In the 2017 NAHL draft, the Minnesota Magicians selected Isaiah Saville with 13th overall pick. Saville is a 6′ 1, 185 lbs. goaltender from Anchorage, Alaska. Last year, he played for the for the Colorado Thunderbirds U16 team in the T1EHL, where he posted a 2.13 GAA and a .915 SV%. He added a 1.00 GAA and a .960 SV% in 5 playoff games while leading the Thunderbirds to a T1EHL Championship.
Saville, a 2000 birth year, is committed to play his college hockey at the University of Nebraska – Omaha. He also recently attended the USA National 17 Development Camp, where he put up an impressive 1.44 GAA and .944 SV% and was selected to represent Team USA at the 2017 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup.
“We were very happy to select Isaiah in the first round of the NAHL draft”, said Minnesota Magicians Head Coach Scott Meyer. “Isaiah is one of the very best goalies in his age group and has proven himself to be a top college and NHL prospect”.