Chippewa Falls, WI- The Chippewa Steel of the NAHL has announced the signing of forward Barak Braslavski to a tender agreement.

Braslavski played in 25 games between the Fairbanks Ice Dogs and El Paso Rhinos during the 20-21 season.  The 5’7 161-pound forward recorded 4 goals and 8 assists.

“Barak is a veteran of the NAHL and is another player with high character who will contribute immediately. He skates very well and can get to the net. He is a player who will be leaned on heavily next year and he is excited for that,” stated Steel Head Coach & General Manager Mike Janda.

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.

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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