Former NOJHLers among CJHL alumni at NCAA D-I programs

TORONTO – A look at the numbers sees a plethora of Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) alumni making up a solid part of NCAA Division I programs this season.

There are currently 401 former CJHLers among the 68 schools that offer NCAA D-I men’s hockey for the 2023-24 campaign.

All but one of the universities, or colleges, features at least one former CJHL player in their line-ups.

Among those is last season’s CJHL MVP and Top Forward award recipient Aiden Fink (Brooks Bandits/AJHL).

A first-year skater at Penn State University, Fink currently sits tied for fourth nationally among freshmen scorers, with 23 points on nine goals and 14 points, which also tops the Nittany Lions in offensive production.

The following is the list of NOJHL alumni on NCAA D-I rosters:

Salvatore Evola G Bowling Green Soo Thunderbirds
Tyler Dunbar D Colorado College Soo Thunderbirds
Owen Say G Mercyhurst Powassan Voodoos
Carter McPhail G Miami Soo Eagles
Steven  Bellini D Minnesota State Soo Thunderbirds
Harrison Israels F Alaska-Fairbanks Powassan Voodoos
Matt Cato F Vermont Blind River Beavers

CLICK HERE to view the entire CJHL list at Division I schools.