NCAA Commitments

NCAA: Colorado College Commits McKown; Denver Adds Buium For 2021

Posted on January 30, 2020

Colorado College picked up a big piece late in the game for 2020. The Tigers committed Hunter McKown, a 4.25-star forward out of the U.S. NTDP. In 47 games this season, the Missouri native has 10 points (all assists). “He’s light on his feet, has speed and has improved his play with the puck,” said…

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NCAA: Army, Maine Add Big 2020 Pieces, Bentley Adds One for 2021

Posted on January 25, 2020

The Michigan Wolverines diipped into the New England Prep ranks last week, committing 2002-born defenseman Luca Fanitilli out of Kimball Union for 2021. Fantilli, a 3.5-star defender who is originally from Ontario, is currently in his first season with KUA after spending last season in the GTHL with the Toronto Titans and in the OJHL…

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NCAA: Fairbanks Picks Up Two, Holy Cross Commits Goalie Gale

Posted on January 21, 2020

Ohio State picked up a big commitment last week from forward Joe Dunlap, who is currently with the Fargo Force in the USHL. The New Hampshire native, who was originally committed to Holy Cross, has 20 points (4 goals, 16 assists) in 32 games as a ’99-born forward who we have rated as 3.5-stars. “Joe…

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NCAA: Top Goaltenders Land at Two Hockey East Schools

Posted on January 16, 2020

Not long after the calendar turned to 2020, a pair of goaltenders committed to top Hockey East schools. UMass Lowell has had a lot of success recruiting goalies out of the NAHL and the River Hawks hope that trend continues after they landed 6-foot-2 goalie Henry Welsch from the Aberdeen Wings. Welsch, a Minnesota native…

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Coaches, New Facility Attract McElaney to Colby

Posted on January 11, 2020

Dexter Southfield forward John McElaney began looking at schools his junior year, but once he visited Colby, he knew the search was over. Between the coaches and the new facilities being built on campus, Colby was the place McElaney wanted to play his college hockey. Dexter is 13-1 this season, and McElaney has 10 points…

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Brandon Milberg Commits to Rising Atlantic Program Sacred Heart

Posted on December 23, 2019

Lawrence Academy goalie Brandon Milberg committed to Sacred Heart last week, joining a program that is making noise in college hockey this season and seems to be on the rise. Milberg is originally from Ontario but moved to New England to play prep hockey last season. In 13 games for Lawrence Academy last season, Milberg…

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Harrison Roy Focuses on his Complete Game Ahead of Joining BC

Posted on December 19, 2019

Harrison Roy recently announced that he had committed to play his college hockey at Boston College. The Lakeville, Mass. native, who was originally committed to Maine as a 16-year-old, has six points in 16 games in the USHL this season, including a pair of points since he joined Des Moines in a trade seven games…

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Interview: Ben Steeves Will Carve His Own Path at UMD

Posted on December 13, 2019

The Steeves family are no strangers to college hockey. Matthew Steeves is a junior at Notre Dame and his brother, Alex, is a sophomore for the Fighting Irish. Now, it’s the youngest brother’s turn to make his mark on college hockey. Last week, two-time defending national champion, Minnesota-Duluth, received a commitment from Ben Steeves, a…

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Interview: Jackson Legro Doing Everything He Can To Be Ready for College Hockey

Posted on December 12, 2019

Jackson Legro is doing everything he can to make sure he’s ready for college hockey. Standing at 6-foot-3 and weighing close to 200 pounds, Legro knew he wanted to develop the physical side of his game more this season, making the jump from the USPHL and Tier I to junior hockey. After a camp with…

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Interview: Thomas Daskas’ Development with Lone Star Leads to Air Force Commitment

Posted on December 9, 2019

’99-born winger Thomas Daskas is well traveled. The Michigan native has experience in the T1EHL and has played parts of three junior hockey seasons in the CCHL and NAHL. This season, the 6-foot-2 foward has seen his offensive totals explode, with 26 points (10g-16a) in 30 games. The development in his game has earned him a commitment…

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