Wenatchee, Wash. – The Wenatchee Wild, proud members of the British Columbia Hockey League, have announced that Jeff Makowski has committed, as the team prepares for its first season in the BCHL.
Makowski, a 19 year old left-handed shooting forward from St. Louis, Missouri, stands 6’1” and weighs 200lbs. He played last season for the St. Louis Junior Blues U18 team, scoring 13 goals and adding 19 assists in 28 games.
“Big strong kid that is very tough on the puck.” said Wenatchee Wild Head Coach/General Manager Bliss Littler. “Jeff has the ability to come into the BCHL and have an impact immediately.”
“As this is my first year of junior hockey,” said Makowski, “I could not be more excited to experience it here in Wenatchee. I got a taste of how talented the coaches and players are and got a feel for the support from the community during the tryout camp this past July. I’m excited to play in this passionate hockey town and for the season to start.”
The Wenatchee Wild opens the BCHL regular season with a pair of games at the Prince George Spruce Kings on September 11th and 12th. The home opener will be on October 10th against the Coquitlam Express. Season tickets for all 28 home games are available at the Wild office in the Town Toyota Center, or by calling 509-888-7825.
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