Magicians duo of Karl and Simon Falk make NCAA DI commitments
The Minnesota Magicians of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) are pleased to announce that defenseman Karl Falk and forward Simon Falk have both committed to play NCAA Division I hockey for the University of Alaska-Fairbanks.
The twin brothers from Varmdo, Sweden, are both in their first year of the playing in the NAHL.
Karl Falk, 21, is currently leading the Magicians in scoring for defensemen with 22 points (4 goals, 18 assists) in 32 games played. The 6’3/200 lbs. blueliner scored his first career NAHL goal in his first career NAHL game back on January 14th.
“Karl has been great for us in all situations this year. He’s a strong kid who skates well and works extremely hard. We are excited to see him become an impact player at Alaska,” said Magicians head coach Stu Bickel.
Simon Falk, 21, is having a solid first season in the NAHL and has been of the Magicians key contributors offensive. Falk (6’3/195) has recorded 29 points (14 goals, 15 assists) in 32 games played so far this season.
“Simon has shown impressive offensive ability and his defensive game has really grown this season. He plays a big-man’s game and he’s taken strides to become our most effective forechecker. Like his brother, he handles himself like a pro and will continue to improve. We are all very happy for him,” said Bickel.
Prior to playing in the NAHL, both Karl and Simon Falk played junior and youth hockey in Sweden for Vasteras HK.