Westminster forward Johnny McDermott commits to BU for 2016

By Kevin Dillon/DFP Staff

The future of the Boston University men’s hockey team is becoming increasingly clear, as Westminster forward Johnny McDermott announced his committment to BU via Twitter Thursday night.

Proud to announce my commitment to Boston University! Couldn’t be happier with my decision. #terriers
— Johnny McDermott (@jmachockey) February 21, 2014

McDermott, who is a Darien, Conn, native, becomes the second recruit set to arrive for the 2016 season along with ’98-born Clayton Keller. The 6-foot-2, 178-pound winger, who was born in 1997, had reportedly drawn interest from Boston College, Providence College, the University of Connecticut and Union College.