Ian Wallgren, a defenseman for the Connecticut Oilers, has committed to Plattsburgh State University for the Fall of 2018. The '98 just finished his first season in the EHL, and notched 32 points 6 Goals, 26 Assists in 47 games on the blue line.
"Ian is a big, mobile defenseman and has taken big steps forward this year, his first year in North America," said Oilers Head Coach and General Manager Karl Linden. "As one of the captains of the first year program, Ian has done a nice job of leading the CT Oilers to a successful first season, ending up falling short in the playoffs to Philadelphia Little Flyers. Ian attended the EHL ALL-STAR Game against UMASS-Boston Beacons and selected as EHL "TSR Star Defenseman of The Week" this year.
"I am proud to announce my commitment to continue my hockey career at Plattsburgh State University," said Wallgren. The coaching staff, campus and the hockey program at PSU is the perfect fit for me. "I would like to thank my coaches Karl Linden & Pete McLean for helping my dream to play college hockey come true and opening a whole new opportunity and the next step in my hockey career and I can't wait to play some Cardinal hockey.