The Aberdeen Wings organization is proud to announce, on behalf of
Wings forward TJ Roo that he has committed to play collegiate hockey for
Bemidji State University in Bemidji, Minnesota following his junior
Roo, of Champlain Park, Minnesota is in his rookie season with the
Aberdeen Wings of the North American Hockey League. So far, Roo has
compiled 10 goals and 18 assists including a goal in last week’s 4-3
shootout win over Bismarck.
“It’s a special opportunity for TJ to play college hockey at Bemidji
State where his father also played,” said Wings head coach and former
Bemidji State standout Travis Winter. “TJ is going to be a great
addition to their program. He has great offensive instincts, an ability
to make plays, and he competes.”
Roo will join current Wings forward Jordan Heller at Bemidji State,
who also has another former Aberdeen Wings captain Cory Ward.
“We are excited for TJ and look forward to continuing his development,” added Coach Winter.
Other Wings players who have made college commitments include forward
Erik Baskin (Air Force), forward Jordan Heller (Bemidji State), and
forward Colin O’Neill (UMass-Lowell). This year two former Aberdeen
Wings players, now in the USHL, also made commitments such as defenseman
Steven Johnson (Minnesota) and forward Peter Krieger
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