Eels Premier Player Tor Modin Commits To College
Florida Eels Premier Player Tor Modin Commits to KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm Sweden in the Prestigious University Hockey League
The Florida Eels want to to congratulate Tor Modin as He commits to KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm Sweden. Modin was one of the Eels top academic players and KTH is an excellent fit for him. KTH is the highest ranked technical university in Sweden. It is ranked top 100 in the world among all universities in the 2020 QS World University Rankings. KTH ranked 30 within engineering and technology. In the equivalent Specific Subject ranking KTH placed top 30 in Architecture and Built Environment, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science. In the Times Higher Education World University Impact Rankings 2019 KTH ranked as number 7 among universities globally. This is a prestigious honor for Tor.
KTH is a member of the prestigious Swedish University Hockey League. UHL.
UHL (University Hockey league) is the Swedish equivalent to the IVY-league in the USA. Its players are amongst to top academic students in Sweden. KTH has been a powerhouse in the UHL
Winners of the UHL championship:
2014/15: Lund University
Tor was a rookie this year who played 25 games outside of the Eels program. He joined the Florida Eels for the last quarter for 13 games. He had a total of 5 goals and 13 points in his rookie year. He stands 6’0” 185 pounds. He skates very well with a nice heavy shot. He is a very defensive player whose strength is in his forecheck. His aggressive play creates loose puck turnovers and makes him a consummate treat in the offensive zone. He brings positive energies to the team and a strong leader amongst his players. He has a high hockey IQ with great hockey sense.
Although Tor has another year remaining in his junior eligibility, he feels it is the right time to go to college. It is a golden opportunity to take advantage of attending one of the Elite Universities in the World while getting to equally play on one of Sweden and Europe’s premier college hockey teams. Tor Modin is one of a dozen players from Sweden who have played for the Eels, a number of which who advanced to college and professional hockey.