On Monday, Elmira’s own Johnny Beecher made his next step official.
Beecher, a standout player since his youth hockey days in Elmira for the junior Jackals and in Syracuse, signed his national letter of intent to play college hockey at Michigan University for the Wolverines. It’s a dream come true for Beecher, who’s chased his goal of playing hockey on the biggest stage. Beecher is currently in Michigan training and attending high school bettering his game for the future.
Also a team USA junior player, Beecher competed in the AHL junior skills challenge at the league’s All-Star game in 2015 in Syracuse.
The photo of Beecher signing in this story is courtesy of Twitter. 18 Sports congratulates Johnny Beecher on the next major step of his hockey journey.