Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced today that the club has signed defenceman Brogan Rafferty to a one-year entry-level contract.
"We're pleased to have Brogan join our organization after a solid career at Quinnipiac," said Benning. "We look forward to him taking the next step and continuing to evolve his game."
Rafferty, 23, appeared in 38 games for Quinnipiac University and collected 24 points (4-20-24). The 6'0", 195-pound defenceman ranked 7th on the Bobcats, and third among defencemen, in scoring in 2018.19. In three seasons with Quinnipiac, Rafferty accumulated 60 points (9-51-60) in 108 games.
In 2017.18, the Dundee, Illinois native scored 12 points (3-9-12) in 30 games. One year prior, as a freshman, Rafferty was named to the ECAC Hockey All-Academic Team after leading Quinnipiac with 22 assists. In 2016.17, he became the fifth freshman in Quinnipiac's NCAA Division 1 history to lead the team in assists.