The transfer market has heated up across all of college athletics in recent years, especially after the NCAA granted student-athletes an additional year of eligibility due to the COVID-19 pandemic and adopted a “free” one-time transfer rule.
Of course, hockey has been no exception.
Nearly every Division 1 team has been impacted by comings and goings from the NCAA Transfer Portal over the past couple of seasons. Even as the effects of the pandemic lessen, this trend is almost certainly here to stay.
More than a month into this season, transfers have had opportunities to make their mark with new programs. Here are some notable transfer performers from the local men’s ranks thus far.