Stars draft WNY’s Cecconi in 5th round

SUNRISE, Fla. (WIVB) – The Dallas Stars picked up a Western New York prospect, drafting Youngstown’s Joe Cecconi in the 5th round of the NHL Draft Saturday.

Cecconi, who played in the USHL last season for Muskegon, is committed to play college hockey at the University of Michigan this fall.

The 6-2 defenseman scored 15 points in 58 games with Muskegon last season. He also was one of the prospects at the All-American Prospects Game held last year in Buffalo.

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