The Drumheller Dragons are excited to announce that 16-year-old forward Ty Daneault has secured a division 1 scholarship to attend Merrimack College in the NCAA Hockey East Division. The Warriors play out of the J. Thom Lawler Arena in North Andover Massachusetts.
Daneault is playing his first junior season with the Drumheller Dragons and had an impressive preseason. In 5 games played Daneault accumulated 7 points, including 2 goals and 5 assists. The 5’11 forward from Red Deer, Alberta was a standout with the Optimist Chiefs of the Alberta Elite Midget Hockey League scoring 10 points in 5 games played during the shortened pandemic season.
“Ty brings a lot of composure and energy in the way he competes.” Says Coach Kevin Hasselberg. “Ty is able to handle the pressure of playing with limited time and space while still making plays. His creativity and patience combined with his tenacity and determination will make him a tremendous college player that can step right into a line up and play. Ty is a player that will adjust quickly to his environment, he’s passionate, humble, and a tremendous teammate.”
The Drumheller Dragons would like to thank the entire coaching staff of Merrimack College Warriors for all their recruiting efforts and invested time following and expressing interest in Ty. We also wish to extend a congratulations out to Ty, his entire family and support team, with this accomplishment.