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Around the CSSHL: OHA Edmonton D-man Kohlman headed for NOJHL; Team Canada evaluating CSSHL players at women’s camps

By HockeyNow on August 06, 2018

Okanagan Hockey Academy Edmonton’s Jordan Kohlman is joining the Kirkland Lake Gold Miners this autumn. (CSSHL photo)

Jordan Kohlman will be mining gold in the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League (NOJHL) this fall.

The Okanagan Hockey Academy (OHA) Edmonton defenceman has signed on with the NOJHL’s Kirkland Lake Gold Miners. 

The 5-foot-10, 170-pound defenceman racked up a goal and nine assists this past season playing for OHA Edmonton’s Midget Prep team in the Canadian Sports School Hockey League (CSSHL). Over two seasons with OHA Edmonton, he carded three goals and 10 assists in 45 games. He played one game with the Alberta Junior Hockey League’s Grande Prairie Storm in 2018.

The 18-year-old product of Sherwood Park, Alta., skated for two seasons with Midget teams in Sherwood Park.

The league made the announcement July 30.

Fifteen past and present CSSHL female players are off to Team Canada evaluation camps this month. Canada’s National Women’s team programs for the 2018-19 season kick off Aug. 4-12 in Calgary with the start of Canada’s National Women’s Development Team and Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 Team selection camps.

Hockey Canada has invited eight CSSHL grads to join the national women’s development team camp and seven current players to the U18 team selection camp in Calgary.

CSSHL grads attending the National Women’s Development Team camp roster include:

Codie Cross, Edge School; Emma Keenan, Okanagan Hockey Academy; Olivia Knowles, Okanagan Hockey Academy; Micah Hart, Okanagan Hockey Academy

Amy Potomak, Pursuit of Excellence; Sarah Potomak, Pursuit of Excellence; Malia Schneider, Pursuit of Excellence; Sophie Shirley, Okanagan Hockey Academy.

The U18 invitees include:

Kiera Stecko, Shawnigan Lake School; Julianna Thomson, St. Mary’s Academy

Stephanie Markowski, Pursuit of Excellence

Kennedy Bobyck, Edge School; Anne Cherkowski, Pursuit of Excellence;

Danielle Serdachny, Pursuit of Excellence; Rachel Weiss, Pursuit of Excellence.

The league made the announcement July 31.

Three-year CSSHL student athlete Tom Sweeney has signed on with the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League’s Estevan Bruins.

Sweeney, 18, has attended the Burnaby Winter Club Academy the past three seasons, the last two with their Midget Prep team, where he compiled 39 points (19-20-39) in 59 games.

During the 2015-16 season, the Richmond, B.C., product recorded 22 points (13-9-22) in 33 games with the BWC Academy Elite 15 team.

The 5-foot-11, 170-pound forward made his Junior A debut this past season, appearing in one game with the B.C. Hockey League’s Prince George Spruce Kings.

The League made the announcement July 27.

The Winkler Flyers of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League have signed CSSHL student athlete Josh Kagan.

Kagan, 17, attended the Rink Hockey Academy during the 2017-18 season, posting 38 points (12-26-38) in 35 games with the Winnipeg school’s Midget Prep team.

The 5-foot-11, 165-pound forward from Winnipeg also registered seven points (3-4-7) in five games at the 2018 BDO CSSHL Championships, helping his team earn a berth in the 2018 CSSHL Midget Prep Championship game.

The League made the announcement July 27.

The BCHL’s Salmon Arm Silverbacks have committed to CSSHL student athlete Jonathan Krahn for the 2018-19 season.

Krahn, 17, has attended the Yale Hockey Academy the past two seasons, most recently netting 13 goals and nine assists in 33 games with Yale’s Midget Prep team.

During the 2016-17 season, the Chilliwack, B.C., product registered five goals and six assists in 29 games with the Yale Hockey Academy Elite 15 team.

The 5-foot-10, 170-pound forward made his BCHL debut this past season, appearing in seven games with the Silverbacks.

The league made the announcement July 26.

Three-year CSSHL student athlete John Little has signed with the BCHL’s Salmon Arm Silverbacks.

Little, 15, has attended Shawnigan Lake School the past three seasons, most recently compiling 10 goals and 14 assists in 31 games with Shawnigan’s Midget Prep team.

The Parksville, B.C., product spent the previous two seasons with the Shawnigan Lake School Bantam Prep team, where he registered a combined 36 points (18-18-36) in 43 games.

Little made his Junior A debut this past season, appearing in one game with the BCHL’s Victoria Grizzles.

The 5-foot-11, 179-pound forward was selected by the Vancouver Giants in the third round, 60th overall, at the 2017 WHL Bantam Draft.

The league made the announcement July 25.

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By HockeyNow| August 06, 2018
Categories:  Minor Hockey
Keywords:  CSSHL

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