JOHNSTOWN – The Johnstown Tomahawks are pleased to announce that goaltender Carter McPhail has committed to Division I Ferris State University Wednesday afternoon.
McPhail, of Fenton, Mich., has backstopped the Tomahawks to the league’s best record of 41-6-2 and is on the cusp of becoming the team’s all-time wins leader. His 24 victories place him in a tie with Tomahawks alumnus Drew Hotte.
Additionally, McPhail has earned spectacular numbers in 2018-19. He ranks sixth among goaltenders with a 2.11 goals against average and fourth in save percentage with .931.
“Its another great day for the Tomahawks with Carter making his division 1 commitment to Ferris State,” head coach Mike Letizia said. “He has come in this year and really established himself. He has contributed greatly on the ice as one of the league’s top goaltenders and as a leader off the ice with his positive attitude. I am extremely proud of him for earning and deserving this fantastic opportunity at the next level. His competitiveness, desire to win, and great personality should be an awesome fit for the Bulldogs. Coach Nick and myself are very happy for Carter and his family.”
Located in Big Rapids, Mich., Ferris State competes in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association.
Johnstown returns to 1ST SUMMIT ARENA Wednesday, March 6 for a 7 p.m. faceoff with Jamestown.
The homestand continues on Friday, March 8 for Fight Night II presented by Valley Printing. Four-time ECW Heavyweight Champion, “The Franchise” Shane Douglas will drop the ceremonial first puck and sign autographs.
Saturday, March is the annual Guns & Hoses game in conjunction with Brett Keisel Night. The two-time Super Bowl Champion will be on hand to drop the ceremonial first puck and sign autographs for fans.