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By Carter Brooks

Photo courtesy of the Brandon Wheat Kings

Logan Thompson - former netminder of the Western Hockey League's Brandon Wheat Kings - has committed to play for Brock University in the 2018-19 school year. 

Thompson spent the past three seasons serving as the last line of defence in Brandon for the Wheat Kings. The now 21-year-old Calgary, AB. product honed his craft in the Alberta Junior Hockey League before transitioning over the WHL play. 

The 6-foot-2, 175-pound goalie put up a 63-41-4 record with the Wheaties from the 2014-15 season until his final junior hockey season in 2017-18. Thompson was counted upon more and more as his career progressed, playing in just four games in 2014-15, 23 in 2015-16, 40 in 2016-17 and then ultimately ending his career in playing 55 of his team's 72 contests. 

Thompson finished off his overage WHL season with 29 victories, three shutouts, a .908 save percentage and a 3.41 goals against average. He was also voted in as a WHL Second Team All-Star. 

The Calgary native will move to St. Catharines and join the Brock University Badgers in the 2018-19 season, battling alongside Surrey's Mario Cavaliere in the crease. Brock finished the 2017-18 season with a 14-9-5 record in the West Division of the Ontario University Athletics Association. 

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Carter Brooks
Author: Carter Brooks
Carter Brooks - Associate Editor of Game On Magazine - is a news writer and sports columnist situated in Winnipeg, MB. On top of reading and writing, coaching hockey is his favourite pastime. Carter can be reached at carterbrooks1994@gmail.com
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