Cape Cod Islanders forward Chris Conlin has made a college commitment to King’s College for 2017. Conlin the 6’5″ 190 pound winger from Newell, NJ scored 12 goals and added 12 assists in 40 regular season games played and added one goal in three postseason games.
Conlin’s size and puck handling ability earned him a lot of interest from colleges but in ultimately he chose to go to school in Wilkes Barre. “I’m really excited to commit to King’s College” Conlin said “I went for a visit and immediately felt a connection with the school. I am looking forward to playing hockey for the Monarch’s next year.”
With Conlin’s commitment the Islanders now have 5 players playing NCAA hockey next season. “We are always happy to play well on the ice but my biggest thrill is to get the call from the players telling me that they will getting an education while playing hockey.” owner Dan Hodge said “Chris had a solid year and his commitment to King’s is proof of that. The Monarchs are getting a young man that will represent the school and program very well.”