The Alberni Valley Bulldogs have acquired 03 goaltender Hobie Hedquist from the USHL’s Dubuque Fighting Saints in exchange for future considerations.
The 6’3″, 185 pound native of Heron Lake Minnesota is committed to play NCAA hockey with the University of North Dakota Fighting Hawks.
Hedquist appeared in 21 games last season for Dubuque.
Bulldogs head coach and general manager Joe Martin feels that Hedquist is possesses the tools to help the Bulldogs. “The acquisition of Hobie is tremendous for our group. We think he’s positioned to have a breakout year and we’re excited that he chose to be a Bulldog.”
Hobie shared the enthusiasm about becoming a Bulldogs this year. “I’m excited for the opportunity to live in Port Alberni and join the Bulldogs. I can’t wait to get up there for the season and get started.”
Hedquist and the rest of his new teammates open the BCHL’s 60th season in October. Bulldogs season memberships will go on sale in August for just $299.00 for adults. Youth 18 & under are no-charge when accompanied by an adult compliments of the San Group.