A highly-touted recruit who arrives to Ferris State with strong credentials in both the midget and junior ranks . . . Butterfly-style netminder . . . Solid positional goaltender . . . Expected to receive playing time to start the season and performance will determine amount of ice time the rest of the campaign . . . Rated fourth among the nation’s top incoming rookie goaltenders by Inside College Hockey . . . Competitive around the crease area . . . Moves well in the net . . . Displays good ability in manuevering through traffic areas . . . Has above-average puck handling skills . . . Good-sized backstop . . . Should benefit from improved offseason strength and conditioning.
Earned North American Hockey League (NAHL) Rookie of the Year honors in 2006-07 as a member of the North American Hockey League’s (NAHL) St. Louis (Mo.) Bandits . . . Coached by Jon Cooper . . . Teammed with Ferris State forward Todd Pococke to help the Bandits win the 2007 Robertson Cup as the NAHL Playoff Champions and concluded the campaign at 43-14-5 overall . . . Posted a 24-8-4 record to go with a 2.28 goals-against average (81 goals allowed) and a .920 saves percentage (932 total saves) in 2,136 total minutes during his 36 appearanes between the pipes en route to receiving 2006-07 second-team All-NAHL laurels . . . Ranked second among the final 2006-07 NAHL statistical leaders in goals-against average and tied for fifth in saves percentage . . . A member of the 2006-07 NAHL Robertson Cup All-Tournament Team . . . Turned in a 9-1-0 mark with a 2.36 goals-against average (26 goals allowed) and a .910 saves percentage (264 total saves) in 661:55 minutes for the Bandits’ 11 2006-07 playoff encounters . . . Selected as the NAHL South Division Player of the Week twice (11/6/06 and 1/15/07) . . . Lead Belle Tire to consecutive (2004-05 and 2005-06) Midget “AAA” championship titles . . . Attended prestigious Dave Peterson National Advanced Goaltending Camp . . . A 2006 graduate of Bloomfield Hills (Mich.) Lahser High School . . . Four-year (2003-06) member of school’s varsity baseball team and was prepped by coach Bill Jenney.
Born 9/21/87 in Rochester, Mich. . . . Son of Lyle and June Nagle . . . Interests include water sports . . . Catches: Left . . . Majoring in business administration.