September 6, 2007

Birch To Cornell

According to the BCHL website, Braden Birch has committed to Cornell for 2008. Braden (6' 3", 185), is a 1989-born defenseman from Hamilton, Ontario. Braden spent last season playing with Stoney Creek (GHJHL) where he scored 10 goals, added 11 assists, and had 86 penalty minutes in 43 games. Braden was also one of the Warriors' top special teams' players, registering 8 goals on the power play. Braden is reportedly a smooth skating player with good puck skills. He is said to make good decisions, passes the puck well, and has strong offensive upside. Braden was drafted in the 3rd-round (43rd overall) by St. Michaels in the 2007 OHL's draft.

Michigan State was reporedly also inviolved in Braden's recruitment.

Welcome to the Big Red, Braden.

Photo: BCHL.

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