The Springfield Jr. Blues, proud member of the North American Hockey League (NAHL), are proud to announce that defenseman and assistant captain Jordan Muzzillo has committed to the University of Alaska-Fairbanks.
The 20 year old defenseman has stepped up his production for Springfield in his second season and leads the team with 16 points (6 goals, 10 assists) in 20 games played this season. In 74 career NAHL games, the Capron, Illinois native has 12 goals and 25 assists for 37 points.
Muzzillo is now the 4th player on the Springfield Jr. Blues this season to make an NCAA Division I commitment. He joins defenseman Fletcher Fineman (Union College) and forwards Aiden Beck (Canisius) and Bradley Marek (Michigan State).
The University of Alaska-Fairbanks Nanooks currently compete in NCAA Division I and are apart of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association. The Nanooks have some notable alumni make it to the NHL, including current St. Louis Blues defenseman Colton Parayko. Former Springfield Jr. Blues players Niko Della Maggiore and Brennan Blaszczak are currently playing for Alaska-Fairbanks.