Norwalk, Connecticut – The Connecticut RoughRiders of the Eastern Hockey League (EHL) defenseman Blake Halfpenny 98’, Alternate Captain from Eagle River, AK has committed to NCAA III's Chatham University (UCHC) in Pittsburgh, PA for the Fall of 2019.
Halfpenny has spent half of his junior career with the CT RoughRiders EHL team from 2017-2019 and has been a defensive staple for the team since his arrival.
“Halfpenny is a solid two-way defenseman for us with a tremendous day-to-day work ethic. He has a high compete level and moves the puck well up the ice. He has also been leader both on and off the ice.” said Head Coach Eric Lind.
We wish him the best of luck next season with the Chatham University Cougars. Congratulations to Blake and his family!
The Connecticut RoughRiders® are based out of the SoNo Ice House in Norwalk, Connecticut. The CT RoughRiders® are members the Eastern Hockey League (EHL). The CT RoughRiders® are affiliates of the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders® - members of the United States Hockey League® (USHL) since 1999. The CT RoughRiders® number one goal is the development of our players not only on the ice but also off the ice and advancing them to the next level.