Aberdeen Wings proud members of the North American Hockey League are proud to announce that Forward Nathan Burke has announced his commitment to Division I St. Cloud State University of the NCHC. A native of Scottsdale, AZ Burke is a 1998 Birth year, 6’1 180lb Left handed forward. Nathan is in his first year with the Wings. He is the current team leader in points with 45 (23 goals, 22 assists) in 46 games played this season. Burke will also be heading to Plymouth Michigan next week to participate in the NAHL Top Prospect Tournament as a member of the NAHL Selects Red Team.
St. Cloud State is a member of the National Collegiate Hockey Conference NCHC. The Huskies were named the #1 team in division I college hockey as of 2/19/18 by USCHO.com. They are currently 20-6-4 on the season with a 14-4-2 conference record. Head coach Bob Motzko is currently in his 13th season with St. Cloud. He has helped guide the huskies to 7 NCAA DI tournament appearances, 2013 Frozen Four. Motzko also lead Team USA to the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship.
“Nathans decision to commit to St. Cloud will give him an opportunity to pursue his life long dream of playing college hockey and earning a degree. Nate’s aptitude and work ethic, combined with one of the best college hockey coaching staffs will create an additional opportunity of playing professional hockey in the future. It will be exciting to follow Nathans journey.” Head Coach Scott Langer
“I am extremely excited on my commitment to St. Cloud. Obviously, it is a great school that presents me with an amazing opportunity. With that being said, I would like to thank my family, coach Langer, Coach Bohn, The Odde Family, The Wings organization, and all of my teammates for pushing me and guiding me to where I am now.” Nathan Burke
Burke will join former Aberdeen Wings Kevin Fitzgerald and Will Hammer.