The Cowichan Capitals are excited to announce the commitment of it own #8 Simon Chen to the University of Alabama Huntsville Chargers line up.
“I am extremely appreciative for all the teammates I have had at Cowichan and for the coaching staffs and their endless support throughout the two years I’ve spent at Cowichan. I feel greatly honored to be receiving this opportunity to play college hockey at the University of Alabama Huntsville.” Comments Simon (from Beijing).
“This is great news and a great moment for Simon and our family. After hard work and a “never give up” attitude, Simon made it happened. This is just the first goal of many to come. I believe Simon will reach his dream to play at the 2022 Olympic Games in Beijing on China’s National Team. Thank you to all of the people who have supported Simon over the years on the Capitals and in the Cowichan Valley.” Comments, Ray Zhang (Capitals Owner and Simon’s Father).
“We are very happy to have Simon Chen commit to a D1 scholarship at the University of Alabama Huntsville. This has been a goal for Simon and he has worked very hard to accomplish this. Simon worked hard both on and off the ice to improve his game. Simon is a very smart kid and excellent student. This past season he was able to play in all situations and gain valuable experience. Simon is a team player and we wish him all the best with his collegiate academics and athletics.” Comments, Capitals Coach, Brian Passmore