Hockey East Teams Announce Early Signings

Hockey East teams signed a total of 27 recruits to national letters of intent during the annual early signing period that ran from Nov. 14 to Nov. 21. UMass-Amherst and UMass-Lowell both signed six players; no other programs inked more than three.

Players’ next opportunity to sign letters of intent begins on April 10, 2002.

The following lists the player, position, height, weight, hometown and current team.

Boston College
Patrick Eaves, F, 5-11, 170, Faribault, Minn., U.S. National Development
Peter Harrold, D, 5-11, 185, Kirtland Hills, Ohio, Cleveland (NAHL)
Ben Lovejoy, D, 6-2, 205, Canaan, N.H., Deerfield Academy

Boston University
Dan Spang, D, 5-10, 185, Winchester, Mass., Winchester High
David VanDerGulik, F, 5-11, 183, Abbotsford, B.C., Chilliwack (BCJHL)
Brad Zancanaro, F, 5-6, 165, Trenton, Mich, Sioux City (USHL)

University of Maine
Greg Moore, F, 6-1, 208, Lisbon, Maine, U.S. National Development

Marvin Degon, D, 5-10, 175, Millbury, Mass., Cushing Academy
Matthew Fetzer, D, 5-10, 180, Chicago, Ill., Sioux City (USHL)
Stephen Jacobs, F, 6-2, 200, Westminster, Mass., Cushing Academy
James Solon, F, 5-7, 175, Acton, Mass., Cushing Academy
Stephen Warner, F, 6-1, 190, Chevy Chase, Md., U.S. National Development
Gabe Winer, G, 5-9, 177, Stoughton, Mass., Gov. Dummer Academy

Morten Ask, F, 6-2, 190, Oslo, Norway, Norwegian National
Brian Bova, F, 6-1, 195, N. Andover, Mass., Northfield Mt. Hermon
Matt Collar, D, 5-11, 185, Plano, Texas, Danville (NAHL)
Andrew Martin, F, 5-11, 180, Brampton, Ont., Bramalea (OPJHL)
Danny O’Brien, F, 5-9, 175, South Boston, Mass., Cedar Rapids (USHL)
Mark Pandolfo, F, 5-11, 180, N. Andover, Mass., Valley (EJHL)

Merrimack College
Brent Grough, F, 5-11, 175, St. Albert, Alb., St. Albert (AJHL)
Nick Pomponio, F, 6-0, 170, Monterey, Mich., St. Michael’s Buzzards

New Hampshire

Northeastern University
Mike Morris, F, 5-11, 170, Braintree, Mass., St. Sebastian’s
Pat Noonan, F, 6-1, 205, Norfolk, Mass., Noble & Greenough
Brian Swiniarski, F, 5-11, 190, Newburyport, Mass., Tabor Academy

Providence College
Torry Gajda, F, 5-9, 185, Westfield, Mass., New England (EJHL)
Bobby Goepfert, G, 5-10, 165, Kings Park, N.Y., Cedar Rapids (USHL)
Bryan Horan, F, 6-1, 175, Farmingham, Conn., New England (EJHL)