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Boston College Hockey Goaltender Parker Milner Signs With New York Islanders

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Likely to be assigned to Bridgeport of the AHL

Kim Klement-US PRESSWIRE

Parker Milner's career won't end with his graduation from Boston College.

The 2013 graduate signed today with the New York Islanders. As an undrafted player, Milner was a free agent and free to sign with any NHL team.

After leading the Eagles to 19 consecutive victories en route to the 2012 NCAA title -- and earning tournament MVP along the way -- Milner quickly came on the radar across the country. Today, he officially joined the pro ranks:

Milner is a positionally sound goaltender who has a real chance to eventually play NHL hockey, and it's about time someone at the pro level recognized his talent. Congratulations, Parker!