Along with Colin Bilek, Justen Jallen is one of the best forwards in Northeast Generals’ history. He us incredibly fsst with a strong shot and knack for scoring in big moments, like Bilek.
After finishing his time at Brown University he is heading to Michigan State. Jallen’s former coach and one of his biggest advocates, Bryan Erikson, took some time to talk about his legacy, and what the Woodbury, Minnesota native brings to the Spartans this upcoming season.
He said, “Justin Jallen is a phenomenal hockey player and person. He came to us right out of being one of the top players in Minnesota High School hockey. He was awesome from day 1. Just a tremendously hard worker with an elite skill set but an even more elite desire to improve. He had a phenomenal career at Brown during a tough time (Covid). He is a gifted goal scorer that can rip the puck and is as fast as they get. He was our first player to go to an NHL development camp with the Islanders and he did a great job there as well. Michigan State is getting a great kid but also a player that will make an immediate impact on their lineup. His speed and IQ will allow him to have immediate success. I can’t wait to watch him as a Spartan.”
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