Official Men's Hockey Recruiting Thread

Discussion in 'UConn Hockey' started by HuskyfanDan, Jan 29, 2012.

  1. coachcap

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    According to the article that I read, Niklas is currently a Junior at North Haven High. He is enrolling at Taft for the fall & will repeat his Junior year. Joining in 2018 or 2019 depends on whether he plays Junior Hockey.
     
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    Will Garin will play another season for Cedar Rapids in the USHL before joining UConn for the 2017-18 season.

    He signed his letter of intent for UConn a couple weeks ago.
     
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  4. FDNY99

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    After seeing the way Quinnipiac pushed the younger kids around at the XL Center..I have no problem with this kind of thing what so ever. It's kind of ironic how this used to be done by kids going to the prep schools and playing a post grad year.
     
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    Keep an eye on Kasper Bjorkqvist from Finland. Talented forward who will be drafted by an NHL team this year. Would be a very big pick up for the upcoming season.
     
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    USHockeyWire 7:40pm via Twitter for iPhone
    UCONN commit '00 F Drew Elser will head to Avon after 2 years at Selects Academy. 3rd Round USHL pick by Bloomington: powerful stride & shot

    USHockeyWire 7:43pm via Twitter for iPhone
    Trend of UCONN commits to Avon continues, as 00 D Mac Wiseman departs from Skipjacks for Winged Beavers. Sioux Falls selection in USHL Draft
     
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    After all, who doesn't need a Winged Beaver? Aspirando et perserverando.
     
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    Right shot defenseman Wyatt Newpower has committed to UConn for the upcoming 2016 season.

    Newpower is 6'3", 180 lbs from Minnesota and coming straight from White Bear Lake High School to UConn.

    Team is still in need of a couple immediate impact forwards.

    Bjorkqvist did visit campus but chose Providence over UConn, Lowell, and Denver.
     
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    Justin Howell@justin_Howell1 2 hours ago
    Proud to announce my commitment to play college hockey at the University of Connecticut. Thank you to everyone who has supported me #huskies


    Justin Howell
     
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  13. mac2351

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    The uninspired offseason continues
     
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    Yup probably have the same impact Richardson has had. Zilch.
     
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    Russ Bitely ‏@russbites 58s59 seconds ago
    UConn on the recruiting trail again. Get commit from fwd Jordan Timmons '98 (Pitt Pens U18). Developing player showed well at Nattys.

    TheUConnBlog ‏@TheUConnBlog 4m4 minutes ago
    TheUConnBlog Retweeted Jordan Timmons

    New #UConn Hockey commitment from Jordan Timmons, a 1st round pick (#15 overall) in the 2016 USHL Draft #IceBus


    Jordan Timmons ‏@jtimz12 41m41 minutes ago
    Honored to announce my commitment to play hockey at UConn. Thank you to all who helped me reach this amazing goal.

    TheUConnBlog ‏@TheUConnBlog 27s28 seconds ago
    TheUConnBlog Retweeted TheUConnBlog

    Timmons will hop on the #IceBus in 2017

    I had asked Russ Bitely if Timmons was UConn Bound for this coming season before the UConn report said he was coming for 2017.
    Russ Bitely ‏@russbites 9m9 minutes ago
    @AB670 No he's Muskegon bound in USHL for 2016-17.
     
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    Huskies Announce Incoming Class (w/ bios):

    Benjamin Freeman – Fr., Forward, Falmouth, Maine / Connecticut Jr. Rangers (USPHL)
    Justin Howell – Fr., Forward, Saint Paul, Minn. / Des Moines Buccaneers (USHL)
    Adam Huska – Fr., Goaltender, Zvolen, Slovakia / Green Bay Gamblers (USHL)
    Brian Morgan - Grad Student, Forward, Windham, N.H. / Maine (HEA)
    Bryan Nelson - Fr., Defenseman, Upton, Mass. / Connecticut Jr. Rangers (USPHL)
    Wyatt Newpower - Fr., Defenseman, Hugo, Minn. / White Bear Lake Area (H.S.)
    Alexandre Payusov - Fr., Forward, Montreal, Quebec / Madison Capitols (USHL)
     
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    Just announced that Cav will be joining the WTIC boys at 4:50 today to discuss the incoming class.
     
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    I visited collegehockeyinc.com today and noticed a couple of things wrong with the commit list so I updated it for the board:


    University of Connecticut | 2017-18 | TIMMONS, Jordan | F | 07/25/16

    University of Connecticut | 2017-18 | WISOCKY, Evan | C | 04/08/15

    University of Connecticut | 2017-18 | YOUNG, Mike | RD | 02/10/15

    University of Connecticut | 2017-18 | KARASHIK, Adam | RD | 03/27/15

    University of Connecticut | 2017-18 | GARIN, Will | F | 01/29/14

    University of Connecticut | 2018-19 | MAYER, Connor | LD | 11/28/14

    University of Connecticut | 2018-19 | ELSER, Drew | LW | 07/08/15

    University of Connecticut | 2018-19 | ALLAIN, Nik | RW | 04/25/16

    University of Connecticut | 2019-20 | WISEMAN, Mac | LD | 01/20/16
     
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    D Brandon Fortunato is transferring from BU. Would be a real nice pick up for UConn for next season.

    BU has crazy amounts of talent on the blue line this season. Fortunato, who had 22 points last season, would have been hard pressed to find consistent ice time.
     
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    Mac he will have to sit out a year if he doesn't get a waiver BUT this would be a really nice acquisition! From what I can gather on the BU thread on USCHO forum Fortunato is looking for top 2 pairing ice time along with pp and pk time as well. As a undrafted FA...he needs to show what he has to scouts.
     
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    Bucci Mane ‏@Buccigross 13s13 seconds ago
    #cawlidgehawkey NEWS. Former BU D-Men Brandon Fortunato (@BFortunato5x5) is transferring to Quinnipiac. Sits out this year. Great get for QU

    Fortunato would've been a solid pickup for UConn, I wonder if they tried to grab him. He has a lot of skill but is very undersized and is in need of significant work on his shot. He would've had trouble regularly cracking our top six this season.
     
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    Recruits in the USHL

    F Will Garin (Cedar Rapids) (2017)
    F Evan Wisocky (Youngstown) (2017)
    D Adam Karashik (Chicago) (2017)
    F Jordan Timmons (Muskegon) (2017)
    D Connor Mayer (Sioux City) (2018)
     
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    Well, if you just took the average star rating of each class they would be tied for 42nd.

    Its going to be interesting if they can somehow find some high end talent to bring in to replace Thompson and Letunov.
     
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    Mac what does the scouting report look like for this kid? Is this a high end talent that you are referring to?
     
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