HELENA, MT – Helena Bighorn graduate, Chris Rinaldi helped Monroe Community College en route to their first NJCAA National title, Bighorn President, Mike Butters announced today.
The 5-11, 195 Freshman from Sterling Heights scored 8 times and added 5 assists this season for Monroe. He accomplished this in only 8 games played.
While with the Bighorns, Rinaldi put up impressive point totals. In the regular season, he scored 15 times to go along with 18 assists in just 17 games. In the playoffs, Rinaldi picked up 3 goals and 8 assists in 11 contests. At the 2012 USA Hockey Junior National Championships he scored twice and added 3 assists in 5 games.
The Bighorns host Gillette on Friday and Bozeman on Saturday at the Helena Ice Arena. Tickets can be purchased at the HIA box office or by logging on to www.helenabighorns.com.
-PRIDE & PASSION-