Former Norman Northstars and OCN Blizzard defenceman Brady Keeper has been invited to attend the Los Angeles Kings development camp, which starts today and runs until Friday.
The 21-year-old Cross Lake, MB native spent one season with the Northstars in 2013-2014, and put up 25 points in 42 games. Keeper would go on to the Jr. “A” OCN Blizzard the next season, putting up 41 points in 54 games during his rookie campaign.
In his three year Jr. “A” career, Keeper put up 133 points in 161 games, and won league-wide awards every season. Keeper won league MVP this past season to cap off his junior career.
Brady Keeper will be heading to the University of Maine in the fall to continue his hockey career with the Black Bears. The program has produced many famous NHLers, including Paul Kariya, who was announced yesterday as one of the new inductees to the Hockey Hall of Fame. Other famous players to graduate from the Maine hockey program include goalie Ben Bishop, Dustin Penner, Teddy Purcell and Gustav Nyquist.