Gottschalk commits to Wilfrid Laurier University

June 9, 2019

11:25 PM EDT

The North York Rangers are pleased to announced that Grayden Gottschalk has committed to Wilfrid Laurier University. The former captain will play for the the Golden Hawks hockey team this upcoming fall in U SPORTS.

The 6-4 forward enjoyed his best campaign in his third season with the Rangers. He recorded a team-high 25 goals and 46 points, which sat second on the team in 52 regular season games. This marks the 10th committed Ranger on the roster to continue his playing career, while working toward for a degree.
Other then the statistically side of the game, Grayden also led in the locker room being named captain of the North York. He believes Laurier is the best fit for him to continue to grow on and off the ice.
The 21-year-old spent three of the last four years with North York, compiling 62 goals and 66 assists for 128 points in 152 games. He spent an entire season in between (2016-2017) on the Oshawa Generals of the Ontario Hockey League.
Prior to starting his Rangers journey, the Thornhill, Ont., native dominated AAA. He posted 35 goals and 37 assists for 72 points in 68 games with the Richmond Hill Coyotes AAA of the ETAHL.