March 20, 2020
NAVAN, ON – The Navan Grads of the Central Canada Hockey League (CCHL) are proud to announce that co-captain Jackson Arcan has committed to play NCAA Division III hockey for Oswego State University in the SUNYAC.
Arcan, 20 recently completed his final season of junior hockey in the CCHL. The 6’02/200lbs. native of Thornton, Ontario, appeared in 56 games with the Grads this season, leading the team in both goals and points with a career high 68 points (33 goals, 35 assists).
In two seasons with the Grads, Arcan played in played in 118 career CCHL games and recorded 58 goals, 62 assists and 120 points. Prior to arriving in Navan, Arcan played two seasons with the Wellington Dukes in the Ontario Junior Hockey League, registering 26 goals, 40 assists and 66 points in 87 games played.
General Manager and Head Coach Marty Abrams said, “This is a very special NCAA commitment for Ryan Woodward and I. Over the last few years, we have watched Jackson turn into an elite Junior A player. He was instrumental in the progress our program has displayed over the past two seasons in the CCHL. I am confident that Jackson will continue to develop at the next level with a premier NCAA program like Oswego. Everyone connected with the Grads organization is proud of Jackson and look forward to watching him in a Laker uniform.
Oswego State Lakers assistant coach Jon Whitelaw is thrilled to have Arcan joining the Lakers, “We are excited that Jackson has chosen to be a part of our program and family. We have followed Jackson throughout his junior career and have watched him be a consistent producer all five years. Jackson has elite hockey sense and compete level that has allowed him to be one of the top players in the CCHL over the past two seasons. Coach’s Abrams and Woodward have done a great job preparing and developing Jackson into a strong leader, ready for college hockey. We welcome Jackson and his family to Oswego and look forward to seeing him in green and gold come this fall.”
Arcan is the seventh player from the Navan Grads roster who has committed to play NCAA hockey during the 2019-2020 season.