Rogers(MN) High school defenseman Matt Hellickson announced via Twitter on Sunday night that he has verbally committed to Notre Dame:
Proud and honored to announce that I have committed to play college hockey at the University of Notre Dame #GoIrish— Matt Hellickson (@Helli_12) June 2, 2014
Hellickson is a 1998-born defenseman. He scored four goals and 23 assists for 27 points for the Royals this past season. This spring, he committed to play for the NTDP in Ann Arbor for the next two seasons.
Hellickson is listed at 5'10" 160 lbs., and is an incredibly poised puck-moving defenseman. His vision and passing ability is among the best in his age group. He is the first member of Notre Dame's 2016 recruiting class.