Springfield, Illinois – The Springfield Jr. Blues, proud members of the North American Hockey League (NAHL), are pleased to announce that forward and Captain Joey Dosan has announced his collegiate commitment to Army-West Point!
Dosan, a native of Bloomington, MN, is in his final year of junior hockey and his first season here with the Jr. Blues. He was named Captain prior to the start of the season for the Jr. Blues and has accumulated 9 goals and 14 assists in 35 games. Dosan earned Midwest Division Star of the Week for the week of October 4-10 after he registered 1 goal and 5 assists in a weekend sweep of Chippewa.
Prior to his time in Springfield, Dosan played for the Steinbach Pistons (MJHL) and for Northstar Christian Academy 18U AAA team. In his lone season for Northstar, Joey scored 27 goals and 47 assists for 74 points as he was Captain of his team that season as well.
“We are very proud of Joey for all of his hard work and are excited for his future at Army-Westpoint,” said Head Coach Tyler Rennette. “They are getting an excellent hockey player and an even better young man.”
“I am humbled to announce my commitment to The United States Military Academy (West Point) to continue my education, serve my country, and play Division 1 hockey for the Army Black Knights,” said Dosan via Instagram.
*Update*: Dosan finished up the 2021-22 campaign with 12 goals and 16 assists in 45 games. He overcame a mid-season injury and was able to return and give the Jr. Blues a spark in the home stretch. He joins Michael Valdez (Colorado College), Fisher Scott (Colorado College), Connor Smith (Union College), Hagen Moe (Bowling Green University), Ethan Roberts (Univ. of St. Thomas), Mac Gadowsky (Army-West Point), and Tristan Shewchuk (College of St. Scholastica) as 8 players who have made collegiate commitments.