| Ian McCoshen|
| August 5, 1995 (age 20)
Hudson, WI, USA (1995-08-05) |
Boston College (NCAA)
31st overall, 2013
Steven Santini, Mike Matheson, Zach Sanford, Ryan Fitzgerald, Alex Tuch
Ian McCoshen Wikipedia
Ian James McCoshen (born August 5, 1995) is an American professional ice hockey defenseman. He is currently under contract as a prospect to the Florida Panthers of the National Hockey League (NHL). McCoshen was selected by the Panthers in the 2nd round (31st overall) of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.
McCoshen played three seasons (2010-2013) of Tier 1 junior ice hockey with the Waterloo Black Hawks of the United States Hockey League (USHL). He was selected to both the 2012 and 2013 USHL/NHL Top Prospects Game, and in his final season McCoshen was further recognized for his outstanding play when he was named to the 2012-13 USHL First All-Star Team.
McCoshen got off to a good start in his NCAA campaign at Boston College with a 13-point year as a top defensemen for the Eagles. He scored BC's first goal of the season and was on SportsCenter's Top-10 plays for his goal-saving effort in a game against Minnesota. He also earned rookie of the week honors for his game-winning goal against UMass Lowell during the NCAA tournament. McCoshen played at the 2014 World Juniors for the United States.
At the completion of his junior year with the Eagles in 2015–16, McCoshen concluded his collegiate career in signing a three-year entry-level contract with the Florida Panthers on June 19, 2016.
McCoshen is the son of Kevin and Colleen McCoshen. Kevin graduated from Superior Senior High School, Wisconsin in 1981 and Colleen is originally from Menomonie, Wisconsin. The younger McCoshen, 17, was born in Anaheim, and the family lived in Hudson, Wisconsin for 13 years before moving for Faribault, Minnesota, where he attended Shattuck-St. Mary's and skated for the school's bantam team in 2009-10.