NCAA Roundup: Pro Signings Edition

Photo credits: Grand Forks Herald (Poolman), Kelly Shea (Christensen)

With all the hardware handed out for the 2019-20 season and the All-Conference Teams announced, we look ahead to next season where several BCHL alums have signed pro contracts since the end of their college season, including two with NHL clubs.

NHL

Calgary Flames:

D Colton Poolman – Senior – University of North Dakota (Penticton Vees)
2019-20 stats: 31GP – 4G – 13A – 17PTS
2019-20 accolades: NCHC Defensive Defenceman of the Year

Carolina Hurricanes:

F Jason Cotton – Senior – Sacred Heart University (West Kelowna Warriors)
2019-20 stats: 34GP – 20G – 17A – 37PTS
2019-20 accolades: Atlantic Hockey Player of the Year – 1st-Team All-Conference – Hobey Baker Top-10 Finalist

AHL

Bakersfield Condors:

F Devin Brosseau – Senior – Clarkson University (Nanaimo Clippers)
2019-20 stats: 28GP – 8G – 21A – 29PTS
2019-20 accolades: 3rd-Team All-Conference

F Blake Christensen – Senior – American International College (Wenatchee Wild)
2019-20 stats: 34GP – 11G – 17A – 28PTS
2019-20 accolades: 1st-Team All-Conference

Hartford Wolfpack:

D Zach Giuttari – Senior – Brown University (Chilliwack Chiefs)
2019-20 stats: 31GP – 4G – 11A – 15PTS

ECHL

Adirondack Thunder:

F Nick Hutchison – Senior – Canisius College (Salmon Arm Silverbacks)
2019-20 stats: 31GP – 18G – 14A – 32PTS
2019-20 accolades: 2nd-Team All-Conference

Orlando Solar Bears:

D Callum Hofford – Senior – Salem State College (Div. III) (Coquitlam Express)
2019-20 stats: 26GP – 6G – 13A – 19PTS

Utah Grizzlies:

F Matt Hoover – Senior – Canisius College (Nanaimo Clippers)
2019-20 stats: 36GP – 15G – 17A – 32PTS
2019-20 accolades: 2nd-Team All-Conference

Wichita Thunder:

F Chris Gerrie – Mt. Royal University (U Sports) (Penticton Vees)
2019-20 stats: 28GP – 9G – 11A – 20PTS