BOSTON - Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced today, March 18, that the team has signed goaltender Jeremy Swayman to a three-year entry-level contract. Sweeney also announced that the team has signed defenseman Nick Wolff to a one-year entry-level contract.
Swayman, 21, posted an 18-11-5 record in 34 appearances with the University of Maine in 2019-20. He led the NCAA with 1,099 saves, ranked second in the NCAA with a .939 save percentage, and also tallied three shutouts in his junior season. The 6-foot-2, 183-pound netminder was recently names the recipient of the 2019-20 68th Walter Brown Award by the Gridiron Club of Greater Boston, presented annually to the best American-born college hockey player in New England.
The Anchorage, Alaska native was originally selected by Boston in the fourth round (117th overall) of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.
Wolff, 23, appeared in 33 games as a senior at the University of Minnesota-Duluth in 2019-20, tallying 10 assists with a plus-18 rating. The 6-foot-4, 217-pound defenseman has helped UMD win back-to-back NCAA titles in 2018 and 2019. The Eagan, Minnesota native has appeared in 156 career collegiate games, totaling 14 goals and 39 assists for 53 points with 233 penalty minutes and a plus-59 rating.