Tornado's Flink commits to Western Michigan
The Texas Tornado are pleased to announce that Adam Flink has committed to Western Michigan University for the Fall of 2008.
"Obviously I am very excited to be making this commitment," said Flink. "Western Michigan's hockey program has a great tradition and I am very excited to be playing in the Central Collegiate Hockey Association, which is one of the most competitive in college hockey."
The 2006-07 season was a career year for Flink. He more than doubled his point totals from the 2005-06 season. Flink played in 56 of the team's 62 regular season games, scoring 22 points with a league-high 263 penalty minutes. However, Flink really stepped it up in the 2007 NAHL Robertson Cup playoffs, leading the Tornado in scoring with 9 points in 10 games, as the Tornado fell one game short from going to their 4th straight National Championship Tournament.
An assistant captain during the 2006-07 season, Flink said he is excited to return to the Tornado for his final season of junior hockey in 2007-08. "I am looking forward to returning to the Tornado this upcoming season. I am very thankful to our previous coaching staff. Coach Curtale and Coach Murphy did a lot for me. However, I am very excited to be once again playing for Coach Mullins and Coach Ludwig, and I know they will bring a high level of commitment and excitement to Texas Tornado Hockey," said Flink. Flink played for Mullins
and Ludwig during the 2004-05 season when he was with the Dallas Stars Midget AAA program.
Flink will join former Tornado teammate and current Bronco Tyler Ludwig, who will be entering his sophomore season with Western Michigan after a very successful freshman campaign. Flink and Ludwig were teammates on the 2005-06 National Championship team. Flink won the Texas Tornado Award for the 2006-07 season.