Prince George, BC – Prince George Cougars General Manager Dallas Thompson announced Tuesday the Cougars have added 18-year old goaltender Hudson Stremmel to the roster.
Stremmel, who hails from Reno, Nevada, comes to the Cougars after starting the 2009-10 season with the NCAA Division 1 Colorado College Tigers of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association. Last year, Stremmel played for the Chicago Steel of the United States Hockey League, going 18-14-1-2 with a goals against average of 3.19 and an .895 save percentage.
“It’s really exciting and is a great opportunity for me. The people in the organization seem really great. It’s just really exciting.” Said Stremmel, a 2006 Bantam Draft pick of the Chilliwack Bruins. “I’m looking forward to getting some playing time and it just seems like a great fit for me."
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