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Ice Brothers Commit to Quinnipiac University

Tuesday January 15, 2013

Indiana Ice forwards Bo Pieper and Canon Pieper. (photos by Whiteshark Photography)

The Indiana Ice announced that forwards Bo Pieper and Canon Pieper have committed to Quinnipiac University and the brothers will begin their collegiate careers in the fall of 2014.

Canon, 19, has played in all 37 games for the Ice this season and produced 13 points (5g, 8a).  Bo, 18, has collected 10 points (2g, 8a) while appearing in 36 games this season.  It is the second year in the USHL for the natives of Roseville, Minnesota after spending the 2011-12 as teammates with the Chicago Steel.

The Piepers join Ice teammate Joe Fiala who is also committed to Quinnipiac University.  They will be the second set of brothers on the team who once played for the Indiana Ice as defensemen Alex Barron (2010-12) and Loren Barron (2008-09) are currently on the roster at the school.  Three other current USHL players are also committed to Quinnipiac; Peter Quenneville (Dubuque Fighting Saints), Connor Clifton (Team USA), and Sam Anas (Youngstown Phantoms).

Quinnipiac University is a member of the ECAC and has eight USHL alumni on the roster this season; Ben Arnt (Omaha Lancers), Loren Barron (Indiana Ice), Alex Barron (Waterloo/Indiana), Mike Dalhuisen (Lincoln/Chicago), Eric Hartzell (Sioux Falls Stampede), Cory Hibbeler (Lincoln Stars), Soren Jonzzon (Youngstown/Tri-City), and Jordan Samuels-Thomas (Waterloo Black Hawks).

USHL stats – Canon Pieper

USHL stats – Bo Pieper

 

Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, the USHL celebrates its 11th season as the nation's only Tier I junior hockey league in 2012-13.  With 20 NHL Draft picks on team rosters and over 230 players already committed to NCAA Division I schools this season, the USHL has emerged as the world’s foremost producer of junior hockey talent.  For more information, visit us on the web at www.USHL.com or visit the League’s social media platforms, including Facebook (www.facebook.com/ushlhockey), twitter (www.twitter.com/ushl), and YouTube (www.youtube.com/ushlinteractive).  Fans can also watch USHL action all season long, live or on-demand via FASTHockey (ushl.fasthockey.com).

It’s not just hockey. It’s the USHL.

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