DALLAS, TX., May 13, 2020 —During the current and unforeseen cancellation of the 2019-20 season, the players in the NA3HL saw their seasons cut prematurely short. In some cases, players saw their junior hockey careers come to an end as well. However, the NA3HL got together a decided to highlight some of those players, who were born in 1999 and were in their final season of playing junior hockey.
As a result, we present a new series entitled: 50 players, 50 days
50 players in 50 days will select 50 players from each of the 34 NA3HL teams this past season that were born in 1999, who are currently uncommitted, and deserve some recognition during their time spent playing and developing in the NA3HL. Over the course of the next 50 days, we will take time out to look at their accomplishments, review their season, and provide some background on their NA3HL careers. Players will be initially highlighted in alphabetical order by team. Enjoy!
Brody Boyce, Forward, Great Falls Americans
In his second and final NA3HL season, Great Falls Americans forward Brody Boyce, 20, posted his strongest numbers to date in 2019-20, ranking third in team scoring and helping the Americans contend for the Frontier title for much of the regular season.
The 5-foot-11, 200-pound forward entered the league in 2018-19 with the Coulee Region Chill, recording two goals and an assist before joining Great Falls for 23 games. With the Americans, Boyce began to hit his stride, finding the scoresheet more often with 4g-10a–14pts in that span.
This season saw Boyce in his element, as he stood out as one of the Americans’ top forwards with 19 goals, 22 assists for 41 points in 47 games. He was on track for a stellar run in the playoffs as well, with 2g-4a–6pts in three games before the stoppage. Boyce concludes his NA3HL career with 25 goals, 33 assists and 58 points in 79 games.
A native of Colorado Springs, CO, Boyce climbed the Ladder of Development from the NAPHL. After a season with Air Academy High in 2014-15, Boyce joined the Pikes Peak Miners for 23 NAPHL games in 2015-16. After a second season with Pikes Peak in 2016-17, during which Boyce recorded 22 points in 39 RMJHL games, he joined the Colorado Springs Tigers and the NAPHL once more, posting four points in 17 games.
Story Courtesy: North American 3 Hockey League (NA3HL): NA3HL: 50 Players, 50 Days: Brody Boyce (May 13, 2020)