Stampede Goaltender Commits To St Cloud State University

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Stampede Goaltender Commits to St. Cloud State University June 8, 2012 7:59 AM

The Sioux Falls Stampede announced that goaltender Charlie Lindgren has committed to play collegiate hockey at St. Cloud State University following his USHL career.

Lindgren posted a 9-19-3 record and 3.33 goals-against-average in 33 appearances during his first USHL season with the Stampede. His .907 save percentage tied for eighth among all League goaltenders. The Lakeville, Minnesota native earned his first USHL victory in just his second start when he made 38 saves in the 3-2 win against the Tri-City Storm on November 5th, 2011. Four times this season, he made 40-or-more saves, including stopping 48 shots twice.

Six other player who finished the 2011-12 season in the USHL are committed to play hockey at St. Cloud State University, including Ethan Prow (Des Moines Buccaneers), Jonny Brodzinski (Fargo Force), Ville Jarvelainen (Green Bay Gamblers), Markus Lauridsen (Green Bay Gamblers), Jimmy Murray (Omaha Lancers), and Ryan Papa (Waterloo Black Hawks).

St. Cloud State University is a member of the WCHA and had 14 USHL alumni on the Huskies roster this season; Joe Rehkamp (Waterloo Black Hawks), Nic Dowd (Indiana Ice), Jared Festler (Lincoln Stars), Kevin Gravel (Sioux City Musketeers), Nick Jensen (Green Bay Gamblers), Taylor Johnson (Green Bay Gamblers), Drew LeBlanc (Chicago Steel), Mike Lee (Fargo Force), Travis Novak (Omaha Lancers), Sam Zabkowicz (Sioux Falls Stampede), Jarrod Rabey (Indiana Ice), Brooks Bertsch (Dubuque Fighting Saints), Nick Oliver (Fargo Force), and Andrew Prochno (Sioux Falls/Waterloo).

In addition, Huskies head coach Bob Motzko both played and coached in the USHL. He was a forward in the League for two seasons – Waterloo Black Hawks (1979-80) and Dubuque Fighting Saints (1980-81) – and had two coaching stints in the USHL – North Iowa Huskies (1986-91) and Sioux Falls Stampede (1999-2001).

USHL stats – Charlie Lindgren

Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, the USHL celebrates its 10th season as the nation’s only Tier I junior hockey league in 2011-12. With 28 picks during the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, 13 NHL draftees on its rosters this season, and over 250 players already committed to NCAA Division I schools this season, the USHL is emerging as the world’s foremost producer of junior hockey talent. For more information, visit us on the web at or visit the League’s multiple social media platforms, including Facebook (, twitter (, and YouTube ( Fans can also watch USHL action online all season long, live or on-demand via FASTHockey (

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