ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Blues President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced today the club has signed defenseman Vince Dunn to a three-year entry-level contract.
Dunn was the club’s first pick (56th overall) at the 2015 NHL Draft this past summer.
Dunn, 18, dressed in 68 regular season games with the Niagara IceDogs last season, tying for fourth on the club and sixth among all Ontario Hockey League (OHL) defensemen with 56 points (18 goals, 38 assists). In addition, the 6-foot, 188-pound defenseman led all League blueliners with six goals in eight postseason games, helping the IceDogs advance past the first round of the OHL playoffs for the first time since 2012.
For his efforts, Dunn was named selected to participate in the 2014-15 Canadian Hockey League (CHL) Top Prospects Game.
In 2013-14, Dunn led all OHL rookie defensemen with 33 points (five goals, 28 assists) in 63 regular season games. He also contributed one assist in seven postseason games.