Saturday, March 3, 2007

Cats nab former OSU goaltender

The North American Hockey League announced Thursday that former Ohio State Buckeye netminder Ian Keserich has committed to play for Northern Michigan next season. Keserich spent two seasons in Columbus (04-05, 05-06) backing up David Caruso but left OSU prior to this season to return to play in the United States Hockey League.

Keserich appeared in 10 games for the Buckeyes in two season, turning in a goals against average of 2.54 and a .905 save percentage.

This season with the Tri-City Storm of the USHL, Keserich ranks fifth among goaltenders with a .903 save percentage and 2.55 GAA. Prior to playing two years at OSU, spent two seasons with the NAHL's Cleveland Barrons.

Keserich is a 2004 seventh-round draft choice of the Colorado Avalanche. He was taken 215 overall.

You can read more about him at Hockey's Future or check out his former OSU bio.

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