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“The Bonnyville Pontiacs are extremely proud to announce that 2001 born forward Ethan Leyer has made a commitment to the NCAA Division 1 St. Cloud University Huskies located in St. Cloud, Minnesota,” stated Head Coach of the Pontiacs, Rick Swan on Wednesday evening.
Ethan Leyer, from St. Albert, Alberta is in his first year with the Bonnyville Pontiacs and last season played with the Northern Alberta Extreme in the CSSHL scoring 49 points in the Elite 15 Division.
“Ethan Leyer has tremendous potential as a player. He plays with pace and ‘thinks the game’ extremely well. His biggest asset is his ability to make plays at high speed and his coachability is something that will allow him to grow into the player that St. Cloud projects him to be,” Coach Swan said of the rookie player.
“The Bonnyville Pontiacs, our fans and our community are excited to see Ethan grow as a player and as a person until he moves on to St. Cloud University,” said the coach. The Huskies are a member of the National Collegiate Hockey Conference and play at the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center in St. Cloud, Minnesota.
Ethan Leyer is the 53rd player who has played for the Bonnyville Pontiacs and committed to play college since 2013/14.