NCAA Commitments

Mercuri Switches Commitment to UMass

Posted on June 22, 2020

Lucas Mercuri, who was committed to Vermont, announced on Monday that he had committed to the UMass Minutemen. “Mercuri is a big strong forward with a brain,” said NZ scouts. “He finds the quiet areas off of the cycle very naturally. On line rushes he reads the defenseman’s gaps very well and will not force…

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LIU Lands Two More As Program Builds

Posted on June 2, 2020

LIU landed its first recruit, ’99-born defenseman Jordan DiCicco, on Monday and the Sharks kept building the program with two more additions on Tuesday. DiCicco has a potential D partner in ’99-born defenseman Robert McCollum, who heads to LIU after being ranked No. 62 in our 1999 National Rankings report from last month. He also was…

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LIU Lands First Recruit

Posted on June 1, 2020

Long Island University hired Brett Riley as its head coach last week, and on Monday, the Sharks added their first player. ’99-born defenseman Jordan DiCicco announced his commitment to the program. A native of London, Ont., DiCicco had a strong offensive season for the Brooks Bandits in the AJHL, posting six goals and 24 assists…

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NCAA: Norwich Adds Two From NAHL, Albertus Magnus Picks Up a D

Posted on May 28, 2020

’99 G Landon Pavlisin commits to Norwich for 2020 Pavlisin heads to Norwich after playing last season in the NAHL. The California native had 3.13/.911 splits for the Kenai River Brown Bears this past season. Before the NAHL, Pavlisin played a year in the BCHL and also played in the AJHL and SJHL. NZ scouts:…

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NCAA: Commitments at Stonehill, Wesleyan, Franklin Pierce, Elmira

Posted on May 19, 2020

’00 F Max Pineo commits to Stonehill for 2020 Pineo played four years of high-school hockey at Austin Prep and this season is at the Tilton School, where he scored nine goals and added 11 assists in 26 games. At Austin Prep, Pineo scored 17 goals and 12 assists in 23 games as a senior….

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NCAA: Recruiting News at BU, AIC, Vermont, and UConn

Posted on May 18, 2020

Former Providence goalie Jake Kucharski announced on Twitter that he has committed to AIC. Kucharski entered the transfer portal earlier this month. Kucharski was selected in the 7th round of the 2018 NHL Draft by the Carolina Hurricanes. He was a freshman with the Friars this past season but didn’t see any action. In 2018-19…

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NCAA: St. Lawrence Adds Seven For Next Season

Posted on May 12, 2020

St. Lawrence Adds Seven Players For 2020-21 Roster Grant Adams – 6-2 | 195 | GoaltenderSouth Bend, Indiana | Sioux Falls Stampede (USHL) / Salmon Arm Silverbacks (BCHL)Adams started the 2019-20 season in Sioux Falls before he was traded to Salmon Arm in the second half of the season. In nine games with the Silverbacks,…

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NCAA: Denver, Trine Add Goalies For Next Season

Posted on May 11, 2020

’99 G Jack Caruso commits to Denver for 2020 Caruso is a Montana native who is a late addition for the Pioneers. Caruso was split among three teams this season, playing five games in the NAHL for the Johnstown Tomahawks and the Fairbanks Ice Dogs. He also appeared in six NCDC games for the New…

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NCAA: Copponi Commits to Merrimack

Posted on May 8, 2020

The Merrimack men’s hockey team received big news on Friday, when 2003-born center Matt Copponi committed to the Warriors. This past season, the 16-year-old had 20 goals and 22 assists for 42 points in 30 games at Dexter. It was his first season in prep hockey, having previously played at Mansfield High and with the Neponset Valey…

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NCAA: Providence Adds Tugnutt, Kucharski Enters Transfer Portal. Plus more.

Posted on May 7, 2020

Providence College goaltender Jake Kucharski has entered the transfer portal. Mark Divver was the first to report the news on Twitter and NZ has confirmed. Kucharski was selected in the 7th round of the 2018 NHL Draft by the Carolina Hurricanes. He was a freshman with the Friars this past season but didn’t see any action. In…

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