28 - Nick Lappin
Nick Lappin
Height: 6-1
Weight: 175
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Geneva, IL
High School: Kearney
Position: F
Previous Team: Tri-City Storm

Before Brown: Spent the 2011-2012 season playing for the Tri-City Storm of the United States Hockey League (USHL), where he played two of his three years in the league … Served as a captain of the team during his final season of junior hockey … Scored 46 points (27g, 19a) in 2011-2012 and ranked in the top 10 in the USHL for goals scored and in the top twenty-five for total points … Had 184 shots on goal throughout the season, which ranked eighth in the league … Recorded 82 points (41g, 41a) in 142 career games played in the USHL.

Personal: Nick J. Lappin is the son of Peter and Terry Lappin of Geneva, Illinois … Lappin has two younger siblings, a brother, Joe, and a sister, Jillian … His father, Peter, played several seasons in the NHL, skating for the Minnesota North Stars and the San Jose Sharks ... Made the Honor Roll during his junior and senior years of high school at Kearney HS … Works youth hockey camps during the summer … Interests: golf, music … Concentration: Undecided.