BUFFALO, N.Y.--The Colorado Avalanche selected left wing Cameron Morrison with the 40th overall selection in the second round of the NHL Draft on Saturday morning at First Niagara Center.
Morrison recorded 66 points (34 goals, 32 assists) in 60 games with the Youngstown Phantoms of the United States Hockey League. The 6-foot-2, 200-pound forward was named the league's rookie of the year and was on the first all-star team.
The Aurora, Ontario, native will be going to the University of Notre Dame next season.
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