McMahan Taken as Rebels Top Draft Pick

The Rebels held the 17th pick in today’s NAHL player draft and selected left winger Shane McMahan from the Fargo Force of the United States Hockey League. The 6’1, 2ll lb native of Lakewood, CO played in 59 games this past season for the Force and had 14 points (5 goals and 9 assists).

“Shane is a big, strong kid who works hard” stated head coach Joe Coombs. He is a competitor and was one of Fargo’s top penalty killers. He does a number of things well; he is a quality kid who possesses good leadership capabilities. I’m looking forward to having him come here” concluded Coombs.

The Rebels had 12 picks overall. The team selected eight forwards and four defensemen. The following is an overview of each pick.

Round 1 – 17th Pick
Shane McMahan, left winger, Fargo Force – USHL, 1996 birth year

Round 2 – 31st Pick
Will LeNeave, defenseman, Carleton Place Canadians – CCHL, 1996 birth year

Round 3 – 65th Pick
Cael Brennan, forward, Fox Motors Hockey Club – LCAHL/T1EHL, 1999 birth year

Round 4 – 78th Pick
Gianluca Esteves, left wing, Winnipeg Blues – MJHL, 1997 birth year

Round 5 – 113th Pick
Mitch Ossowski, center, Philadelphia Little Flyers – EHL, 1997 birth year

Round 6 – 137th Pick
Andreas Maier, center,  Sodertalse SK Junior Team – Sweden, 1997 birth year

Round 7 – 161st Pick
Tim Frolander, defensemen, Timra, IK Junior Team – Sweden, 1996 birth year

Round 8 – 185th Pick
Aaron Maguyon, right wing, Philadelphia Revolution – EHL, 1998 birth year

Round 9 – 209th Pick
Carter Dwyer, defenseman, Kent Lions Preparatory School, 1998 birth year

Round 10 – 223rd Pick
Sammy Martel, defenseman, Chicago Fury – T1EHL, 1999 birth year

Round 11 – 257th Pick
Cody McLean, forward, Centennial High School – Circle Pines, MN, 1998 birth year

Round 12 – 281st Pick
Nathan Dingman, left wing, Alberni Valley Bulldogs – BCHL, 1996 birth year

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