National Hockey League

National Hockey League Draft Profile
Jacob Trouba
Selection9 (9 overall)
Previous TeamUSA U-18 (USHL)
Notes: 2012-13: Selected by Winnipeg in 1st round (9th overall) of the NHL Draft; Bronze Medallist with United States in IIHF World Championships.

American defenseman is the ninth-ranked North American skater by NHL Central Scouting and is the fifth blueliner on that list...Skates for the U.S. National Team Development Program and has committed to play collegiately at the University of Michigan this fall...Registered nine goals and 23 assists in 54 games for the USNTDP in 2011-12...Was the youngsest player for Team USA at the 2012 World Junior Championship and had two assists over six games in the tournament...Possesses good size at 6-foot-2, 193 pounds and is a strong skater with a big offensive upside...Needs to work on his decision making with the puck.

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