March 2, 2017
n a new video series for the 2016-17 season, the North American Hockey League (NAHL) is please to feature their extensive list of alumni in the NHL, NCAA and beyond in a new series entitled the NAHL Now: Alumni Series.
The NAHL Now: Alumni Series will be a regular video segment that highlights an alumni of the NAHL, who are currently playing in the NHL, NCAA or elsewhere as we try and catch up with their current situation, as well as, take a look back during their time playing in the NAHL.
We also try and get some feedback from coaches who constantly scout the league looking for players and who have made a lasting impact on the league
During a recent trip out East, the NAHL stopped by Robert Morris University to catch up with some of the several alumni on the team. One of those alumni is former NAHL and Amarillo Bulls forward Brady Ferguson, who is in his junior season with the Colonials.
"The exposure the NAHL gave me was great. I talked to teams at each event and it was a very cool experience. We had great coaching and all of that enable me to prepare for playing in the NCAA. Hockey is fun, so my advice is to just go out and play and not worry about the other stuff." -Brady Ferguson
Ferguson played two seasons in the NAHL for the Amarillo Bulls from 2012-14. He appeared in 114 career NAHL games during that span and recorded 79 points. Ferguson committed to play for Robert Morris right after the 2013 NAHL Top Prospects Tournament.
Ferguson has become a breakout star this season for Robert Morris in the NCAA and is a legitmate candidate for the Hobey Baker Award, which honors the top player in NCAA Division I hockey. He leads Atlantic Hockey with 18 goals, 27 assists, and 46 points this season. He also has a team-high plus-8 rating and 133 shots on goal.