St. Cloud, MN – Grant Ahcan, the brother of current SCSU captain Jack Ahcan announced his commitment to the Huskies via Twitter on October 5. Ahcan announced “excited to announce my commitment to play college hockey at St. Cloud State university! Couldn’t have done it without the support of my family, friends, and coaches. Can’t wait to be a Husky.” Ahcan, an ’02 birth date is a 5’9″ 150 pound forward who will be a senior at Burnsville, MN High School this season. He’s been a varsity player since the 2017-18 season but really came into his own as a junior during the most recent season. Ahcan netted 17 goals and added 22 assists in 26 games (including playoffs).
Ahcan, a left handed shooter was drafted 53rd overall by the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders of the United States Junior Hockey League in the 2019 Phase Two draft. Both brothers Jack and Roman also skated for the RoughRiders. Roman is currently in his sophomore year for the Wisconsin Badgers of the Big 10 Conference. Neutral Zone, an amateur scounting service described Ahcan as a “High IQ player effective in both the offensive and defensive end of the rink. An elusive player who displayed high compete and was effective in making plays in tight areas.” Ahcan is currently skating in the Upper Midwest Elite League and currently has 3 goals and 10 assists for 13 points in 12 games.
Plans are for Ahcan to finish his senior season at Burnsville High School and then the USHL following. Most likely, the earliest he could hit campus is in the 2021-22 season.