The prep school hockey season is over, but the commitments keep coming in for players from New England schools.
Tabor Heaslip’s journey to the region is unique as he joined legendary head coach John Gardner’s team at Avon Old Farms this winter, arriving from his home in Fort Worth, Texas. The 5-foot-9, 160-pound forward made a splash for the Winged Beavers, averaging over a point per game with 12 goals and 15 assists, tying for the team lead in the latter category.
Following another season at the prep level, Heaslip is expected to stay in the Nutmeg State and play in Hockey East at the University of Connecticut, where he committed on March 19. Heaslip discusses his path in our latest New England Hockey Journal Commitment Q&A:
How would you describe yourself as a player? Are there NHL players you try to emulate?