There have been some recent commitments of Tri-State players to NCAA Division 1 programs in the past month.
Four area natives at the forward position are headed to hockey programs in the northeast. Buffalo resident and Nichols School product Dylan Lugris will start his collegiate career right away, joining Penn State for the second semester.
Here, New York Hockey Journal takes a closer look at Lugris and other recent commitments, analyzing the impact of each decision on the player and school. Additionally, eight players from outside of the area but who have committed to schools located here are also included in our analysis.