From backyard rinks in Portage la Prairie to NCAA Division 1, Ryan Botterill's hockey journey is set to take him to the University of Wisconsin.

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Botterill has spent this season playing for the Youngstown Phantoms of the USHL. So far this year, the Portage la Prairie native has picked up 8 goals and 7 assists through 16 games, putting him in a three-way as the Phantom's leading point-getter.

Botterill had an exceptional 2022-23 season while playing for the Terriers, scoring 45 goals, which led the MJHL. Additionally, he was named an MJHL First Team All-Star and received the Frank McKinnon Memorial Trophy for his outstanding sportsmanship and playing ability.

During his three-season stint with the Terriers from 2020-2023, Ryan Botterill notched 55 goals and 33 assists in 74 games.

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