Cornell goaltender Andy Iles (pronounced "Isles") wanted to go away to college to develop his trade of protecting the 24 square feet of prized real estate in every hockey program.
Just how far away did he go?
Don't count on the Iles family racking up many frequent-flyer miles or Marriott points, given Iles' final decision two years ago about his NCAA landing site.
"My house is 8-10 minutes from campus," Iles told NHL.com Sunday night after dinner with his folks. "Grew up here in Ithaca."