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GCU Men’s Hockey Adds Talent, Depth with 2021-22 Recruiting Class

GCU Hockey
September 3, 2021

Roy senses immediate roster improvement with 12 new recruits

“This is the strongest recruiting class we’ve had in the six-year history of our program.”

After gradually building the program from the ground up over the past five years, Lopes’ Head Coach Daniel Roy begins Year 6 of Grand Canyon University Men’s Ice Hockey has added impressive offensive and defensive talent to their roster for the 2021-22 season with 12 new additions to the squad. The class includes six forwards, three defenders, one center, one left wing and a two-way player in Corey Miscovich.

“The boost to our defensive core will help us play a better transition game and ultimately spend less time in our defensive zones,” said Roy. “Offensively, we’ve added several elements, including many scoring threats.”

Here’s the full 2021-22 Lopes’ recruiting class:

NAME POS Hometown NOTES/2020-21 STATS
Blake Billings F Sheridan, WY played 38 games for Sheridan Hawks; scored 37 goals, 42 assists
Jacob Cummings F Anchorage, AK played 39 games for Sheridan Hawks; scored 39 goals, 73 assists
Dylan Dent D Rockford, IL played 23 games for Oregon Tradesmen, 7 games for Northeast Generals
Kolby Donovan LW Loveland, CO played 31 games for Danbury Jr. Hat Tricks; scored 6 goals, 21 assists
Cole Golden F Phoenix, AZ played 30 total games for Corpus Christi IceRays, Revelstoke Grizzlies, and Charlotte Rush; scored 8 goals, 6 assists
Braden Husby F Sioux Falls, SD played 4 total games for Minnesota Mullets and Las Vegas Thunderbirds
Michael Lewis C Fort Collins, CO played 45 games for Northern Colorado Eagles; scored 7 goals, 22 assists
Corey Miscovich F/D Fairbanks, AK played 39 games for Helena Big Horns; scored 10 goals, 7 assists
Nate Mohr F Sioux Falls, SD played 40 games for Las Vegas Thunderbirds; scored 32 goals, 39 assists
Brian Potvin D Plymouth, MS played 2 games for Seahawks’ Hockey team, 13 games for Bridgewater Bandits
Josh Smith D Airdrie, ALB, Canada played 36 games for Northumberland Stars
Aaron Stone F Chandler, AZ played 32 games for Helena Big Horns

“We are very excited for what we have been able to accomplish with recruiting this summer,” said Roy. “We can’t wait to see these guys in a GCU uniform, helping us get to a conference championship and the American Collegiate Hockey Association D1 National Tournament.”

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