Pantano transfer to Northeastern becomes official

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Northeastern officially announced that goaltender Craig Pantano has transferred to the university. Pantano, who graduated from Merrimack this past spring, will play one year with Northeastern has a graduate transfer in 2019-20; he was originally posted in the transfer portal this past spring.

“We’re fortunate to have Craig join us as a grad transfer this year and we look for him to stabilize our goaltending position with the loss of Cayden Primeau,” said Northeastern head coach Jim Madigan. “He has tremendous experience, is very quick and agile in net, and he comes to Northeastern with the ability to help lead our team this year to another championship. We look and expect him to come in and play a lot of games for Northeastern and he’s excited to be a Husky.”

Pantano appeared in 57 games for the Warriors the past two seasons. In 28 games this past season, Pantano posted a 3.52 GAA and an .889 save percentage. Two seasons ago as a junior, Pantano posted a 2.33 GAA and a .915 save percentage. Over his entire Merrimack career, Pantano posted a 2.87 GAA and a .902 save percentage in 3,097 minutes.

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Mike McMahon
Mike McMahon is in his 13th year covering Merrimack College for The Eagle Tribune and is the founder and managing editor of The Mack Report. Mike also serves on staff as a senior writer at College Hockey News. Follow him on Twitter @MikeMcMahonCHN

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