Kings rearguard, Jon Jutzi as secured a NCAA Div 1 scholarship.
From the Powell River Kings website:
The Kings are proud to announce that Jon Jutzi has committed to
Jutzi joined the green and gold at the beginning of the 2010-2011 season. Wearing number 24, Jon consistently improved and developed as an offensive defenseman. Jutzi proved to thrive under pressure scoring key over-time goals during the playoffs. He is vital to the Kings’ defense and is a cornerstone to the leadership on the team.
Kings' head coach and general manager Kent Lewis is proud of Jutzi saying, "Staff at
Jutzi says he chose the Minnesota State Mavericks for a number of reasons. “From the first time I talked to the coaching staff at
Jon will be pursuing a degree in Sports Management while attending
Congratulations Jon on this great achievement!
In my opinion, Minnesota State got a steal in Jutzi. The term "sleeper" is widely used by us in the media. However I truly feel this applies to the slick moving big man. I have a feeling quite a few schools will be kicking themselves next year for missing out on number 24.