Friday, February 8, 2013

Express forward Morley will join brother Tyler at Alaska-Fairbanks

Press Release

Coquitlam Express forward Brandon Morley will reunite with his older brother Tyler at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks as he has accepted a scholarship to play for the Nanooks.

Brandon began this season with Surrey and came to Coquitlam in October. He has four goals and 12 assists on the campaign and also took home a silver medal as part of Team Canada West at the World Junior A Challenge in November.

The 5-foot-9, 160-pound forward has 92 points in 135 career BCHL games. He and Tyler played together for two seasons in Surrey.

The Nanooks play in the NCAA's Division I Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) against the likes of Notre Dame, Ohio State and Michigan.

Former BCHLers Richard Coyne, Michael Quinn, Garrick Perry, Kaare Odegard, Chad Gehon, Colton Beck and Tyler Morley play on the team.

The elder Morley was recently named CCHA rookie of the week and is tied for the team lead in scoring with 17 points including nine goals.

 (Nathan can be reached at

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