|( above) Matt Donovan will sign a contract with the Islanders today|
Donovan, a Sophomore from Edmond, Oklahoma established himself as one of the premier defensemen in college hockey. Over the course of two season at DU he recorded 16 goals and 37 assists in 78 career games.
This season Donovan was +17 with 9 goals and 23 assists. He scored the game tying goal with less than two minutes remaining against Western Michigan in the NCAA Regionals.
Donovan's career highlights include winning a gold medal as a member of the 2009-10 USA World Junior Championship team, 2010-11 All-WCHA 2nd Team, WCHA All-Rookie Team member in 2009-10 and a USHL All-Star with Cedar Rapids in 2008-09.