Northeastern got their first verbal commitment from a forward since August on Thursday when Marc Lund, a forward from Edina, MN, posted on his social media that he will be playing his college hockey for the Huskies.
Lund is a 2003 birth year and a right shot forward. He stands 6-foot-4, 205 pounds, and is currently playing for the Fairbanks Ice Dogs of the North American Hockey League. He has 19 points (10 goals) in 32 games this year, after having 11 points (7 goals) in 21 games last season. He is tied for the team lead in points. He played at Holy Family Catholic in Minnesota before making the jump to the NAHL in 2021, and is a veteran of the Minnesota Moose and Minnesota Lakers youth teams. Lund has the potential to be the first player from Minnesota to play for Northeastern since Drew Blackmun in the 2018-19 season. Before him, it was Chris Student in 2009-10. Lund joins ’06 forward Ben Miller in the Minnesota-to-Northeastern pipeline; Miller we are projecting for a 2025 enrollment. As far as we can tell in our research, Marc Lund is unrelated to current Northeastern forward Cam Lund, who hails from Bridgewater, MA.
Lund is someone we project to eventually fill the role soon to be vacated by Michael Outzen when the senior graduates this Fall. Lund will enroll in Fall 2024 and we expect him to start as a depth option for the Huskies with the potential to earn time in the bottom six. His frame should continue to help mold the program in the style that Coach Keefe and his staff clearly are emphasizing, which includes players who are tough to play against on the boards, who can keep the puck on their stick either with skilled hands or with their frame, and who can work to the center of the ice.
Congratulations to Marc on his commitment to Northeastern!
As always, go Huskies!