The Coulee Region Chill, proud members of the NA3HL, are pleased to announce that forward Sam Dabrowski has committed to play NCAA Division III hockey for Hamline University.
Dabrowski, 20, began the 2018-19 season playing in the NAHL for the Chippewa Steel. While with the Chill in the NA3HL, the 6’4/205 lbs. native of Onalaska, Wisconsin, recorded 10 points in just twelve games played.
Last season, Dabrowski played for the Coulee Region Chill NAHL Team. In 56 regular season games he recorded 14 points. We wish Sam the best as he moves into this next level of hockey.
The Coulee Region Chill, proud members of the NA3HL, are pleased to announce that forward Thomas Magnavite has committed to play NCAA Division III hockey for Saint Mary’s University.
Magnavite, 19, is in his second season playing in the NA3HL. He began the 2018-19 season playing in the NAHL for the Brookings Blizzard, where he recorded two points in eight games. While with the Chill in the NA3HL, the 5’9/175 lbs. native of Chicago, Illinois, has recorded 17 points in just seven games played.
That included a stretch back in mid-October when Magnavite was named the NA3HL’s Central Division Star of the Week, where Magnavite’s back-to-back hat-tricks were a main catalyst for the team’s success.
Last season, Magnavite played for the La Crosse Freeze (now Coulee Region Chill) in the NA3HL, leading the team to a Fraser Cup Final Four appearance. In 35 regular season games he recorded 44 points and added seven points in eight playoff games.
“Thomas is a very skilled and intelligent player and our program is thrilled that he has decided to stay close to home and pursue NCAA hockey at Saint Mary’s University,” said Jon Vaillancourt, head coach of the Coulee Region Chill.
“We are very excited to have Thomas. We are confident he will develop into a solid NCAA Division III player,” said Saint Mary’s head coach Bill Moore.
The Coulee Region Chill of the NA3HL are pleased to announce that veteran forward Brady Lindauer has committed to play NCAA Division III hockey at Saint Mary’s University in the MIAC.
Lindauer, 19, is in his second season playing junior hockey, which has been primarily spent in the NA3HL, also with some time in the NAHL. The 5’10/180 lbs. native of Cary, Illinois, is off to a good start this season with the Chill, having recorded six points in the first three games of the season.
During the 2017-18 season Lindauer split time with the Chill in the NAHL and the La Crosse Freeze in the NA3HL. In seven NAHL games, Lindauer had one point. He then thrived in the NA3HL for the Freeze, recording 64 points (16 goals, 48 assists) in just 34 regular season games, which ranked 2nd in team scoring.
Lindauer also had four points in eight playoff games. He was also selected to and played in the 2018 NA3HL Top Prospects Tournament for the Blue (Central/Coastal Division) team.
“We are very excited for Brady and his NCAA commitment to Saint Mary’s University. He is going to a fantastic hockey program under Coach Bill Moore. Brady was a key part out our programs’ success last season and embodies our core values as an organization and our persistence toward commitment to excellence. Brady’s tremendous on ice skill and IQ is equivalent to his character and leadership,” said Chill head coach Jon Vaillancourt.
The Coulee Region Chill, proud members of the North American Hockey League (NAHL), are pleased to announce that forward Caleb Schroer has committed to play NCAA Division I hockey at Northern Michigan University.
Schroer, 21, had his career-best season in 2016-17. The native of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, finished tied for 3rd in NAHL scoring this season with 67 points (26 goals, 41 assists) in 59 games played. He was named the Midwest Division Most Valuable Player and Forward of the Year for his efforts, along with being named to the All-NAHL 2nd Team.
Schroer (5’9/168) also had three points in three playoff games.
“The Coulee Region Chill organization is very excited for Caleb and his commitment to the University of Northern Michigan. Caleb has worked very hard for this opportunity and that work has paid off this year as he played a large role in our on ice success. We wish Caleb the best of luck and we know that coach Potulny and his staff will be happy to call Caleb a Wildcat,” said Chill head coach Ryan Egan.
Schroer has spent three seasons playing in the NAHL. He made is NAHL debut in 2014-15 with the Fairbanks Ice Dogs. The 2015-16 season began with Fairbanks, where he was then traded to Coulee Region after 10 games. In 136 career NAHL games, Schroer has recorded 97 career points.
Prior to playing in the NAHL, Schroer played three seasons for Wisconsin Rapids High School.
“I’m excited for this great opportunity and am going to go in and work as hard as I can every day to prove I belong,” said Schroer.
*Story provided by the NAHL