Excitement is buzzing in the world of Tier 1 Hockey Federation as Biggby Coffee AAA Hockey’s standout forward, Riley Fast, recently inked a tender agreement with the North American Hockey League (NAHL)’s Maryland Black Bears. Hailing from East Lansing, Michigan, Fast has been making waves with his remarkable performance on the ice.
Fast’s impressive season with Biggby’s 18U AAA team has undoubtedly played a pivotal role in securing this opportunity. In 34 games this season, he showcased his prowess by amassing an impressive 30 points. His ability to contribute both offensively and defensively caught the attention of scouts, leading to this significant milestone in his hockey journey.
Biggby Coffee AAA Hockey’s 18U Head Coach, Brian Sherry, had high praise for Fast, describing him as a “strong two-way center-man who possesses a scoring touch and a physical presence on the ice.” Sherry went on to emphasize Fast’s character, noting that the young forward has not only displayed excellence in his gameplay but also embodies qualities that contribute positively to the team dynamic.
Coach Sherry expressed his confidence in Fast’s future, stating, “Riley has great things coming his way in his hockey career.” This endorsement speaks volumes about Fast’s potential impact as he takes the next step in his hockey journey with the Maryland Black Bears in the competitive environment of the NAHL.
The NAHL is renowned for its role in developing top-tier talent, and Fast’s signing with the Maryland Black Bears opens a new chapter in his pursuit of excellence. As he prepares to transition to the next level of competition, fans and supporters eagerly anticipate witnessing the continued growth and success of this promising young player.
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