Gothberg, Schmaltz named all-USHL first team

UND incoming freshmen Zane Gothberg and Jordan Schmaltz have been named first-team all-United States Hockey League. Schmaltz is the first player since 1994-95 to receive this honor in back-to-back seasons.

Gothberg, a goalie for the Fargo Force, posted a .921 save percentage and a 2.22 goals-against average. He was named co-goalie of the year in the league. Gothberg was selected by the Boston Bruins in the sixth round of the 2010 NHL Draft.

Schmaltz, a defenseman, finished second in the USHL in blue liner scoring with 41 points (10 goals, 31 assists) in 55 games. He helped the Green Bay Gamblers win the Clark Cup as USHL playoff champs.

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