November 21, 2006

Hockey 'Cats Receive Three Commitments

MARQUETTE, Mich. – Walt Kyle, the head hockey coach at Northern Michigan University, has announced three forwards have committed to attend NMU and play hockey. Leading the list is Marquette native Nick Kosinski. Joining Kosinski are Jared Brown from Gardner, Kansas and Mario Lamoureux, the younger brother of current Wildcat Jacques, from Grand Forks, N.D.
 
“This is the start of our recruiting class of 2007,” said Kyle. “We are excited to announce these players. They will all fill different roles and provide a different balance to our line-up.”
 
Kosinski (5-8, 165, 5/16/86) is currently playing for the Marquette Rangers of the North America Hockey League (NAHL). After 20 games with the Rangers, he has five goals, 14 assists for 19 points. During the 2005-06 season he skated for the Cleveland team where he appeared in 54 games and had 37 points on 14 goals and 23 assists.
 
Brown (5-10, 185, 2/21/86) has skated for the past two seasons with the Lincoln Stars of the United States Hockey League (USHL). He currently has 18 points on five goals and 13 assists while appearing in 12 games. Last year he appeared in 56 games as he registered 15 goals, 23 assists for 38 points.
 
Lamoureux (5-11, 190, 6/18/88) has played for the Tri City Storm of the USHL for the past three seasons.  This year after 12 games he has two goals, three assists for five points. In 2005-06 he collected 32 points on 13 goals and 19 assists while appearing in 57 games. His first season (2004-05) with the Storm, he skated in 59 games as he had 22 points on seven goals and 15 assists.
 
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