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Rivermen goalie duo earns college commitments

The Langley Rivermen announced some college commitments on Saturday morning and both of their goaltenders are headed off to play college hockey. One joins the SAIT Trojans of the ACAC and the other will head to the Big Ten to join Michigan State University.

The Rivermen announced earlier on Saturday that Jonathan Mor has committed to play at Michigan State University. The 6’2″ goalie from Highland Park, Illinois was acquired at the January 10th roster deadline from the Minnesota Wilderness of the NAHL where he had played 12 games.

Mor played ten regular season games with the Rivermen where he earned a 3.56 goals-against-average and an .859 save percentage. After earning the trust of his teammates, Mor was also counted on to start three out of the four playoff games against the Coquitlam Express.

Prior to playing in the BCHL and NAHL, Mor gained some experience in the USHL as he split the 2018-19 season between the Youngstown Phantoms and the Omaha Lancers.

Braedon Fleming will also play college hockey in the future. The Langley local has committed to play for the SAIT Trojans next season after finishing his junior career as a 20-year-old.

Fleming suited up for 157 career games with the Rivermen since first appearing as an affiliate player during the 2015-16 season. earning a record of 67-65-2-0 and finished his junior hockey career with a 2.90 GAA and an .899 SV%.

Fleming joined the Rivermen full-time as a 17-year-old in 2016-17 and took over the starting goalie job as an 18-year-old in 2017-18. His 67 career wins have him sitting seventh all-time BCHL wins and his nine career shutouts are tied for fourth all-time in the league.

Langley college commitments

With Mor and Fleming committing to their schools, they join a lengthy list of players from the 2019-20 season who will also play at the college level.

Brendan Budy – University of North Dakota
Joey Musa – Dartmouth University
Kalen Szeto – Yale University
Jake Livingstone – Minnesota State University
Ryan Helliwell – University of Notre Dame
Braedon Fleming – Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
Jonathan Mor – Michigan State University