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Monday, November 18, 2013

New York Bobcats of the Eastern Hockey League

November 16th the Eastern Hockey Leagues New york Bobcats announced that their goalie,  Gabe Grunwald will play NCAA division 1 hockey.  Gabe announced that he will play for the Wisconsin Badger of the NCAA Big Ten Hockey conference following this season. 
The average hockey fan will see a player who has played for 6 teams in 3 different leagues over a three year career, may be a problem.  Reality is being traded is normal. Other teams need good players, and good players get traded for any number of reasons.  Jr hockey is about development, and playing at the level your able to best develop.  Gabe played in the OJHL, the NAHL ( four teams in a season and half) and now the EHL.  Gabe has had a great season thus far with a 2.12 GAA and 935 save percentage.