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Skylands Junior Kings NA3HL

Evan Barghout, 2 year Kings Veteran, commits to ACHA Division II William Paterson

June 19, 2017

The Skylands Junior Kings of the NA3HL are pleased to announce that Evan Barghout has committed to play hockey for William Paterson (ACHA D2) for the 2017-18 Season.

Evan was a standout goalie for the Junior Kings in both the 2015-16 & 2016-17 Season.

Patrick Choules, who took over in 2016-17 as head coach, and assisted the inaugural season claims, "Evan was an asset to our program over the course of our first two years. He is a hard working goal-tender who always remains positive and leads by example."

Joe Balance, Head Coach for the Pioneers, remarked "Evan is a sound technical goaltender who plays his angles well. His work ethic and team first attitude mentioned by Coach Mitchell make him a player valuable to the WPU Hockey Program. We know we are adding another player to our locker-room who has a strong character and will be a great teammate."

In 2016-17, The William Paterson University Pioneers received an automatic bid to the national tournament for the 8th time in the past 9 seasons. After a 5th place finish nationally the past 2 seasons they competed trying to earn their first ever national championship. The championship ultimately went to New York University.