A Quick Look At Some Of The Top NCAA Free Agents

A Quick Look At Some Of The Top NCAA Free Agents

Nico Sturm is one of the top college free agents
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Top College free agents

TSN: Bob McKenzie on some NCAA unrestricted free agents to keep an eye on.

Nico Strum – forward – Clarkson University
Max Vergonneau – forward – Princeton
Ryan Kuffner – forward – Princeton
Taro Hirose – forward – Michigan State
Lukas Craggs – forward – Bowling Gree
Jimmy Schuldt – defense – St. Cloud State
Connor MacKey – defense – Minnesota State
Mat Robson – goaltender – University of Minnesota

Mike Morreale of NHL.com: Looking at some of the top college free agents.

Robert “Bobo” Carpenter – forward – Boston University: He attended the New York Islanders and New Jersey Devils development camps last offseason. 10 goals, nine assists in 22 games.

Joseph Duszak – right-handed defenseman – Mercyhurst: Played forward until he was 15 and is a Hobey Baker Award candidate. 16 goals, 29 assists in 36 games.

Taro Hirose – left wing – Michigan State: Attended Toronto Maple Leafs development camp in 2017 and the Detroit Red Wings last year. Led NCAA with 50 points – 15 goals, 35 assists in 34 games.

Jake Kielly – goaltender – Clarkson: Hobey Baker and top NCAA goalie candidate – 22-10-2 and has a 1.92 goals-against average, five shutouts and .928 save percentage.

Ryan Kuffner – left wing – Princeton: 40 points in 29 games a Hobey Baker candidate.

Mat Robson – goaltender – Minnesota: Hobey Baker and top NCAA goalie candidate – 12-11-4 with a 2.93 goals-against average and a .918 save percentage.

Jimmy Schuldt – left-handed defenseman – St. Cloud State: nine goals, 19 assists, and was a plus-19 in 32 games.

Andrew Shortridge – goaltender – Quinnipiac: 17-4-2 with a 1.39 goals-against average and a .944 save percentage in 23 games.

Nico Sturm – center – Clarkson: One of the top defensive forwards. 13 goals, 28 assists in 34 games, and was 56.7 percent on face-offs.

Max Veronneau – right wing – Princeton: 13 goals, 23 assists in 29 games. He attended the Vegas Golden Knights rookie camp in 2017.