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Hank Crone Commits to Boston University

The Terriers add a very skilled young forward

Matt Dewkett

It was a disastrous season on the ice for first year Boston University head coach David Quinn, but what they lacked in on-ice victories, the staff made up for in recruiting victories. The Terriers landed another highly-touted prospect on Tuesday when Dallas Stars U16 forward Hank Crone announced via Twitter that he has committed to Boston University:

Crone is a '98 forward originally from Texas. Last February we compared Crone's style of play to another Boston University forward that also hails from the Lone Star state:

Hank Crone-F-Dallas Jr Stars- Crone is a prototypical waterbug forward. Quick feet and quick hands, with great offensive instincts. Reminds me a bit of a another player from Texas in Cason Hohmann.

It was reported last weekend that Crone had signed a tender agreement with the Omaha Lancers of the USHL, meaning Crone will play in at least 50% of Omaha's games next season, and will likely play with the Lancers until he matriculates to BU in 2016-17.