Boston University got a commitment from 16-year-old winger Yasin Cisse of the Des Moines Buccaneers of the USHL. He will be heading to Boston University in the Fall of 2010. He was one of the highly touted players in last year's QMJHL Midget Draft. He fell to the fifth round to the Moncton Wildcats because he expressed interest in going the NCAA route.
So far this season, he has three assists in six games. The only question Terriers fans is will they see another Ethan Werek soap opera. Werek was committed to Boston University for next season befored he signed with Kingston of the OHL. Moncton pushed him over the summer to join the Wildcats. I same sure they will still go after him because they are going to be a force next year.
Michigan got another commitment from the United States National Team Development Program Under-17 Team. Defenseman Kevin Clare gave a verball commitment yesterday. He's the fifth player on the Under-17 team to stay in Ann Arbor. This season he has two assists in 16 contests.
He joins Jon Merrill, Luke Moffatt, Jacob Fallon, and Jack Campbell of the U-17 team that will be a Wolverine. The only player in the 2010 recruiting class not from the National Program is Mac Bennett who's currently with Hotchkiss Prep in Connecticut.
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(Nathan also is a writer for Maineiacs Post to Post and the Maine Hockey Journal. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org)