63 USHL grads on opening-night NHL rosters

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Alec Martinez lifts the Stanley Cup in a celebration with family and friends at his family's home in Allen, Texas (Los Angeles Times photo)

Just found this item. A total of 63 former United States Hockey League graduates were on opening-night rosters in the National Hockey League.

That list included five former Cedar Rapids RoughRiders: Teddy Purcell (Lightning), David Moss (Coyotes), Alec Martinez (Kings), Justin Abdelkader (Red Wings) and Tommy Wingels (Sharks).

Here is the complete list:

USHL graduates to NHL by Jeffrey Johnson

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