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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 3rd, 2022
WEST KELOWNA B.C. – The West Kelowna Warriors Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club is excited to announce forward John Evans’ & blue liner Nick Ardanaz commitments to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) for the 2022-23 season.
Evans, 19, earned his commitment after a stellar 16 points in only 11 games played in the month of March. Ardanaz also elevated his game witha career best March registering 12 points in 11 games.
“We are very happy for John and Nick”, said Warriors General Manager & Head Coach Simon Ferguson. “John & Nick really stepped up their games in the second half this year. We are excited to see John & Nick further their hockey careers and education at a great school like RPI.”
Both Evans and Ardanaz made comments on their social media platforms Sunday morning,
Super excited and grateful to announce my commitment to play Division 1 hockey at RPI. Thank you to my family, @BCHLWarriors, coaches, and friends for helping me to get to where I am today! @RPI_Hockey #HailToThee pic.twitter.com/2bBvugkiUJ
— John Evans (@john_evans14) April 3, 2022
Proud and excited to announce my commitment to play Division 1 hockey at RPI. I’d like to thank my family, friends, coaches and @BCHLWarriors for helping me get to this point. #HailToThee @RPI_Hockey pic.twitter.com/YBZJIt2BHX
— Nicolas Ardanaz (@NickArdanaz) April 3, 2022
The Warriors are back in action Monday night for Game #3 of the playoffs when they take on the Vernon Vipers. Puck drop 7:00pm PST from Kal Tire Place in Vernon. Catch broadcasts on Shaw Spotlight channel, BCHL TV (formally HockeyTV) or tune into the Warriors MixIr radio station.