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Pionk to Leave UMD To Pursue a Professional Hockey Career

Pionk to Leave UMD To Pursue a Professional Hockey Career

Eyewitness Sports
April 17, 2017 07:55 PM

The University of Minnesota Duluth men's hockey sophomore defenseman Neal Pionk confirmed on Monday evening that he will be leaving the Bulldogs to pursue a professional hockey career.

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"It will be process," Pionk said. "It will take a few days," Pionk said when asked how soon he expected to sign.

Pionk was an All-NCHC and All-College Hockey News second team pick in 2016-17 who ranked fifth among all NCAA defenseman in scoring with a career high 34 points. The Hermantown, Minn., product also tied for fourth in assists (27) and sported the sixth best plus-minus figure (+24).


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