Boston College forward Jamie Armstrong, front left, and Michigan defenseman...

Boston College forward Jamie Armstrong, front left, and Michigan defenseman Marshall Warren (77) compete for the puck during the second period of a Frozen Four semifinal on April 11, 2024. Credit: AP/Abbie Parr

The Islanders signed a Long Islander.

Defenseman Marshall Warren, 22, of Laurel Hollow, agreed to a two-year, entry-level contract that begins in 2024-25, the Islanders announced on Tuesday. Warren recently completed a fifth season of NCAA eligibility as a graduate student at Michigan after four seasons at Boston College.

The 6-foot, 195-pound Warren had four goals and 14 assists in 41 games for Michigan while serving as the alternate captain. He compiled 20 goals and 37 assists in 130 games at Boston College, serving as the program’s first Black captain in 2022-23.

“It was cool for kids that look like me, they could see someone and be like, ‘Wow, I could do that when I’m older,’ especially hockey players,” Warren told The Michigan Daily last month. “At BC, I kind of stuck out just being Black, so I think being a leader on a team like that was really important just for people to look at me, watch our games, see me on TV, just to be inspired and want to play hockey or even just do something with their life.”

The Michigan Daily also reported Warren has been very active donating his time to the Ice Hockey in Harlem program.

Warren also spent two seasons with the U.S. National Development Program from 2017-19, winning a bronze medal at the 2019 IIHF Under-18 World Junior Championships.

Warren was a sixth-round pick of the Wild in 2019 but never came to terms on a contract with that organization.

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