Tolvanen highlights USHL all-stars

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Eeli Tolvanen turned in an all-star performance this season.

The United States Hockey League agreed.

The Sioux City Musketeers forward, eighth in Future Considerations’ Spring ranking for the 2017 NHL Draft, was named to the All USHL First Team after scoring 30 goals and adding 24 assists for 54 points in 52 games. He was joined on the First team by Des Moines Buccaneers defender Mario Ferraro, who scored eight goals and added 33 assists for 41 points in 60 games, and Zach Solow of the Dubuque Fighting Saints. Salow scored 18 goals and added 51 helpers for 69 points in 56 games this year, and was also named the league’s top forward.

Mikey Anderson of the Waterloo Black Hawks was named to the All USHL Second Team, after scoring goals and assisted on 29 more for 34 points in 54 games, and teammate Shane Bowers was named to the All USHL Third Team. Bowers scored 22 goals and notched 29 assists for 51 points in 60 games played this season.