The Boston Bruins have signed center Wacey Rabbit to a multi-year contract, it was announced today by Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli.
Rabbit, 19, was Boston’s sixth pick, 154th overall, in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft and is attending his second training camp with the team. The 5’9”, 169 lb. native of Lethbridge, Alberta has played the last three seasons in the Western Hockey League with Saskatoon. He netted a career-high of 28 goals with the Blades in 2005-06 with 28-28=56 totals and 45 penalty minutes in 64 games and served as Saskatoon’s captain. He was named the WHL’s Humanitarian of the Year at the conclusion of the season.
Rabbit has 59 goals and 81 assists for 140 points with 166 penalty minutes in 194 career junior games.