Former Boston University forward Brendan Collier has been cleared by the NCAA to begin playing immediately at Northeastern. The Carolina Hurricanes prospect was cut by the Terriers last March and decided to transfer to the Beanpot rival of his former school in June.
Collier, selected in the seventh round o the 2012 NHL Draft by Carolina, took to Twitter to unveil the good news. A former standout at Massachusetts high school hockey power Malden Catholic, Collier could be a boost to NU's offense and will certainly add depth up front.
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