Mitch Slattery, a senior forward at Hill-Murray(MN), announced via Twitter on Thursday night that he has given a verbal commitment to play for St. Cloud State:
proud and excited to announce that i have committed to play my college hockey at St. Cloud State University #huskies— Mitch Slattery (@Big_Lips15) October 3, 2013
Slattery is a '96-born forward that will likely play at least one year of junior hockey in the USHL before heading to St. Cloud. Slattery played defense at Shattuck-St. Mary's for two years before transferring to Hill-Murray last season and making the move to forward. Slattery scored 58 points in 30 games playing on the Pioneers top line last year.
Listed at 5'11.5" 185 lbs., Slattery is a powerful skater that loves to play with the puck on his stick. NHL Central Scouting recently rated him a 'B' prospect for this summer's NHL Draft in their preliminary scouting rankings.