The Estevan Bruins of the Saskatchewan Junior
Hockey League (SJHL) are thrilled to announce forward Eric Pearce has committed
to attend and play for the University of Regina.
Pearce (01), finished with 48 points (20g, 28a) in 40 games. Pearce finished fifth in
team scoring for the Bruins and was a key player for the penalty kill unit that
finished with 90.2 % kill rate.
“Eric averaged over a point a game for us this season. Eric contributed for us
offensively but played a key role for us defensively. Eric takes all of our important
draws offensively and defensively. Eric will be a great two-way player at the
university level. He is very mature person that led our team to a first-place finish in
the regular season,” said Bruins Head Coach & GM, Jason Tatarnic. The 6-foot-1,
200lb forward from Regina, SK, played for the Prince Albert Raiders and the
Brandon Wheat Kings of the WHL before joining the Estevan Bruins this season.
Eric was part of the Prince Albert Raiders Western League Championship in 2018-
The Regina Cougars are located in Regina, SK, and compete in the Canada West
Division under Head Coach Todd Johnson.