|Ryan Finnegan (photo by Dan Hickling)
Quinnipiac picked up a commitment on October 31st from 1996 forward Matt Forchuk for the fall of 2017. The 5'10, 170 pound forward is leading the Alberta Junior Hockey League in scoring for the Canmore Eagles. In 17 games he has 31 points (11 goals and 20 assists). He has also racked up 50 penalty minutes on the season. He should bring some scoring depth to next years team and plays with an edge. Neutral Zone has rated him a 3.5 star prospect.
Neutral Zone @_Neutral_Zone NZ's #37 ranked 1996's (NCAA Eligible) in North America. 3.5 star prospect @11Forchuk of @TheAJHL commits to Quinnipiac for fall of 2017.
|Matt Forchuk (photo by Pam Doyle Photography)
1998 forward Johnny DeRoche is no longer on the Cedar Rapids (USHL) roster after the Rough Riders have gotten off to a brutal 0-11-2 start. It's been reported he has been shipped to the Topeka RoadRunners of the NAHL but is not yet on the roster. He is set to report next week as Topeka was off this week. Regardless, he was off to rough start with Cedar Rapids only recording one assist in 10 games for them after having 14 points (5 goals and 9 assists) in 39 games a season ago for Cedar Rapids.
2002 forward Jacob Quillan had a two point weekend for the Steele Subaru Major Midgets. He also recorded his first goal of the season this past weekend. In 13 games he has 1 goals and 6 assists but is also the youngest player on the team.
2001 defenseman Nicholas Kent picked up 2 more assists this past weekend and now has 11 assists in 14 games for the Delta Hockey Academy Elite 15's.
1997 Dan Winslow had a highlight reel goal in the USPHL Beantown Fall Classic which took place the last week of October. He came in at number 3 of best goals on the weekend. You can check out the video here.
Jonathan Singer is a 2004 Quinnipiac alum. You can follow him on Twitter @jonathan_singer.