DRYDEN, Ont. – The two-time defending Superior International Junior Hockey League Bill Salonen Cup champion Dryden GM Ice Dogs have announced the defenceman Brendan Jay has committed to attend school and play hockey for the Williston State College Tetons program in North Dakota.
The Tetons are members of the American Collegiate Hockey Association.
The 21-year-old Vancouver, B.C., product saw action in 52 games for Dryden this past season where he scored eight times and added 32 assists for 40 points.
Jay’s offensive totals were third-best among SIJHL defenceman with 12 of his points coming via the power play.
He also added nine assists in 10 playoff games helping the GM Ice Dogs repeat as SIJHL champions.
With his commitment, Jay joins SIJHL MVP Jacen Bracko (Concordia College,MIAC); Cory Dennis (Concordia, NCHA) and Tristan Knott (Adrian, ACHA) on the list of players who will continue their careers at the collegiate level in the U.S.