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Coach Lind said. "He elevates his teammates to a higher level of play on daily basis.”

Norwalk, Connecticut – The Connecticut Oilers Eastern Hockey League Premier (EHLP) team’s Craig Hessenius, defenseman, 97’, from Brookfield, CT has committed to NCAA III's Johnson & Wales University Wildcats (CCC - Commonwealth Coast Conference) in Providence, RI for the Fall of 2017.

This is Hessenius’s third season in the CT Oilers program. "Craig has been a model citizen from the first day he stepped into our hockey program." Head Coach Eric Lind said. "He elevates his teammates to a higher level of play on daily basis.”
We wish him the best of luck next season with the Wildcats. Congratulations to Craig and his family!

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