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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. 

O'Brien Commits to Wentworth

By Neil Ravin - Director of Communications 04/09/2021, 9:00am EDT

Warriors Forward Set to Join Leopards this Fall

HAVERHILL, MA -- William O'Brien, a forward for the Valley Jr Warriors, has committed to the Wentworth Institute of Technology for the fall of 2021.

Buonopane Commits to Lake Forest

By Neil Ravin - Director of Communications 04/01/2021, 9:00am EDT

RoughRiders All-Star Forward Set to Join Foresters this Fall

NORWALK, CT -- Tyler Buonopane, a forward for the Connecticut RoughRiders, has committed to Lake Forest College for the fall of 2021.

Clouden Commits to SUNY Cortland

By Neil Ravin - Director of Communications 03/19/2021, 9:00am EDT

Spartans Defenseman Set to Join Red Dragons this Fall

EXETER, NH -- Andrew Clouden, a defenseman for the Seacoast Spartans, has committed to SUNY Cortland for the fall of 2021.

Bankauskas Commits to UMass Boston

By Neil Ravin - Director of Communications 03/11/2021, 9:00am EST

Railers Forward Set to Join Beacons this Fall

WORCESTER, MA -- Kolye Bankauskas, a forward for the Railers Jr Hockey Club, has committed to UMass Boston for the fall of 2021.

Weiner Commits to Wentworth

By Neil Ravin - Director of Communications 02/15/2021, 3:00pm EST

87's All-Star Defenseman Set to Join Leopards this Fall

WALL TOWNSHIP, NJ -- George Weiner, a defenseman for the New Jersey 87's, has committed to the Wentworth Institute of Technology for the fall of 2021.

McMichael Commits to Bowdoin College

By Neil Ravin - Director of Communications 02/13/2021, 3:00pm EST

Avalanche All-Star Goaltender Set to Join Polar Bears this Fall

HOOKSETT, NH -- George McMichael, a goaltender for the New Hampshire Avalanche, has committed to Bowdoin College for the fall of 2021.

Young Commits to Elmira College

By Neil Ravin - Director of Communications 02/11/2021, 3:00pm EST

Rangers Captain and All-Star Forward Set to Join Soaring Eagles this Fall

TEWKSBURY, MA -- Nathan Young, a forward for the Boston Jr. Rangers, has committed to Elmira College for the fall of 2021.

Stefura Commits to Castleton University

By Neil Ravin - Director of Communications 01/22/2021, 3:00pm EST

Wizards All-Star Forward Set to Join Teammate this Fall

BEDFORD, MA -- Andrew Stefura, a defenseman for the East Coast Wizards, has committed to Castleton University for the fall of 2021.

Fotheringham Commits to Rivier University

By Neil Ravin - Director of Communications 01/16/2021, 9:00am EST

Avalanche Veteran Forward Set to Join New Program this Fall

HOOKSETT, NH -- Carson Fotheringham, a forward for the New Hampshire Avalanche, has committed to Rivier University for the fall of 2021.

Gutierrez Commits to Lebanon Valley College

By Neil Ravin - Director of Communications 12/19/2020, 9:00am EST

87's All-Star Defenseman Set to Join Dutchmen Next Fall

WALL TOWNSHIP, NJ -- Dylan Gutierrez, a defenseman for the New Jersey 87's, has committed to Lebanon Valley College (LVC) for the fall of 2021.

Lauren Smith

Lauren Smith comes to the EHL having graduated from UNH with a bachelor's degree in Communications. 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).