Fink Commits to Penn State University

Former Northern Alberta Xtreme (NAX) student-athlete Aiden Fink has committed to Penn State University for the 2023/24 season.

The Calgary, AB forward joined NAX for the 2019/20 U16 Prep season finishing third in team scoring with 44 points in 27 games. The following season he would record three points in three U18 Prep games with NAX.

In 2021/22 Fink would join the Alberta Junior Hockey League’s (AJHL) Brooks Bandits where he would record 53 points in 60 games. He would add 10 more points in 13 playoff games as Brooks were named AJHL Champions. Brooks would go on to capture a Centennial Cup, as the best Junior A team in the nation.

This season was a breakout year for Fink as he recorded an AJHL best 97 points in 54 games while capturing individual awards such as AJHL Player of the Month twice, AJHL (South) All-Star Team, AJHL Top Forward, the Ernie Love Trophy (AJHL Most Points) and AJHL MVP. Brooks would again with the AJHL Championship and Centennial Cup. With 13 points in 7 games Fink was awarded the Centennial Cup MVP, Top Forward and Top Scorer awards.

During the 2022/23 season Fink represented Team Canada West at the World Junior A Challenge, leading all skaters with 12 points in 6 games and earning All-Star Team honours.

Fink is currently ranked 63rd among North American skaters heading into the 2023 NHL Entry Draft.

Located at University Park, PA, Penn State University is an NCAA Division I program playing in the Big Ten Conference.