SPRINGFIELD, IL – The Jr. Blues are proud to announce that former Springfield Jr. Blues player Michael Davies has signed a contract extension with the Chicago Wolves of the American Hockey League.
Davies, who hails from Chesterfield, MO, played for the Jr. Blues during the 2004-2005 season. During that season, Davies totaled 30 goals and 27 assists for 57 points and was named NAHL Rookie of the Year. After the Jr. Blues, Davies moved on to play four years at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, WI where he was named Third Team All-WCHA in 2010.
Davies has spent the past two seasons for the Wolves where he has posted over 40 points.
For more information, please visit the Chicago Wolves website at http://www.chicagowolves.com/releases/3100-wolves-bring-back-davies
About the Jr. Blues
The Springfield Jr. Blues are the NAHL’s longest running active team, having joined the NAHL back during the 1993-94 season. The Jr. Blues are just one of seven NAHL teams to have won multiple Robertson Cup Championships (1996, 1997). Over 160 alumni have gone on to NCAA Division I and III hockey.
About the NAHL
The NAHL, the only USA Hockey-sanctioned Tier II Junior league boasting 28 teams from across North America, prides itself on the social maturity and skill development of student-athletes ages 16-20 with aspirations of advancing to collegiate and/or professional hockey. To date in 2011-12, over 110 NAHL players have committed to NCAA schools. Famous alumni of the NAHL include: Stanley Cup Champion and Conn Smythe/Vezina Trophy winner Tim Thomas, Buffalo Sabres goaltender Ryan Miller and Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane. For more information, visit www.nahl.com.