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Published: Wednesday, 3/8/2006

Leafs to sign BGSU's Foster

BOWLING GREEN Bowling Green State University sophomore Alex Foster will sign a contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs today and will forego his final two years of college eligibility.

Foster led the Falcons with 51 points this past season.

When I came to BG the situation I was put in allowed me to develop into the player I am now, Foster said. The coaching staff allowed me to play in all situations, five-on-five, penalty kill and power play. Bowling Green, the city and coaches were


Alex has been a tremendous player for us the last two years, said BG coach Scott Paluch. He is a major loss to our program, but it is great to see Alex continue his dream.

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