CHICAGO (GopherSports.com) -- The San Jose Sharks selected incoming Gopher Hockey freshman Scott Reedy with the 102nd overall pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft on Saturday.
A fourth-round selection from Prior Lake, Minn., Reedy is the fifth Gopher Hockey player selected by San Jose, joining Ryan Kraft, Tony Lucia, Jay Barriball and Michael Brodzinski). At 102nd overall, the forward is the highest Gopher draft pick by the Sharks organization.
For the last two years, Reedy has competed with the USA Hockey National Team Development Program in Plymouth, Mich. He helped the U.S. National Under-18 Team win back-to-back gold medals at the 2016 and 2017 Under-18 Five Nations Tournament. The forward also claimed bronze medals at the 2016 Under-17 Five Nations Tournament and the 2017 Under-17 Four Nations Tournament. Reedy previously played at Shattuck-St. Mary's and helped the program win the 2014 Toyota/USA Hockey Tier I Youth National Championship -- SSM's first national Bantam title.
Reedy was the second signed Gopher Hockey prospect selected in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. Casey Mittelstadt was selected eighth overall by the Buffalo Sabres on Friday night.
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