Nationals Sign Californian Product

by Spencer De Wolfe

The Nationals continue a busy off-season with the signing of forward Nareg Balian. Nareg who is a resident of Tustin, California is a 2002 birth year! Nareg comes to the Nationals fresh off a USHL camp with the Muskegon Lumberjacks! As Nareg prepares for his first season of junior hockey his hard work ethic and determination to succeed is what caught coach DeWolfe and manager MacNeil's attention. "Nareg has shown an incredible work ethic to excel at the junior level and will continue to grow as a player and person" stated MacNeil. We were able to ask Nareg a few questions about this upcoming season! Stay tuned for more exciting announcements to come throughout summer! #NatsNation

Interview with Nareg:

Q: What are your goals for this season?

A: For the season my main goal is to bring a championship to NOTL. I always thought it would be cool to win back to back titles in different leagues. My second goal for the season is to be Rookie of the year!

Q: What are your goals for the future?

A: In the near future I want to play major junior or in the USHL and after that hopefully get some NHL interest. For the long term I want to grow the sport and be an icon.

Q: What attracted you to NOTL?

A: I had received a few offers for juniors but I chose NOTL because I want to be a part of something that starts so I push the culture and not let it push me.

Q: What type of player can the fans expect from you?

A: For the fans I am going to be an icon. The type of guy that handles himself professionally everywhere he goes no matter what is going on in his life. I'm going to bring excitement to the fans on and off the ice!