2016–17 USHL season

The 2016–17 USHL season is the 37th season of the United States Hockey League as an all-junior league. The regular season ran from September 23, 2016, to April 8, 2017.[1] The regular season champions, the Sioux City Musketeers, were awarded the Anderson Cup. The playoff champions, the Chicago Steel, were awarded the Clark Cup.

2016–17 USHL Season
LeagueUnited States Hockey League
SportIce hockey
DurationSeptember 23, 2016 – April 8, 2017
Number of games60
Number of teams17
Regular season
Anderson CupSioux City Musketeers
Season MVPMatiss Kivlenieks (Sioux City)
Clark Cup Playoffs
Western championsSioux City Musketeers
  Western runners-upWaterloo Black Hawks
Eastern championsChicago Steel
  Eastern runners-upDubuque Fighting Saints
Clark Cup Playoffs MVPEduards Tralmaks (Chicago)
Clark Cup Champions
ChampionsChicago Steel

Regular season

Final standings[2]

x = clinched playoff berth; y = clinched conference title; z = clinched regular season title

    Post season awards

    USHL awards

    Award Name Team
    Player of the YearMatiss KivlenieksSioux City Musketeers[3]
    Forward of the YearZach SolowDubuque Fighting Saints[4]
    Defenseman of the YearConnor MackeyGreen Bay Gamblers[5]
    Rookie of the YearAndrei SvechnikovMuskegon Lumberjacks[6]
    Goaltender of the YearMatiss KivlenieksSioux City Musketeers[3]
    Coach of the YearJay VaradySioux City Musketeers
    Scholar-AthleteMichael Karow
    Graham Lillibridge
    Youngstown Phantoms
    Chicago Steel
    Curt HammerLogan Halladay
    Riese Zmolek
    Bloomington Thunder
    Cedar Rapids RoughRiders
    General Manager of the YearMark LeRoseSioux City Musketeers
    Executive of the YearNot awarded
    Organization of the YearNot awarded

    All-USHL First Team

    Pos Name Team
    GMatiss KivlenieksSioux City
    DMario FerraroDes Moines
    DConnor MackeyGreen Bay
    FZach SolowDubuque
    FAndrei SvechnikovMuskegon
    FEeli TolvanenSioux City

    All-USHL Second Team

    Pos Name Team
    GIvan KulbakovYoungstown
    DMikey AndersonWaterloo
    DQuinn HughesTeam USA
    FJack AdamsFargo
    FBlake LizotteFargo
    FNick SwaneyWaterloo

    All Rookie Team

    Pos Name Team
    GKeith PetruzzelliMuskegon
    DMario FerraroDes Moines
    DClayton PhillipsFargo
    FCole GuttmanDubuque
    FIsaac JohnsonDes Moines
    FAndrei SvechnikovMuskegon

    Clark Cup playoffs

    Conference Semi-Finals
    (Best of 5)
    Conference Finals
    (Best of 5)
    Clark Cup Championship
    (Best of 5)
    1 Chicago 3
    4 Youngstown 2
    1 Chicago 3
    Eastern Conference
    2 Dubuque 1
    2 Dubuque 3
    3 Muskegon 1
    E1 Chicago 3
    W1 Sioux City 2
    1 Sioux City 3
    4 Des Moines 0
    1 Sioux City 3
    Western Conference
    2 Waterloo 2
    2 Waterloo 3
    3 Fargo 0


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