The Vancouver Island University Mariners have announced that Pictou County Weeks Crushers goaltender Jeremy Robar has committed to their program for 2023-24.
The 21-year-old from Blockhouse, N.S. spent three seasons in the MHL between the Crushers and the South Shore Lumberjacks. Robar was selected in the 7th round, 100th overall, by Pictou County in the 2018 MHL Entry Draft. He was traded to South Shore ahead of the 2019-20 season to South Shore.
He hit the ice for the Lumberjacks during the 2020-21 season, posting a record of 5-11-0-0 in sixteen games with a 3.71 goals against average and a .902 save percentage. During the Canadian Tire Cup Playoff Round-Robin, he went 1-2-1 with a 2.97 goals against average and a .915 save percentage. The following season, Robar had a record of 3-12-0-2 in nineteen games with a 3.79 goals against average and an .892 save percentage.
Robar was traded back to the Crushers before the 2022 MHL Entry Draft and played 28 games for the Crushers during the 2022-23 regular season. He had a record of 12-12-0-0 with a 4.11 goals against average and an .872 save percentage. He played in half of Pictou County’s playoff games, going 0-1-1 with a 4.51 goals against average and an .827 save percentage against the eventual league-champion Yarmouth Mariners.
The MHL congratulates Robar on his post-secondary commitment.