Your Aberdeen Wings proud members of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) are pleased to announce the naming of Jack Kelly, Keenan Spillum & Jimmy O’Brien as this years Captains and Assistant Captains.
Jack Kelly will serve as team Captain. Jack is a 6’2 205lb defenseman & native of Keller, TX and is in his 2nd season with the Wings. Last season Jack played in 67 games for the Wings including 11 playoff games. earning 12 points on 2 goals and 10 assists & 99 penalty minutes.
Keenan Spillum will serve as an Assistant Captain. Keenan is a 6’3 186lb defenseman & native of Paradise Valley, AZ and is in his 2nd season with the Wings. Last season Keenan played in 68 NAHL games including 9 with the Corpus Christi IceRays and 47 regular season games with the Wings and 12 post season games. Keenan compiled 14 points, 1 goal & 13 assists in the 2017-2018 season.
Jimmy O’Brien will serve as an Assistant Captain. Jimmy is a 5’9 180lb forward from Winnetka, IL and is in his first season with the Wings. Jimmy spent last season with the Wenatchee Wild of the BCHL. Jimmy played in 59 games for the Wild including 10 playoff games, scoring 9 goals and 16 assists for a total of 25 points.
“The leadership of this team is an intricate part of continuing the strong culture here in Aberdeen, the three Captains selected without a doubt will put the team first.” – Head Coach Scott Langer
The Wings kick off the 2017-2018 regular season tomorrow night at the NAHL Showcase in Blaine, MN when they take on the Springfield Jr. Blues at 7:15pm cst. You can catch all the Wings action this year on 94.1 FM The Rock or at HubCityRadio.com or the Hub City Radio App. Watch all Wings away games at Buffalo Wings & Rings or on HockeyTV.com