BROOKS, AB (November 17, 2023) – Brooks Bandits centre Caelan Fitzpatrick has committed to Clarkson University, becoming the 15th player on the current roster committed to an NCAA Division I School.
Fitzpatrick, 20, is in his second season in Brooks, and is a point-per-game player through 23 games with 23 points (14G, 9A). He’s currently tied for sixth in AJHL goal-scoring, and leads the AJHL in game-winning goals with seven.
Last year, the Moose Jaw, SK product had 51 points (25G, 26A) in 53 games, helping the Bandits win the 2023 AJHL and Centennial Cup Championship. He played for Team Canada West at the 2022 World Junior A Challenge in Cornwall, ON, scoring four goals in six games.
Previously, he won an SJHL Championship with the Estevan Bruins in 2022, and has played in back-to-back Centennial Cups.
Fitzpatrick joins the following Bandits committed to NCAA Division I Schools:
- Jack Kachkowski Nebraska-Omaha
- Ethan Beyer Arizona State
- Dylan Compton Northeastern
- Logan Sawyer Providence
- Mirko Buttazzoni Clarkson
- Nathan Free Penn State
- Jordan Hughesman Merrimack
- Ewan McPherson AIC
- Hunter Wallace Merrimack
- Josh Wiebe Western Michigan
- Mathieu Taillefer Penn State
- Ty Mason Western Michigan
- Nic DeGraves Penn State
- Quinn McCall Holy Cross
Located in Potsdam, NY, the Clarkson Golden Knights play in the ECAC Hockey Conference.
The Bandits congratulate Fitzpatrick and his family on his commitment.