Former Boston University men’s hockey commit and Toronto Maple Leafs’ prospect Ryan O’Connell has committed to The Ohio State University.
🌰🏒✍🏼 New Buckeye alert!
Defenseman Ryan O'Connell – a @MapleLeafs draft pick from Manotick, Ontario – has signed with Ohio State and will join the squad in the fall.
— Ohio State Men's Hockey (@OhioState_MHKY) June 9, 2018
Despite being a seventh-round pick in last years draft, O’Connell did not play for BU this past season, instead, he played for the Princeton Vees on the BCHL.
BU graduated three defensemen this past May in Brien Diffley, Jonathan MacLeod and captain Brandon Hickey.