ACHA’s top-five feature KIJHL alumni

Columbia Valley Rockies and Beaver Valley Nitehawks alum Noah Decottignies is 13-2-0 this season with a 1.41 GAA, and a .940 SP with 5 shut outs. Tyler Fyfe-Adrian College photo


The American Collegiate Hockey Association released its Division 1 men’s team rankings. In the top-five are Adrian College, Minot State University, University of Central Oklahoma, University of Jamestown and University of Nevada-Las Vegas, which all feature Kootenay International Junior Hockey League alumni.

Adrian College (16-2-1) has Noah Decottignies (CV Rockies, Beaver Valley Nitehawks), Peyton Trzaska (Princeton Posse) and Ethan McLaughlin (Nelson Leafs).

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Minot State University (13-4-1) has Riley Wallace (CV Rockies).

University of Central Oklahoma (15-3-0) has Cash Regan (Kimberley Dynamiters) and Austin Madge (Spokane Brave). View player stats.

The University of Jamestown (13-4-1) have 17 alumni:

Reid Wilson, Kingsley Brockett (Nelson Leafs)

Jordan Kromm, Greg Susinski (Fernie Ghostriders)

Jake Huculak, Brenden Vulcano, Kole Christensson, Brandon Weare (Revelstoke Grizzlies)

Logan Berggren, Reese Nelson (Creston Valley Thunder Cats)

Alek Erichuk (Kamloops Storm)

Phillipe Lessard, Jordan Lott (Sicamous Eagles)

Nathan Driver (Kelowna Chiefs)

Malachai Franklin,  Matthew Poole (Chase Heat)

Tyler Ralph (Castlegar Rebels)

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University of Nevada-Las Vegas (13-3-1) has Vinny Benedetto (Chase Heat), Dylan Ford (Golden Rockets) and David Lenzin (Fernie Ghostriders).

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