Despite having yet to score his first collegiate career goal, Derek Forbort (LA) has been enjoying a solid freshman campaign at the University of North Dakota this season. To date, he has played in 37 games, posting 15 assists. Hockey’s Future caught up with Forbort after practice on Wednesday at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, MN.
Hockey’s Future: Being a Minnesota kid and playing on college hockey’s biggest stage right here in Minnesota has to feel pretty good.
Derek Forbort: Yeah, it’s really cool. I’ve got a lot of family coming down to see me play, so it’ll be really fun. I’m excited.
HF: I know that you and Ben (Blood) have been playing together for most of the season and the two of you seem to have some real good chemistry together. What is like playing with him and what makes the chemistry work between the two of you?
DF: It’s been great. Ben’s older and he’s a great player. He’s shown me the ropes and kind of took me under his wing. So it’s just been a great pairing together. Read more»