Upton, 35, has been an assistant coach at NCAA Division I Mercyhurst College for the past three seasons, but he played and was an assistant coach at UW-Stevens Point from 2006 to 2013.
The team was 73-137-22 in Suter's four seasons, never climbing higher than seventh place in the USHL's Eastern Conference.
A former Madison Memorial goaltender who played NCAA hockey at Colorado College, Scott Owens started to make a name for himself in the coaching world with the first incarnation of the Madison Capitols in the USHL from 1986 to 1990.
The USHL Board of Directors unanimously decided to end the season, according to the league.
Bantle has scored a goal in each of the Capitols' first four United States Hockey League regular-season games and enters Friday's home opener tied for second in the league with seven points.
After reconfiguring Bob Suter's Capitol Ice Arena with new seating options, the Madison Capitols open their USHL home season Friday night.
Capitols president Andrew Joudrey said the team had a tentative agreement with Madison Ice, but discussions between team chairman Ryan Suter and the group reached an impasse in the last few weeks.
The 40 players chosen are all eligible for next year's NHL Draft, and scouts from every league team are expected to attend.
Finland's Sampo Ranta will join the program in 2017-18
Jindra, 33, was the assistant coach for the University of St. Thomas last season. He also spent four years at the University of Alaska-Anchorage and one with the University of Notre Dame.
Jake Suter is the first cousin of Capitols coach Garrett Suter and team owner Ryan Suter.
It was perhaps inevitable that Garrett Suter someday would become coach and general manager of the Madison Capitols.
Edquist went 9-11-1-2 in the 2015-16 season with a 3.02 goals-against-average, and .906 save percentage in 27 games with the Capitols.
Madison rounds out its roster with Phase II selections.
Madison drafts Ryan O'Reilly, a 16-year-old Nebraska-Omaha commit, with its top selection.
The Madison Capitols completed two trades at the United States Hockey League trade deadline on Monday.
Payusov became the 15th Capitols player to make a college decision when he committed this week.
Ward, a former UW assistant coach, replaces Luke Strand, who left last week to become an assistant with the Badgers.
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