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Commit Interviews

Each week, Rinkside Reporter Lauren Smith will chat with a recent EHL player about their commitment to play NCAA hockey. 

LaValley Commits to Buffalo State

By EHL/EHLP 02/22/2022, 3:00pm EST

Lumberjacks Veteran Forward Set to Join Bengals this Fall

BURLINGTON, VT -- Aidan LaValley, a forward for the Vermont Lumberjacks, has committed to Buffalo State for the fall of 2022.

Penree Commits to Buffalo State

By EHL/EHLP 02/08/2022, 3:00pm EST

Lumberjacks All-Star Forward Heading to SUNYAC this Fall

BURLINGTON, VT -- Tyler Penree, a forward for the Vermont Lumberjacks, has committed to Buffalo State for the fall of 2022.

Mueller Commits to Babson College

By EHL/EHLP 01/29/2022, 9:00am EST

Rangers All-Star Goaltender Set to Join Beavers this Fall

TEWKSBURY, MA -- Nathan Mueller, a goaltender for the Boston Jr Rangers, has committed to Babson College for the fall of 2022.

Idelson Commits to Suffolk University

By EHL/EHLP 01/12/2022, 3:00pm EST

Wizards Defenseman Set to Join Rams this Fall

BEDFORD, MA -- Joe Idelson, a defenseman for the East Coast Wizards, has committed to Suffolk University for the fall of 2022.

Werber Commits to SUNY Potsdam

By EHL/EHLP 01/06/2022, 9:00am EST

Maryland All-Star Goaltender Joining Bears for 2nd Half

ODENTON, MD -- John Werber, a goaltender for Team Maryland, has committed to SUNY Potsdam for the 2nd half of the 2021-22 season.

Chirico Commits to SUNY Brockport

By EHL/EHLP 12/31/2021, 9:00am EST

Chiefs All-Star Captain Set to Join Golden Eagles Next Fall

NEWINGTON, CT -- Dominic Chirico, a defenseman for the Connecticut Chiefs, has committed to SUNY Brockport for the fall of 2022.

Graziano Commits to Wilkes University

By EHL/EHLP 12/05/2021, 9:00am EST

Maryland Forward Climbs Ladder to NCAA Hockey

ODENTON, MD -- Nick Graziano, a forward for Team Maryland, has committed to Wilkes University for the fall of 2022.

Aloi Commits to Post University

By EHL/EHLP 11/16/2021, 9:00am EST

Avalanche Forward Set to Join Teammate Next Fall

HOOKSETT, NH -- Jake Aloi, a forward for the New Hampshire Avalanche, has committed to Post University for the fall of 2022.

Rankin Commits to Post University

By EHL/EHLP 10/26/2021, 9:00am EDT

Avalanche Forward Set to Join Eagles Next Fall

HOOKSETT, NH -- David Rankin, a forward for the New Hampshire Avalanche, has committed to Post University for the fall of 2022.

Herrick Commits to Saint Anselm

By EHL/EHLP 10/25/2021, 9:00am EDT

87's Veteran Defenseman Set to Join Hawks Next Fall

WALL TOWNSHIP, NJ -- Matt Herrick, a defenseman for the New Jersey 87s, has committed to Saint Anselm College for the fall of 2022.

Lauren Smith

Lauren Smith comes to the EHL having graduated from UNH with a bachelor's degree in Communication. She has experience working for Wildcats Productions as well as working on major network broadcasts on ESPN, NESN, and NBC Sports Boston. 

Lauren's presence will be felt on various EHL segments from showcases to the podcast. She brings a great understanding of the sport and is a huge Carolina Hurricanes fan (but we won't hold that against her).