Former Vernon Vipers forward Braeden Russell has signed with
Brown University for next season. The Vipers traded Russell to Powell River on July 8th 2013 for future considerations. The Kings then turned around and shipped Russell to the OJHL Kinston Voyageur on July 8th 2013. On August 7th 2013 the Voyageur traded Russell to Surrey. Russell come to Vernon during the off season after playing the two previous seasons with the Oakville Blades. In 25 games last year in Vernon Russell collected (2-5-7). In 16 games with the Eagles this season Russell has (3-6-9).
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Eagles forward Russell signs with Brown University
Sunday, October 20, 2013 - Submitted by BCHL Media
Surrey Eagles forward Braeden Russell has secured his NCAA future at Ivy League Brown University for next season.
The 20-year-old native of Oakville, Ont. is averaging a point per game for the Eagles and sits fourth in team scoring.
Russell is the fourth BCHLer to commit to Brown this season along with teammate Philippe Johnansson, West Kelowna Warriors defenceman Ben Tegtmeyer and Nanaimo Clippers defenceman Josh McArdle.
Brown University is located in Providence, Rhode Island and the Bears hockey program competes in the NCAA Div. I Eastern Collegiate Hockey Conference (ECAC).
Former BCHL players currently on the roster include Coquitlam Express grads Massimo Lamacchia and Zach Pryzbek, Langley Chiefs grad Dennis Robertson, Nanaimo Clippers grad Kyle Kramer and Merritt Centennials grads Brandon Pfeil and Tyler Steel.