Senators.
Foegele (forward, 6-foot-1, 185-pounds) is fresh off a stellar season as St. Andrew's College in Aurora, Ontario, in the Conference of Independent Schools Athletic Association (CISAA). Foegele scored 58 goals and registered 49 assists for 107 points in just 52 games. He earned a host of accolades in 2013-14 as he was named the Team MVP, a CISAA All-Star and helped the team to CISAA League Championship as they defeated Upper Canada College in a best-of-three series. The squad completed the season with a record of 45-3-2.
Eiserman (forward, 6-foot-1, 200-pounds) most recently played for the Dubuque Fighting Saints of the United State Hockey League (USHL). Last season, Eisernam skated in 53 games and recorded 40 points on 16 goals and 24 assists. Prior to playing for Dubuque, Eiserman was a member of the U.S. National U18 squad. In 2012-13, the forward skated in 56 games, lighting the lamp 10 times and dishing out 11 assists for 21 points.
In last year's draft, blueliner Brett Pesce (Tarrytown, N.J.) was selected in the third round by the Carolina Hurricanes. James van Riemsdyk, the Philadelphia Flyers' No. 2 overall pick in 2007, was the highest-drafted player in UNH history.
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