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Commitment Alert

The Coulee Region Chill, proud members of the NA3HL, are pleased to announce that Forward Marco Escobar has committed to play ACHA Division I hockey for Iowa State University.

Escobar, 20, has played the last two seasons with the Chill in the NA3HL.  While with the Chill this season, the 5’11”/185 lbs. native of Plainfield, IL, recorded 25 goals and 37 assists for a total of 62 points.  Escobar has been an integral part of the Chills’ success in the last two years and we wish him the very best as he moves on to continue his education and play hockey.

Commitment Alert

The Coulee Region Chill, proud members of the NA3HL, are pleased to announce that Goaltender Devin Naidow has committed to play ACHA Division I hockey for Iowa State University.

Naidow, 21, has played the last three seasons with the Chill/Freeze in the NA3HL. While with the Chill this season, the 6’2”/180 lbs. native of Grosse Point, MI, recorded 16 wins, 7 losses and 1 shutout. His SV% was .911.  Naidow has been an integral part of the Chill’s success in the last couple of years and we wish him the very best as he moves on to continue his education and play hockey.

Game Recap – Dec. 11th

Wednesday night the Coulee Region Chill were on the road as they traveled to Milwaukee to take on the Power in a Central Division showdown. This meeting was the only of four meetings in Milwaukee, while the three prior have been at home for the Chill. They Chill battled and were able to remain undefeated against Milwaukee this season with an 8-5 victory. 

Milwaukee struck first in this game on the power-play to go up one. Shortly after, Sam VanderHoeven answered for the Chill with assists from Gijs De Schepper and Lucas Weiser to tie the game at one a piece. Another goal would come soon after for the Chill as Branwen Pollett would take the lead for the Chill on the power-play. Assists on Pollett’s goal came from Marco Escobar and Parker Severson. Milwaukee would answer late in the first period to tie the game at two goals a piece. Marco Escobar took the lead back for the Chill early in the second period as he found the back of the net with assists from Parker Severson and Jacob Best. Flavien Fondadouze added to the lead shortly after with an unassisted short-handed goal. Milwaukee would then score their only goal in the second period. Near the end of the third, the Chill were able to capitalize on the power-play for the second time to extend their lead. The power-play goal came from Jacob Best with assists from Christopher Gilbert and Flavien Fondadouze. Milwaukee struck first in the third period with a power play goal. No more than a minute later, Parker Severson answered for the Chill with their second unassisted short-handed goal of the game. Milwaukee again would answer with another goal on the power-play. Two more goals would come from the Chill on the power-play in the final period. Both of those goals came from Parker Severson with assists from Branwen Pollett, Jacob Best, and Flavien Fondadouze. Parker Severson was able to score a hat-trick in the third period alone. He finished the game with three assists and three goals. In net for the Chill was goaltender, Devin Naidow. Naidow was able to stop 30 of the 35 shots he faced on the night. 

What’s up next for the Chill? The Coulee Region Chill will be traveling to the Schwan Super Rink for the NA3HL showcase from December 15th through December 17th. Catch all the action on HockeyTv! 

Check out our schedule for the NA3HL Showcase:

December 15th vs. Danbury Colonials on Rink #4 @ 4:15PM

December 16th vs. New England Stars on Rink #2 @ 10:30AM 

December 17th vs. Granite City Lumberjacks on Rink #2 @ 2:30PM

Janke Makes ACHA Commitment

The Coulee Region Chill, proud members of the NA3HL, are pleased to announce that forward Matt Janke has committed to play ACHA Division II hockey for University of Mary.

Janke, 21, joined the Chill in November. While with the Chill this season, the 5’10/175 lbs. native of Weston, Wisconsin, recorded 22 goals and 27 assists in the regular season for a total of 49 total points. Janke was also selected for the Top Prospects Tournament where he recorded 1 goal and 2 assists.

We wish Matt the best as he moves into this next level of hockey.

Schultz Makes NCAA Commitment

The Coulee Region Chill, proud members of the NA3HL, are pleased to announce that forward Donny Schultz has committed to play NCAA Division III hockey for Johnson and Wales University.

Schultz, 21, has played two seasons with the Chill/Freeze in the NA3HL. While with the Chill this season, the 5’7/150 lbs. native of Marquette, Michigan, recorded 18 goals and 32 assists in the regular season for 50 total points in 42 games.

“We are very excited for Donny’s commitment to Johnson and Wales, he is a player that will bring speed and grit to that club along with a goal scoring touch. Donny came ready to work everyday this season and played a large role in our success”.

Jon Vaillancourt-GM/Head Coach Coulee Region Chill

We wish Donny the best as he moves into this next level of hockey.

Tilmon Makes NCAA Commitment

The Coulee Region Chill, proud members of the NA3HL, are pleased to announce that Forward Marcus Tilmon has committed to play NCAA Division III hockey at Trine University.

Tilmon, 20, has played the last two seasons with the Chill/Freeze in the NA3HL. While with the Chill this season, the 6’4/200 lbs. native of Rockford, Illinois, recorded 3 goals and 6 assists in the regular season for 9 total points in 25 games. During the two seasons with the Chill/Freeze, Tilmon played a total combined 72 games. He recorded 17 goals & 13 assists for a total of 30 points.

“Marcus came into our squad halfway through the season with the goal of gaining the opportunity to commit NCAA as a 1999 birth year. He has worked extremely hard on the ice and off to gain this opportunity and I am very excited to watch his continued growth and success as a young man”.

Jon Vaillancourt- GM/ Head Coach Coulee Region Chill

We wish Marcus the best as he moves into this next level of hockey.

Akervik Makes NCAA Commitment

The Coulee Region Chill, proud members of the NA3HL, are pleased to announce that forward Aslan Akervik has committed to play NCAA Division III hockey for Gustavus Adolphus College.

Akervik, 20, played this last season with the Chill in the NA3HL. While with the Chill this season, the 6’1/210 lbs. native of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, recorded 24 goals and 20 assists in the regular season for 44 total points in 47 games.

We wish Aslan the best as he moves into this next level of hockey.

Caplis Makes NCAA Commitment

The Coulee Region Chill, proud members of the NA3HL, are pleased to announce that defenseman Keaton Caplis has committed to play NCAA Division III hockey for King’s College.

Caplis, 19, has played the last two seasons with the Chill in the NA3HL. While with the Chill this season, the 6’/180 lbs. native of Gilbert, Arizona, recorded 5 goals and 27 assists in the regular season for 32 total points in 47 games. In the Central Division Playoffs, Caplis played in all 5 games, recording 2 goals and 1 assist.

We wish Keaton the best as he moves into this next level of hockey.

Ratzloff Makes NCAA Commitment

The Coulee Region Chill, proud members of the NA3HL, are pleased to announce that forward Brandon Ratzloff has committed to play NCAA Division III hockey for Augsburg University.

Ratzloff, 20, has played the last two seasons with the Chill in the NA3HL. While with the Chill this season, the 5’11/175 lbs. native of Rochester, Minnesota, recorded 27 goals and 57 assists in the regular season for 84 total points in 45 games. In the Central Division Playoffs, Ratzloff played in all 5 games, recording 1 goal and 4 assists.

We wish Brandon the best as he moves into this next level of hockey.

De Schepper Makes NCAA Commitment

The Coulee Region Chill, proud members of the NA3HL, are pleased to announce that defenseman Toon De Schepper has committed to play NCAA Division III hockey for Wilkes University.

De Schepper, 20, has played the last four seasons with the Chill in the NA3HL. While with the Chill this season, the 6’0/185 lbs. native of Nieuwenrode, Belgium, recorded 11 goals and 69 assists in the regular season for 80 total points in 45 games.

We wish Toon the best as he moves into this next level of hockey.