Maine forward Kane makes NCAA D1 commitment
March 16, 2020
The Maine Nordiques of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) are pleased to announce that Top Prospects forward Noah Kane has committed to play NCAA Division 1 hockey for Mercyhurst University in Atlantic Hockey.
Kane, 20, is in his first full season of playing junior hockey in the NAHL. The 5’11/180 lbs. native of Buffalo, New York, was named captain this season and currently leads the Nordiques in scoring with 64 points (20 goals, 44 assists) in 54 games played. Kane’s 64 points is currently tied for the NAHL lead.
Kane was also selected to and played in the 2020 NAHL Top Prospects Tournament for the East Division team, where he had one goal and one assist in two games played.
“Noah has been a leader on and off the ice all season long and his hard work has shown. Noah was our first Captain in franchise history and being related to Patrick Kane, hockey is in his blood. Noah has made tremendous progress throughout this season and his leadership and dedication have earned him the ‘C’ and he’s used that all season long to become the player and leader he is today,” said Maine head coach Nolan Howe.
Kane made his NAHL debut during the 2018-19 season with the Corpus Christi IceRays, appearing in six games.