Hank Crone not returning to men’s hockey

Forward Hank Crone will not be returning to the Boston University men’s hockey team. The Cedar Hill, Texas native had 12 points in 35 games with the Terriers. Crone will transfer to the University of Denver for the 2019-20 season.

Crone will rejoin the Fargo Force of the USHL next season. Prior to the Terriers, Crone had 99 points in 106 games for the Force. He finished tied for third in the USHL while playing for the Force during the 2016-17 season with 62 points.

Terriers get commitment from ’98-born forward Hank Crone

By Kevin Dillon/DFP Staff

The future just keeps getting brighter for the Boston University hockey team, as 1998-born forward Hank Crone announced his commitment to BU Tuesday. He will likely be arriving for the 2016-17 season.

Excited to announce that I have committed to Boston University and can’t wait to play college hockey for the Terriers. #BU
— Hank Crone (@hankcrone_) April 8, 2014

Crone, who is currently 5-foot-8, 141 pounds, was invited to the United States National Team Development Program tryout and tendered by the Omaha Lancers of the United States Hockey League. He led the Dallas Stars U16 program in goals (17), assists (23) and points (40) this past season.

Crone is the third BU recruit expected to arrive in 2016, joining highly-touted forwards Clayton Keller and Johnny McDermott.