Magicians duo of Kirkendall and Weiand make NCAA commitments
April 26, 2018
The Minnesota Magicians, proud members of the North American Hockey League (NAHL), are pleased to announce that two players have recently made NCAA commitments.
Forward and assistant captain Davis Kirkendall has committed to play NCAA Division III hockey at St. John’s University and defenseman and captain Charlie Weiand has committed to play NCAA Division III hockey for the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
Kirkendall, 21, just completed his second and final season playing for the Magicians in the NAHL. The 5’10/172 lbs. native of Wayzata, Minnesota, recorded a career-high 20 points (10 goals, 10 assists) in 57 regular season games in 2017-18. He also had four points in three playoff games.
Overall in his NAHL career, Kirkendall played in 105 regular season games and had 35 points. Prior to playing in the NAHL, Kirkendall played for Wayzata High School in Minnesota and the Honeybaked 18U team in the HPHL.
Weiand, 20, also jumped completed his second and final season in the NAHL. The 5’11/190 lbs. native of Rosemount, Minnesota, recorded 20 points (7 goals, 13 assists) in 56 regular season games in 2017-18. He was also selected to and played in the 2018 NAHL Top Prospects Tournament for the Midwest Division team.
In 2016-17, Weiand played in 52 games during the regular season for the Minot Minotauros and recorded 12 points. In his NAHL career, Weiand played in 108 career gamed and recorded 32 points.
Prior to playing in the NAHL, Weiand played three seasons of high school hockey in Minnesota for Rosemount High School.
In total, nine players from the 2017-18 Magicians roster have made NCAA commitments to date.