Magicians defenseman Kryska makes NCAA commitment
May 15, 2020
The Minnesota Magicians of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) are pleased to announce that Top Prospects defenseman Blake Kryska has committed to play NCAA Division III hockey for the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
Kryska, 21, just ended a lengthy and successful junior career in the NAHL.
The 6’2/203 lbs. native of Grand Blanc, Michigan, had his best career season in 2019-20 as he recorded 19 points (5 goals, 14 assists) in 47 games played this season while serving as Assistant Captain for the Magicians.
Kryska was also selected to and played in the 2020 NAHL Top Prospects Tournament for the Midwest Division team, where he had one point in two games.
“Blake is a fantastic individual. His experience in our league brought us leadership and reliability. He has worked hard to move onto play NCAA hockey and we are excited about this opportunity at UW-Eau Claire,” said Magicians head coach AJ Bucchino.
Kyrska made his NAHL debut during the 2016-17 season with the Wichita Falls Wildcats and also played for the Austin Bruins and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights during his NAHL career. In 157 career NAHL games, Kryska recorded 43 points.
Prior to playing in the NAHL, Kryska played for the Oakland Jr. Grizzlies.