Magicians forward Stanton makes NCAA commitment
July 31, 2019
The Minnesota Magicians of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) are pleased to announce that Top Prospects forward Matt Stanton has committed to play NCAA Division III hockey for the University of Wisconsin Eau-Claire.
Stanton, 20, just completed his second and final season of junior hockey with the Magicians in the NAHL. The 6’4/205 lbs. native of Stillwater, Minnesota, tied for 3rd in team scoring during the 2018-19 season with 41 points (17 goals, 24 assists) in 55 games played.
Stanton was also selected to and played in the 2019 NAHL Top Prospects Tournament for the Midwest Division team.
Overall in his two-year NAHL career, Stanton posted 59 points in 101 career games played.
Prior to playing in the NAHL, Stanton was a standout forward for the Stillwater High School team in Minnesota, which included recording 50 points during in senior season.
He is the 13th player from the Magicians 2018-19 roster who has committed to play NCAA hockey.