With the No. 1 overall pick Monday in the USHL's Phase I draft, the Lincoln Stars selected Carter Schade, a left defenseman from Mars, Pennsylvania.
Schade, a 5-foot-10 left-handed shot, tallied 15 points (7 goals, 8 assists) in 33 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins' Elite 16 team of the T1EL16 League last season.
"I'm honored and blessed to be drafted by such a great organization. This wouldn't be possible without the Pittsburgh Pens Elite and all of the coaches who have helped me along the way," Schade tweeted after his selection.
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Lincoln took another defenseman, Henry Nelson, from Maple Grove, Minnesota, in the second round.
The Stars had 11 overall picks, drafting eight forwards and three defenseman.
The Stars will be back on the clock Tuesday at 9 a.m. with the first overall pick for the USHL's Phase II draft.