Goaltender Brett Bothwell has signed a national letter of intent to attend Wayne State this fall.
The 5-foot-10, 170-pound Bothwell led the Yorkton Terriers to the championship game of the 2006 Royal Bank Cup with a 13-3 playoff mark, a 2.37 goals-against average and a .907 save percentage.
During the regular season in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League, the Red Deer, Alta., native compiled a 27-10-3 (2-OTL) record with a 2.42 GAA and a .919 save percentage. He made 1,158 saves for an average of 27.44 saves per 60 minutes. His 27 victories tied for second in the SJHL while both his GAA and minutes played were third in the league. Bothwell also recorded two shutouts in his 43 games played.
In 12 games the previous season with the Terriers, he had a 3-4-3 record with a 2.37 GAA, a .912 save percentage and one shutout.
He received the team's Most Popular Player award following the 2005-06 campaign and Bothwell also participated for Team West in the first-ever CJAHL Prospects Game held this past December.
Bothwell, who turns 20 on July 23, plans to major in business at WSU.