Trio of Blues Commit to Niagara University D1

The Collingwood Blues Junior A Hockey Club is proud to announce Division 1 commitments for #46 Jack Rimmer, #18 Spencer Young & #19 Cam Eke.

Jack Rimmer  a new addition this year who has fit in seamlessly with the Blues this season will be joining the Purple Eagles for the 2026-27 season.                                      “Even though my time in Collingwood has been short, the habits and details the coaches and staff are instilling have really elevated my game. Playing with this amazing group of guys has made me a better player. Collingwood has given me every opportunity to succeed. Their core values are something I truly believe in, very similar to the ones that Niagara University in-still. I am looking forward to go far with this team and further my career in Niagara.

Spencer Young, a twenty year old forward and assistant captain will be joining the Purple Eagles next season for 2024-25 following over three years and more than one hundred games with The Blues in the OJHL.                                                                                                                                                                                                                            “I’ve had the privilege to play 3 unbelievable years in Collingwood with the Blues. My time in Collingwood has been beneficial to my development as a player and person, and has undoubtedly helped me earn this exciting opportunity. I’d like to thank the entire blues organization, management, coaching staff, and fans for their support day in and day out. Most importantly, all the teammates I’ve had throughout my 3 years here have pushed me to be better and made it truly enjoyable to show up to the rink everyday.”

Cam Eke, an eighteen year old defenceman in his second year with the Blues will be joining the Purple Eagles for the 2026-27 season.                                                                  “I’m very proud to have committed to Niagara University, a school that is very close to home and checks all the boxes for me personally.  I’m very excited and can’t wait to get started at Niagara but in the meantime very focused on this season in Collingwood as I feel our team has the tools it takes to make another run for a championship. My time in Collingwood so far has been top notch and the entire blues staff has helped me tremendously in my development so far and I thank them for all they’ve done throughout my time here so far.

The Niagara Purple Eagles play in the The Atlantic Hockey Association (AHA) of the NCAA Division 1.Their home arena is Dwyer Arena and their biggest rival is the Canisius Golden Griffins. Canisius plays their game from the LECOM Harborcenter in Buffalo, also home to the Buffalo Jr Sabres of the OJHL.