Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League

Augustana University hires Bomber Alumni as Assistant Coach

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The Flin Flon Bombers would like to congratulate Alumni, Brandon Wildung on being hired as an Assistant Coach for the Augustana University Vikings (NCAA) in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Wildung was a Goalie for the Bombers during the 2012/13 season. He played in 19 regular season games, boasting a .926 save percentage, 2.61 goals against average with an 11-6-0 record as a starter. The following season, Wildung signed with the Minot Minotaurs of the NAHL. During his time with the Minotaurs he recorded a .918 save percentage, 2.44 goals against average in 35 games.

The Nassau, Minnesota, native played collegiately at Mercyhurst University in the AHA from 2014-2018. As a four-year starter, he recorded 3,037 saves, six shutouts, and five assists in 103 games along with being elected to the All-AHA Tournament Team. He completed his career with a 2.28 goals against average, .916 save percentage and a career record of 50-40-10.

Wildung also spent a couple years in the ECHL playing a few games for the Utah Grizzlies and Manchester Monarchs.

Before coming to Augustana, Wildung spent the past two seasons with the Sioux Falls Stampede of the USHL as their assistant and goaltending coach. Wildung also spent three seasons coaching the U16 Sioux Falls Power. On top of that, he also spent his summers training players from the National Hockey League and collegiate levels.

The Bombers wish Brandon the best of luck in his coaching career.