FARGO — The Fargo Force drafted 21 players in Tuesday's United States Hockey League's Phase II draft. The Force drafted 14 forwards, six defensemen and one goalie.
Defenseman Nick Strom was Fargo's first pick in the draft in the second round at 19th overall. Strom is from Dayton, Minn., and played 60 games with the Minot Minotauros in the North American Hockey League last season. He finished with 32 points.
Locally, the Force drafted Fargo Davies junior Cade Stibbe with the 109th overall pick. Stibbe had 56 points in 27 games during his junior season. Stibbe is committed to Arizona State.
All players selected will be invited to the Force tryout camp in June to compete for a spot on the Force roster.
19. Nick Strom, D, Dayton, Minn.
29. Alex Nordstrom, F, Hancock, Mich., Michigan Tech commit.
37. Aaron Meyers, F, Thief River Falls, Minn., Bemidji State commit.
67. Jimmy Glynn, F, Lemont, Ill.
92. Matthew MacDonald, F, Weymouth, Mass., Merrimack commit.
101. Colton Huard, D, Los Angeles, Calif.
109. Cade Stibbe, F, Fargo, Arizona State commit.
115. Brian Kramer, D, Wexford, Pa., Robert Morris commit.
130. Parker Lindauer, F, Verona, Wis., Northern Michigan commit.
146. Jake Dunlap, F, Windham, N.H., University of Massachusetts-Amherst commit.
148. Tristan Poissant, F, Les Coteaux, Quebec, University of Maine commit.
149. Noah Beck, D, Richmond Hill, Ontario, Clarkson commit.
161. Cooper Swift, D, West Hartford, Conn.
176. Nolan Barrett, D, Wayne, N.J., Merrimack commit.
191. Tim Washe, F, Detroit, Mich., Western Michigan commit.
206. Brett Miller, G, Northville, Mich., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute commit.
221. Grant Slukynsky, F, Warroad, Minn.
236. Judd Caulfield, F, Grand Forks, University of North Dakota commit.
251. Kyle Smolen, F, Crystal Lake, Ill.
266. Andre Gasseau, F, Garden Grove, Calif.
281. Mason McTavish, F, Carp, Ontario.