Atlanta defenseman Allegrini makes NCAA commitment
March 9, 2020
The Atlanta Capitals of the NA3HL are pleased to announce that Top Prospects defenseman Joey Allegrini has committed to play NCAA Division III hockey for Nichols College.
Allegrini, 21, is in his final season of junior hockey with the Capitals this season and also serving as Capitan. The 5’8/180 lbs. native in Las Vegas, Nevada, has 15 goals and 39 Assists 54 points in 47 games played this season.
Allegrini was also selected to and played in the 2020 NA3HL Top Prospects Tournament for the South Division, where he had one point in three games.
Allegrini currently leads all NA3HL defensemen with 12 power-play goals and 21 power-play assists.
“Joey is a great leader on and off the ice. He works hard and sets a good example for the rest of the team. We can always count on him to make a play in big moments in games. As a coaching staff we are proud of Joey's hard work and he has earned this opportunity to grow his education and hockey experience,” said Capitals head coach Jason Smith.
Allegrini also had experience playing in both the NAHL and NAPHL, spending the 2017-18 season with the Kenai River Brown Bears in the NAHL and playing the 2015-16 season with the Omaha AAA 16U team in the NAPHL.