Ducks Select Right Wing Sam Colangelo 36th Overall in the 2020 NHL DraftOct 7, 2020
With the 36th overall pick in the 2020 NHL Draft, the Anaheim Ducks selected Sam Colangelo from Chicago of the United States Hockey League (USHL).
Colangelo, 18 (12/26/01), led the United States Hockey League (USHL) in points-per game (1.32, min. 20 games) and plus/minus (+32) after scoring 28-30=58 points in 44 games with the Chicago Steel. The 6-2, 205-pound forward ranked tied for third in goals, scoring and shooting percentage (22.2, min. 20 games), and tied for 10th in assists among USHL leaders. Colangelo has recorded 31-30=61 points with a +32 rating in 55 career USHL games with Chicago, including three goals (3-0=3) in 11 games in 2018-19.
A native of Stoneham, Mass., Colangelo represented Team USA at the 2018 Hlinka Memorial, earning two goals in five tournament games.