The top four seeds all advanced to compete in the NAHL’s 2019 Robertson Cup, which will be played May 10-14 at Fogerty Ice Arena in Blaine, Minn.
The Johnstown Tomahawks, Amarillo Bulls, Aberdeen Wings and Fairbanks Ice Dogs featured a combined 36 commits pledged to attend 21 Division I schools. The four teams are seeded based on regular-season records and will face off in best-of-three series to determine the teams for the championship game, set for Tuesday, May 14.
Arizona State, Army West Point and Ferris State lead all schools with four recruits participating in the Robertson Cup. Arizona State and Ferris State both have a recruit on all four teams.
Amarillo teammates Gabriel Seger (Union) and Alex Peterson (Holy Cross) rank 1-2 in NAHL playoff scoring with 15 and 13 points, respectively. Johnstown’s Cameron Hebert (Robert Morris) also has 13 points.
Uncommitted goaltender Mattias Sholl of Fairbanks leads all goaltenders on the four teams with a 6-0-0 record, .958 save percentage and 1.00 goals-against average in the playoffs.
Fairbanks is seeking its fourth Robertson Cup in nine seasons, while Amarillo is in search of its second after winning in 2013. Neither Aberdeen nor Johnstown have won the Robertson Cup before.
Each game in the Robertson Cup will be broadcast on HockeyTV.
Robertson Cup Schedule
Friday, May 10: Johnstown vs. Fairbanks, 4:30 p.m. CT | Amarillo vs. Aberdeen, 7:30 p.m. CT
Saturday, May 11: Johnstown vs. Fairbanks, 4:30 p.m. CT | Amarillo vs. Aberdeen, 7:30 p.m. CT
Sunday, May 12: Johnstown vs. Fairbanks, 3 p.m. CT | Amarillo vs. Aberdeen, 6 p.m. CT
Tuesday, May 14: Robertson Cup National Championship Game, 7 p.m. CT
|NCAA Commits in Robertson Cup|
|Brad Belisle||F||Bemidji State|
|Pierson Brandon||D||Air Force|
|Adam Pitters||F||Bowling Green|
|Stepan Pokorny||F||Ferris State|
|Joe Strada||F||Arizona State|
|Matt Vernon||G||Colorado College|
|Dalton Weigel||D||Air Force|
|Brett Abdelnour||F||Army West Point|
|Jason Brancheau||F||Ferris State|
|Brenden Datema||D||Michigan Tech|
|Justin Evenson||G||Army West Point|
|Logan Jenuwine||F||Arizona State|
|Alex Peterson||F||Holy Cross|
Fairbanks Ice Dogs
|Dylan Abbott||D||Minnesota State|
|Parker Brown||F||Air Force|
|Luke Ciolli||F||Army West Point|
|Brenden MacLaren||F||Ferris State|
|Jax Murray||F||Arizona State|
|Noah Wilson||D||Army West Point|
|Carson Briere||F||Arizona State|
|Cameron Hebert||F||Robert Morris|
|Roman Kraemer||F||Robert Morris|
|Carter McPhail||G||Ferris State|
|Samuel Solensky||F||Bemidji State|