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Alexandria forward Hadland makes NCAA commitment

June 7, 2023

The Alexandria Blizzard of the NA3HL are pleased to announce that Top Prospects forward Ryan Hadland has committed to play NCAA Division III hockey for the University of New England.

Hadland, 20, just completed his second and final season playing junior hockey in the NA3HL. The 6’3/195 lbs. native of Prior Lake, MN, was the leading scorer for the Blizzard during the 2022-23 regular season, recording 70 points (32 goals, 38 assists in 47 games played.

He also added eight points in nine Fraser Cup Playoff games, helping the Blizzard reach the Fraser Cup Championship Game and being named to the All-Tournament team.

Hadland was also named to the All-NA3HL 1st Team and the All-West Division Team during the 2022-23 season. He was also selected to and played in the 2023 NA3HL Top Prospects Tournament for the West Division team.

“Ryan had a pretty special season," Assistant Coach Jon Crouse said. "He always did everything that we asked him to do. He never complained and never batted an eye when he got when we pushed on him to do more and more. It's pretty special. When you play in our division, 70 points is pretty much as good as 100 anywhere else, so pretty special season for him.”

During his rookie season in 2021-22, Hadland recorded 36 points in 34 regular season games. In 81 career regular season games in the NA3HL, Hadland recorded 106 career points.

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