Josh Chamberlain Commits to New England College

by Eric Rodgers

The Oklahoma City Jr Blazers and Head Coach Gary Gill are proud to announce the commitment of forward Josh Chamberlain to the New England College Pilgrims. NEC is a NCAA Division-III school, located in Henniker, New Hampshire.

The Pilgrims play in the New England Hockey Conference, as one of eight schools in the conference. Under the guidance of head coach Tom Carroll, the Pilgrims finished 5th in the conference with a 12-12-2 overall record. Chamberlain joins defenseman Connor Dunn as the second OKC commitment to New England College.

"I'm very excited to be furthering my hockey career and education with New England College. I'd like to thank Coach Gill and the rest of the coaching staff for helping me reach my goal of playing college hockey. I'd also like to thank the Oklahoma City Blazers organization and fans for the incredible support throughout my season." - Josh Chamberlain

The 6-foot-5, 200-pound Chamberlain completed last season second in points for the Blazers, scoring 39 goals and 73 assists for a total of 112 points in 49 regular season games. Chamberlain added a goal and five assists in the playoffs.

"We are so excited that Josh is continuing his hockey career at New England College. Josh is a very talented hockey player with a lot of passion for the game. We were very fortunate to have Josh here with the Blazers. Josh will not only be a great hockey player for NEC, he will also be a great locker room guy as well.  We would like to wish him the very best at NEC." - Head Coach Gary Gill

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