Kingston native and former Valley midget Wildcat Colton Parsons, shown here playing for the Summerside Western Capitals of the MHL during the 2012-2013 season, has committed to attend Dalhousie and suit up for the hockey Tigers starting this fall.
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Kingston native played this past season with Dieppe Commandos
Former Valley midget Wildcat Colton Parsons has committed to attend Dalhousie University and suit up for the hockey Tigers starting this fall.
Parsons, 20, a 5-foot-11 forward, played the past three seasons in the Maritime Junior Hockey League, two with the Summerside Western Capitals and this past season with the Dieppe Commandos following an off-season trade.
A Kingston native, Parsons played the 2009-2010 season for West Kings in the Valley High School Hockey League.
He then spent 2010-11 with the midget Wildcats where he had 26 goals and 48 points in 35 games and was named a first-team NSMMHL all-star.
Parsons then joined Summerside for the 2011-2012 season, scoring eight goals and 24 points in 45 games. In 2012-2013, he had 20 goals and 54 points in 52 games and helped the Western Capitals to the MJHL championship and a berth in the RBC Cup.
This past season with Dieppe, Parsons had 27 goals and 64 points in 52 games, leading his team in scoring in his best season yet.
He added nine goals and 25 points in 17 playoff games, again leading the team in scoring, as the Commandos advanced to the Kent Cup final where they ultimately lost to Truro in six games.