Aspen Junior Hockey alum Daniel Doremus signs NHL deal
The Aspen Times
There he is.
Right there on the roster for the Worcester Sharks of the American Hockey League.
There he is: No. 38. A right winger with a righty shot. 6-0. 200 pounds.
Hometown: Aspen, Colorado.
He is Daniel Doremus, professional hockey player.
Doremus, a product of the Aspen Junior Hockey program, wrapped up his college career and recently signed a National Hockey League contract with the San Jose Sharks.
He was designated to the American Hockey League afficiate in Worcester, Massachusetts — the Worcester Sharks.
The team is in the heart of a playoff race in the Eastern Conference as the final games of the season unfold next week.
Doremus is the son of Jeanne and Andrew Doremus of Aspen.
He played with Aspen Junior Hockey through his junior season in high school, except for one season in Switzerland.
He was an all-state player for the Skiers before leaving for AAA midget hockey in Denver for his senior year.
Doremus return to Aspen to finish high school and graduate as an Aspen Skier, Class of 2010.
He played a season with the USHL Sioux Falls Stampede before joining the University of Denver program in 2011.
In 2013-14, Doremus received academic all-conference recognition with a GPA above 3.0.
He also helped the Denver Pioneers to the inaugural NCHC championship and a berth in the NCAA tournament.
Doremus was named the MVP of the conference tournament.
He also served as an alternate captain for the DU team that reached the NCAA quarterfinals with a 24-14-2 overall record.
He finished the college season with 34 points (11 goals, 23 assists).
In four years as a Pioneer, Doremus totaled 90 points (36 goals, 54 assists).
His hockey career started at the Aspen Ice Garden in downtown Aspen.
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