The Huskies continue to stockpile talent for their future, as they’ve garnered the verbal commitment from Andy Moore, a 2002 birth year forward from Maine currently playing for Cedar Rapids in the United States Hockey League.
Moore is a 5-foot-11, 192 pound right wing forward in his first year in the USHL, playing for the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders with fellow recruit Joe Fleming. So far this year, he has nine points (3 goals) in 18 games, playing on Cedar Rapids’ second line. Prior to the USHL he played for the Boston Jr. Rangers of the Eastern Hockey League last year and dominating with 47 points in 38 games (including 10 game-winning goals) en route to unanimously winning the league’s Rookie of the Year award.
Moore joined the EHL after four years of dominant hockey at Greely High School, a public school in Maine. In four years of high school hockey, Moore put up 155 points in just 71 games. He won Forward of the Year for his high school class in 2019-20.
Moore has the capability of playing wing or center, giving the Huskies added flexibility for his four years in the lineup. He profiles as a power forward with a limitless motor, playing a full 200 feet of the ice with a high hockey IQ, which will fit seamlessly into the Huskies’ system established by Jerry Keefe, Mike Levine, and Mike McLaughlin. As we’ve seen this season, the Huskies are thriving with efficient play in all three zones, and players like Moore will only continue that success.
Moore’s arrival date to Northeastern will either be 2022 or 2023. Whenever he does arrive, without a doubt he will be a valuable asset for the team for four seasons, giving a physical and versatile presence with a scoring touch wherever the team lines him up.
Congratulations to Andy on his commitment to Northeastern! As always, go Huskies!