Breezy Point defenseman Johansson makes college commitment
June 24, 2016
The Breezy Point North Stars of the NA3HL are pleased to announce that defenseman Patrik Johansson is the latest player to make a commitments as he as committed to play ACHA Division I hockey for Missouri State University for the 2016-17 campaign.
The Sorunda, Sweden native chose to commit to Missouri State due to the great reputation of the hockey program around the NA3HL. The 6’0/200 lbs. defenseman prides himself on being a stable shut down defensemen who gives his team his best every game.
“As a defenseman, he flies under the radar a lot. One thing with Pat, you get his best every night,” said former Breezy Point head coach Jeff Worlton.
Johansson models his game after Detroit Redwings blue liner, Niklas Kronwall. “I love that he can make plays and lay people out.”
While playing at Breezy Point, Johansson recorded nine points and 64 penalty minutes in 47 games. Also in the 2015-16 season, Johansson was selected to Team West in the NA3HL Top Prospects Tournament.
“I want to be a dependable guy night in and night out. There is only one thing to my mind and that’s winning a National Championship, that’s why we play.”
Johansson plans on studying business while in Springfield. “I chose to commit to Missouri State because it’s a great school and I think I will thrive both as a student and as an athlete.”