Nehring, 19, is from Springside, Saskatchewan, and tallied 25 goals and 61 points this past season.
LSSU has a strong history of recruiting out of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League and Nehring is the third SJHLer to earn a scholarship with that institution this season. Tyson Hobbins of Nipawin and Dillin Stonehouse of Melfort are the others.
The 5-foot-11, 195-pound Nehring played with Canada West in the recent World Junior A Challenge and was a member of the gold medal-winning team. He also played in the inaugural CJAHL Prospects Game in December 2005.
As a Terrier, Nehring has played on two Credential Cup championship teams as well as one team that won the ANAVET Cup and went to the finals of the RBC Royal Bank Cup.
For his career, Nehring played 151 games and scored 59 goals and 70 assists for 129 points.
Wayne State freshman goalie Brett Bothwell played for the Terriers last season before arriving in Detroit.