Aberdeen forward Haar makes NCAA D1 commitment
February 20, 2020
The Aberdeen Wings, proud members of the North American Hockey League (NAHL), are pleased to announce that NAHL Top Prospects forward Cooper Haar has committed to play NCAA Division 1 Hockey for Canisius College in Atlantic Hockey.
Haar, 20, is in his first season with the Wings, but his third season overall in the NAHL. So far during the 2019-20 season, the 6’3/205 lbs. native of Huntington Beach, California, has 14 goals and 22 assists for 36 points in 30 games played.
Haar is coming off a big 2020 NAHL Top Prospects Tournament where he recorded three assists in just two games played for the Central Division. Overall this is Haar’s third season in the NAHL. In this three-year career, he has played in 157 games and recorded 110 total points (35 goals, 75 assists).
“Cooper has added a great dimension to this year’s team. He is a mature player that has a tremendous amount of leadership ability. He cares only about the team’s success and puts a large amount of energy into the Wings culture. Cooper plays fast, especially for his size, and he has the ability to make plays and score big goals. Cooper will have great success at the Division I level,” said Wings Head Coach Scott Langer.
“I am honored to announce my commitment to play Division I hockey at Canisius College. I want to thank The Odde Family, all the great coaches, teammates, billets, friends and family who have helped me get to this point. #Griffs,” said Haar .
Canisius College is located in Buffalo, NY. They play NCAA Division I Hockey in the Atlantic Hockey Conference. This season they have a 8-17-5-0 overall record and a 7-12-5-0-3 Conference Record.