Brady Risk signs with University of Fairbanks
A Drumheller Dragon is heading way up north to Alaska for the 2020-2021 season to play with the Nanooks.
Brady Risk has committed to the University of Alaska Fairbanks to play for the Nanooks. They play in the started out the same.
“It was tit-for-tat for both of us and then it got into some really heavy wrestling and he had top pressure on me I just couldn’t get out from underneath and he got the win with a TKO,” said Schellenberg.
Despite the loss, it was a step forward in his career.
“It felt great to get back in there. There was a little bit of cage rust, but I felt great to be there, it was where I belong,” he said.
He is back at it training and looking forward to more opportunities.
“There is a card coming up next month I have my name in for, so hopefully I get in and there are few more Western Collegiate Hockey Conference at the Division 1 Level.
“Brady is a highly explosive player who plays in all situations,” says Coach Kevin Hasselberg. “Brady is a player that values preparation and will spend countless hours perfecting his skills. He draws people to him with his contagious enthusiasm and Brady Risk has signed with the University of Alaska Fairbanks to play for the Nanooks for the 2020-2021 season.
Photo couresty Broken Curfew Photography passion for the game. We are very fortunate to have Brady play out his final year of junior eligibility as a Dragon and look forward to even more of his inspirational play next season.”
Risk has played three seasons with the Dragons. Originally from Medicine Hat, the 19-year-old forward has 43 career goals and 58 assists in 176 games with the Dragons. This season he was recognized as Top Play-Off Performer for the Dragons during the 2019 play-offs contributing 3 points in 5 games played including a double-overtime goal tying that series at two.
He is the eighth Dragon to obtain a post-secondary scholarship this season
Nanooks are familiar with the Dragons program. Dion and Brandon Knelsen as well as Jeff Young, A.J Mikkelsen, and Justin Tateson.
Last season the Nanooks had a 12-14-4 record.