New Mexico goaltender Laursen makes NCAA DI commitment
The New Mexico Ice Wolves of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) are proud to announce that goaltender Henrik Laursen has committed to play NCAA Division I hockey at Miami of Ohio University in Oxford, Ohio.
Laursen, 21, played in 33 games for the Ice Wolves during the 2020-21 and 2019-20 seasons with a save average of .903% with 993 total saves. The 6’3/180 lbs. goaltender and native of Bloomfield, MI and is looking forward to moving to Ohio to attend and play for Miami of Ohio University starting next hockey season.
“Playing for the Ice Wolves in NAHL’s South Division was its own reward and I’m thankful to the team and the league,” Laursen said. “I’m excited to play for the Redhawks and move back to the Midwest to be close to family and where I grew up playing. I also want to thank Coach Phil Fox, the entire coaching and arena staff, my teammates and the wonderful supporters who have all worked together through what was a challenging year.”
Ice Wolves Head Coach Phil Fox always enjoys coaching players to reach the next level of their playing career. “It’s great seeing players get rewarded when sticking to what they want and following the process on the path to success,” said Fox. “In two seasons with the team he took big steps in his game to be completely trusted to execute when it matters.”