THUNDERBIRDS SIGN NAX NETMINDER
The Seattle Thunderbirds have signed Northern Alberta Xtreme (NAX) netminder Spencer Michnik to a Western Hockey League (WHL) Standard Player Agreement.
Michnik joined NAX for the 2020/21 Canadian Sport School Hockey League (CSSHL) U15 Prep season, playing two games and posting a 1.50 Goals Against Average (GAA) and .953 Save Percentage (SV%). The Sylvan Lake, AB netminder would follow that up by leading the U16 Prep division with a 1.58 GAA while capturing the CSSHL U16 Prep Top Goaltender Award and CSSHL League Championship.
This season Michnik will return to NAX and play for their U18 Prep team.
The Thunderbirds selected Michnik in the fifth round, 96th overall at the 2021 WHL Draft.