ST. LOUIS - The Blues have signed Jake Walman to a three-year entry-level contract.
Walman, 21, was drafted by the Blues in the third round (No. 82 overall) in the 2014 NHL Draft. In 39 games with Providence College this season, the 6-foot, 193-pound defenseman has scored seven goals and 18 assists to go along with a plus-11 rating.
A native of Toronto, Walman has spent the last three seasons at Providence. He has been named a Hockey East First-Team All-Star in each of the past two seasons.
Walman will report to the Chicago Wolves in the AHL.