Drumheller, AB: August 3rd, 2020- The Drumheller Dragons are excited to announce that 16-year-old defenceman Kent Anderson has committed to the University of Denver Pioneers (NCAA Div.1) for the 2022/23 season. The Pioneers play in the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) and are tied with North Dakota for second in all-time NCAA National Hockey Championships with eight.
Anderson, who hails from Calgary, AB, is entering his second season on the Dragons blueline. The 6?2? defender appeared in 56 games as a rookie and registered 4G-19A-23 pts to lead all Dragons defenceman in scoring. He would also be a big part of the Dragons first round success in the 19?/20? AJHL playoffs, scoring 4 points in 5 games. Prior to joining the Dragons, Kent spent a season with the Calgary Northstars U18 AAA club and had an impressive 16 points in 33 games.
The entire Drumheller Dragons organization would like to congratulate Kent and the Anderson family on his commitment to the University of Denver! This commitment is a direct result of his hard work on the ice and in the classroom.
For more information regarding this transaction, please contact: Head Coach/ GM Kevin Hasselberg.