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Recruiting: Will MacKinnon commits to UNH

By @MichaelCaples –

Will MacKinnon is making a move across the country.

After previously being committed to Denver, the Plymouth native has switched to the University of New Hampshire, and he will be suiting up for the Wildcats this fall.

MacKinnon, originally from Port Clinton, Ohio, spent the 2017-18 season with the Des Moines Buccaneers of the USHL. Prior to his time in Iowa, he spent one year with USA Hockey’s National Team Development Program in his Michigan hometown.

He said he’s excited to be joining the new-look Wildcats hockey program under new head coach Mike Souza.

“I chose UNH because it’s a quality school with a rich hockey tradition in an excellent conference,” MacKinnon told MiHockey. “I’m also very excited to be a part of the new era beginning with Coach Souza’s first year at the head of the Wildcats program.”

The Total Package Hockey Center of Excellence alum logged 10 points and a 127 penalty minutes in his lone season with the Bucs.

A Victory Honda and Honeybaked alum, MacKinnon won a gold medal with Team USA at the Youth Olympic Games in 2016.



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