UMaine goaltender prospect selected by Canucks in NHL draft

Bangor Daily News

Goaltender Matthew Thiessen, who has verbally committed to attend the University of Maine, was elated to be selected in the seventh round of the National Hockey League draft on Saturday by the Vancouver Canucks. He was the 192nd pick overall and the only current or future Black Bear chosen. It marks the second straight year a UMaine goalie recruit has been drafted. Jeremy Swayman was a fourth-round pick of the Boston Bruins (111th overall) a year ago and went on to earn a spot on the Hockey East All-Rookie team last season. Yarmouth native Oliver Wahlstrom, son of former Black Bear Joakim Wahlstrom, on Friday became the first Maine native to be chosen in the first round. He was selected by the

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