The Chippewa Steel of the NAHL have announced the signing of Devin Hays to a tender contract for 2019-2020 season. Devin is a Forward with Meijer AAA of the North American Prospects Hockey League.
Hays has played in 16 games this season, posting 2 goals and 3 assists. He is a native of Erie, Colorado.
“Devin is a very hard worker on and off the ice with great leadership abilities. We’re excited to have him be a part of the Steel Organization,”stated Steel Interim Head Coach Carter Foguth.
A tender is a contract, of sorts, a player signs announcing his intentions to play for that particular NAHL team and that NAHL team only. Once a player signs a tender with an NAHL team, his playing rights belong to that team within the NAHL and he may not be recruited by any other NAHL team. Each team is granted ten (10) tenders – plus or minus any trades – which become active on Nov. 1. Tendered players are not eligible for the NAHL draft.
The Steel will be back at home, Saturday, January 26th for 92.9 the X Night. Adult tickets will be 2 for 1 with a non-perishable food item for Feed My People Food Bank. Puck drops at 7:10 p.m. For more information and all things Steel visit chippewasteelhockey.com.
The Chippewa Steel are members of the NAHL which is the oldest and largest junior hockey league of its kind in the United States and one of only two USA Hockey-certified leagues that operate under the non pay-to-play model. The NAHL is also one of the best at advancing players to NCAA and professional hockey. Notable Alumni of the NAHL include Ryan Suter (MIN), Patrick Kane (CHI) and Phil Kessel (PIT) All league games are viewable via HockeyTV. For more information, visit chippewasteelhockey.com.