Colonial Hockey Foundation

RMU and the NHL

Many RMU alums have garnered NHL attention following their collegiate playing careers.

Emilie Harley Buffalo Beauts

Colonials Who Have Attended NHL Training Camps:

  • Dave Cowan: Toronto Maple Leafs
  • Brandon Denham: Winnipeg Jets
  • Reid Edmondson: Washington Capitals
  • Brady Ferguson: Toronto Maple Leafs
  • Eric Levine: Chicago Blackhawks & Nashville Predators
  • Nathan Longpre: Vancouver Canucks
  • Zac Lynch: Florida Panthers
  • Francis Marotte: Seattle Kraken
  • Denny Urban: Toronto Maple Leafs & Florida Panthers
  • Tyson Wilson: Winnipeg Jets
    RMU Maggie Lague
    RMU Maggie Lague

    Colonials Who Have Attended Development Camps/Rookie Tournaments:

    • Andrew Blazek: Pittsburgh Penguins & Florida Panthers
    • Adam Brace: Carolina Hurricanes & Minnesota Wild
    • Dave Cowan: Toronto Maple Leafs
    • Cody Critchon: Atlanta Thrashers
    • Brandon Denham: Calgary Flames, Winnipeg Jets, Pittsburgh Penguins
    • Reid Edmonson: Washington Capitals
    • Brady Ferguson: Pittsburgh Penguins & Toronto Maple Leafs
    • David Friedmann: New Jersey Devils & Los Angeles Kings
    • Matt Krug: Washington Capitals & Atlanta Thrashers
    • Daniel Leavens: Winnipeg Jets
    • Eric Levine: New York Rangers
    • Nathan Longpre: Pittsburgh Penguins & Vancouver Canucks
    • Zac Lynch: Florida Panthers
    • Francis Marotte: Vancouver Canucks & Washington Capitals
    • Brooks Ostergard: Washington Capitals
    • Alex Tonge: Winnipeg Jets
    • Denny Urban: Pittsburgh Penguins & Florida Panthers
    • Tyson Wilson: Washington Capitals & Winnipeg Jets
    • Cody Wydo: New Jersey Devils
    RMU Maggie Lague
    RMU Maggie Lague

    Colonials Who Have Become NHL Referees:



    Both attended the NHL Officials Exposure Combine after their time at RMU and got into officiating. They made their way through the ranks in College, ECHL and AHL as officials. 

    Furman and Blandon reffed the Penguins – Canucks game together at PPG paints arena on 11/24/2021.