The Lone Star Brahmas took part in the 2014 NAHL Entry Draft Tuesday afternoon selecting nine players through eleven rounds. Prior to the draft, the Brahmas made a pair of late tender signings. A tender is a like a contract which a player signs announcing his commitment to an NAHL team. Once a player signs a tender his playing rights belong to the team he signed with and he may not be recruited by any other NAHL team.
First was Pat Egan a 19 year old from Rochester, NY. Egan is a 5’ 10”, 175 pound forward with a scorer’s touch. Playing for the Buffalo Jr Sabres in the Ontario Junior Hockey League Pat has logged 130 points over the past two seasons. He finished the 2013/14 season as the third leading scorer in the league after potting 31 goals in 51 games and was named a 2nd Team All-Star. Egan was a teammate of Brahmas forward Michael Crowley with the Jr Sabres.
Brahmas Head Coach Dan Wildfong has big plans for Egan this coming season. “We are certainly pleased to add a player of Pat’s skill level to our organization,” said Wildfong. “He will be a large part of our offensive attack next season.”
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The Brahmas also inked a big, powerful defenseman in Hayden Hanson. Hanson, who calls Chagrin Falls, OH home, played for the Kemptville 73’s of the Central Canada Hockey League last season. Hanson stands 6’ 2” tall and tips the scales at 210 pounds. In two seasons with Kemptville, Hanson has played in 114 games and registered 34 points to go along with 124 PIMs.
“Hayden is a big strong defenseman who will play a lot of minutes and contribute on special teams as well,” said Coach Wildfong. Hanson will join former Kemptville teammate Quinn Carroll with the Brahmas. Lone Star selected Carroll in the fourth round of the draft with the #85 overall pick.