Chippewa Falls, WI- The Chippewa Steel of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) are pleased to announce that forward Ian Famulak has committed to play NCAA Division III hockey for St. Norbert College.

The 6’2/185 lbs. native of Grand Rapids, MI played in 48 games for the Steel during the 20-21 season, recording 5 goals and 6 assists.

Famulak played in 154 games for Chippewa since the 2018-2019 season. In 3 seasons he has scored 12 total goals and dished out 17 assists.

“Ian has earned his opportunity to play hockey at St. Norbert’s. After 3 seasons in Chippewa Falls, Ian has definitely put in his time and work. He was a great leader for us this year and I expect him to have a lot of success at St. Norberts,” stated Steel Head Coach & General Manager Mike Janda.



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