2023 NA3HL Draft Recap

Apr 21, 2023

2023 NA3HL Draft Results
Austin Ice Bats

First round, #4 overall
05’ Forward Lance Insko

Originally from Butte, Montana, Lance Insko (pictured above) played this past season at CDA Hockey Academy 18u Prep. He was the team’s leading scorer in the very competitive Canadian Sport School Hockey League. Lance previously played for Notre Dame Prep and the Colorado Rampage 16u AAA. Insko has a high level skill set. Paired with his large frame and motor, he is able to create time and space for himself and teammates.

Fourth round, #116 overall
04’ D/F Daniel Upton

Upton hails from Missoula, Montana, where he was the leading goal scorer on his Missoula Bruins High School team this past year. Daniel participated in the 18u Tier II National Championships with the Montana Big Sky Stars and the Montana Wolves the past two seasons. Upton also has some Junior hockey experience, where he played with the Butte Cobras for current Austin Ice Bats Head Coach and GM Kirk Golden. Along with his goal scoring touch, he has a great physical presence and is a versatile player who is affective at both D and F.