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CCM becomes hockey equipment partner for Augustana

Vikings will also work with the company on their first jerseys

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Courtesy of Augustana University

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — CCM Hockey will be the official equipment partner for the for Augustana University, which will play its first games during the 2023-24 season.

"This is an important step as we continue to build a nationally competitive men's hockey program," Augustana Director of Athletics Josh Morton said Wednesday in a news release. "We're excited to be affiliated with CCM."

The partnership will provide the Vikings with CCM equipment, including helmets, sticks, skates, pants, gloves and shields/facemasks. In addition, CCM will be integral in the design process for the Vikings' inaugural uniform. Augustana will be competing at the NCAA Division I level and as members of the Central Collegiate Hockey Association.

"By solidifying a partnership with CCM, we could not be more excited to offer our student-athletes a premium equipment and apparel option," Augustana head coach Garrett Raboin said. "CCM is one of the most well-respected equipment suppliers in not only college hockey, but in NHL circles as well."

Mick Hatten is a reporter and editor for Forum News Service and helps manage TheRinkLive.com, a website dedicated to hockey. He began working for Forum Communications in November 2018 and has covered St. Cloud State University hockey since 2010. A graduate of St. Cloud State, he has more than 30 years of experience as a journalist and has been a youth hockey coach since 2014. mhatten@forumcomm.com
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