7/31/2012 10:08:00 PM Forward Nehring signs with Sundogs
Special to the Courier
The Arizona Sundogs announced Tuesday the signing of Chad Nehring for the upcoming 2012-13 season.
Nehring is a 25-year-old, 5-foot, 11-inch forward who hails from Springside, Saskatchewan.
Nehring began his professional career with the ECHL's Idaho Steelheads, where he played in 64 games and tallied 35 points (18 goals, 17 assists). Prior to signing in Idaho, Nehring played for four seasons in the NCAA with Lake Superior State University. During his time in the NCAA, he scored 30 goals and tallied 23 assists, totaling 53 points in 147 games.
Nehring spent three junior years from 2004-07 playing in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League (SJHL) for the Yorkton Terriers. He tallied 129 points (59 goals, 70 assists in 151 games.
Nehring is no stranger to the high pressure associated with playoff games, having played in 10 postseason games last season in the ECHL. He also contributed to the Yorkton Terriers SJHL League Championships in 2005 and 2006. Additionally, Nehring won a gold medal in The World Junior "A" Challenge, for Team Canada West, an international event featuring the best 20-and-under players in Junior A hockey in Canada, as well as national teams from across Europe.