Chippewa Falls, WI – The Chippewa Steel of the North American Hockey League are proud to announce that Jaden Grant, Killian Kiecker-Olson and John Druskinis have been called up to USHL rosters. Grant will play for Sioux City, Kiecker-Olson will suit up for Chicago and Driskinis will head to Muskegon.
Grant has played in 19 games for the Steel this season scoring 4 goals and adding 3 assists. The White Lake, MI native has a commitment to play college hockey at Bowling Green State University following his junior hockey career.
Kiecker-Olson has played in all 22 games for Chippewa this year. He has found the back of the net 7 times and leads the team with 17 assists on the year.
Driskinis has been solid on defense all year for the Steel. The Hartland, MI native has recorded 7 points on the campaign.
All players are eligible to return to the Chippewa Steel roster at a later date.
Chippewa returns to Chippewa Area Ice Arena on Saturday, December 14th at 7:10 to take on the Fairbanks Ice Dogs. Join us for Teddy Bear Toss Night presented by Sports Talk 105.1. Fans are encouraged to bring new or gently used teddy bears to the game and when the first goal of the night is scored fans can toss them on the ice. All teddy bears will be donated to the Family Promise of the Chippewa Valley. For tickets call 715-861-2131 or 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 (ARI) All league games are viewable via HockeyTV. For more information, visit chippewasteelhockey.com.