The Melfort Mustangs are proud to announce graduating Defenceman Nolan Kadachuk has committed to Marian University this fall. That makes 4 graduating Mustangs that have now committed to post secondary schools for the 2020-21 season.
Kadachuk, from Melfort, Saskatchewan, spent his entire three year junior career with the Mustangs.
“I am very grateful for the opportunity to play junior hockey in my home town. I would like to thank the coaches, trainers, billets, board members, and teammates for the three best years of my life”, Kadachuk said.
Despite the season ending do to COVID-19, Kadachuk said he’s looking forward to the next chapter.
“The Melfort Mustangs will forever have my full support and be a very special organization to me. I am very excited to continue playing hockey and taking business at Marian next year.”
In 148 career regular season games, Kadachuk scored 13 goals and added 65 assists for 78 points. He also registered 6 assists in 23 playoff games.
“Nolan’s development over the last three years has been exceptional and a tribute to his dedication and hard work.” Mustang Head Coach and General Manager Trevor Blevins added. “Nolan is a great leader and is very respected by his teammates. We want to congratulate Nolan on his well-deserving commitment to Marian University.”
Kadachuk will join the Marian University Sabres this fall. The Sabres are an NCAA Division 3 hockey program that compete in the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association(NCHC).
“We couldn’t be happier to add Nolan to our program. Nolan’s hockey IQ, puck moving ability and leadership on and off the ice will make him a dominate force in our conference.” Zach Gaynor, Marian Men’s Hockey Head Coach said. “We have taken a big step forward as a program with Nolan’s commitment and it is always nice to add another SJHL player to the roster. I look forward to watching Nolan patrolling the blue line in a Sabre jersey this fall.”
The Melfort Mustangs would like to thank Nolan for his three years he spent as a Mustang, and wish him the best in his future endeavors with Marian.
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