John Barlow smiles before signing with UM-Dearborn hockey on April 17, 2015. (Ricky Lindsay/MJ)

By RICKY LINDSAY, Editor in Chief

John Barlow signed with the University of Michigan-Dearborn hockey team April 17.

A Utica, Mich. native, Barlow played for the past two seasons with the Cleveland Jr. Lumberjacks (NA3HL). He spent the 2012-2013 season with the Soo Firehawks.

In 46 games last season, the 20-year-old forward scored 17 goals and added 22 assists. He totaled 94 points in his three-year junior hockey career.

Barlow joins former Lumberjacks teammate Tyler Dalton at UM-Dearborn.

Check out a video interview from Barlow’s signing day below.