SIOUX CITY, IA | Sioux City Musketeers returning forward Eeli Tolvanen signs commitment to Boston College.
Eeli Tolvanen is a native of Nummela, Finland standing at an even 6 feet and 181 pounds. Tolvanen has earned 38 points in 49 games, with 17 goals and 21 assists during the 2015-16 season. Sioux City Musketeers had signed Eeli to a tender contract last season, utilizing their 2015 Phase I Draft 1st round pick.
“We are excited for Eeli, he picked a great college and we are excited to have him back in Sioux City for another season,” said Coach Varady. “Boston College has a long tradition of recruiting great players and producing NHL ready talent.”
During the World U17 Hockey Challenge, Eeli skated for team Finland. He compiled 10 points during the 5 contests, scoring 9 goals and 1 assist. He also got the call to help lead team Finland to a gold medal during the IIHF U18 World Championship. Eeli tallied 9 points, scoring 7 goals and 2 assist during 7 games. Eeli earned a spot on the USHL All-Rookie first team roster and is eligible for the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.
Sioux City Musketeers are entering the 45th season in the United States Hockey League (USHL). Season Tickets are now on sale and you can contact the Musketeers office at 712-252-2116 or email Info@musketeershockey.com