Minot forward Henbrant makes NCAA DI commitment
April 26, 2019
The Minot Minotauros of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) are proud to announce that Top Prospects forward Didrik Henbrant has committed to play NCAA Division I hockey for the University of Alaska-Fairbanks Nanooks.
Henbrant, 21, who represented the Minotauros at the 2019 NAHL Top Prospects Tournament for the Central Division team, becomes the 43rd Minotauros player to commit to an NCAA Division I program. Henbrant will join another Tauro Alum James LaDouce who will be a senior at Alaska-Fairbanks next season.
The 5’10/170 lbs. native of Sturefors, Sweden, was sixth on the Tauros in scoring during the 2018-19 season with 40 points on 19 goals and 21 assists, and now leads the team in scoring through the first round of the playoffs with two goals and three assists.
The Swedish import chose Alaska-Fairbanks both for the hockey and academics saying that he plans to study Business Administration.
Tauros Head Coach and General Manager Marty Murray praised Henbrant by saying, “Didirik is very deserving of an NCAA Division opportunity. Alaska-Fairbanks is getting a player with a very good skill set and high compete level.”
Henbrant credits his time in Minot with helping him advance to the next level. “I want to thank my family and billet family for all of the support, as well as, my teammates and coaches for helping me reach this goal,” said Henbrant.