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Corey Cunningham Commits to Merrimack College

PHOTO – Vicki Brown

PRINCE GEORGE BC – The Spruce Kings are excited to announce that forward and Prince George product Corey Cunningham (’01) has committed to play NCAA Division 1 Hockey at Merrimack College in North Andover, MA.

 

“I am very happy for Corey and his family for many reasons. He is a local Prince George kid, he comes from a great family, and he is going into his fourth year as a Spruce King,” says GM Mike Hawes. “Corey understood the process as a young player. He was patient, absorbed as much as he could, and he learned from our coaches and the very good players he was surrounded by. Now he is a veteran leader on our team and is very deserving of this opportunity.”

 

Cunningham is coming off his best season as a Spruce King. The 19-year-old tallied a team leading 26 goals and finished with 44 points on the 2019-20 campaign. In his 3 year tenure this far in Spruce Kings colours, Cunningham has a career 36 goals and 26 assists in 140 BCHL games played.

PHOTO – Garrett James

The PG product was also a member of the 2018-2019 championship team and was a big contributor to the team’s success. Cunningham finished with 5 goals and 5 assists in 17 playoff games.

PHOTO – Vicki Brown

“We are so excited and proud of Corey,” says Head Coach Alex Evin. He has improved as a player and as a person each of his past three seasons as a Spruce King. It is very rewarding to see our players reach their goals of playing college hockey and getting an opportunity to further their education. We look forward to helping Corey get ready for Merrimack in the future.”

 

Cunningham’s old teammate Ben Brar is also a member of the Merrimack Warriors. Brar finished his freshman year with 5 goals and 5 assists in 32 games played.

PHOTO – Chuck Chin

For any further questions, you can contact the Spruce Kings office at 250-564-1747.