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Golden Knights Sign Forward Jack Dugan To Two-Year Entry-Level Contract

The VGK prospect led the NCAA with 52 points (10 G, 42 A) this past season as a sophomore

by Vegas Golden Knights @GoldenKnights / VegasGoldenKnights.com

VEGAS (July 16, 2020) - Vegas Golden Knights General Manager Kelly McCrimmon announced today, July 16, that the team has signed forward Jack Dugan to a two-year, entry-level contract.

During the 2019-20 season, Dugan led the NCAA in points as a sophomore at Providence, recording 52 points (10 G, 42 A) in just 34 games. The forward also led all NCAA skaters in assists, points per game (1.53), assists per game (1.24), power-play points (22) and even-strength points (30). Dugan became just the eighth Friar in Providence history to be named a finalist for the Hobey Baker Memorial Award.

As a freshman with the Friars, Dugan ranked second on the team with 39 points (10 G, 29 A) to go with 48 penalty minutes in 41 games and helped lead the team to a 2019 Frozen Four appearance,. Following the season, Dugan was named to the Hockey East All-Rookie Team.

Prior to playing at Providence, the forward played one season with the Chicago Steel of the United States Hockey League. In 54 games, he tallied 66 points (31 G, 35 A) and was named to the USHL First All-Star Team. Dugan also spent two seasons playing in the United States High School Preparatory League, appearing in a total of 96 games with Northwood School Junior.

Dugan was selected by the Golden Knights with the 142nd pick during the fifth round of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.

Jack Dugan, Forward
Hometown: Rochester, NY
Height: 6-2
Weight: 185 lbs.
Age: 22
Draft: Selected by the Vegas Golden Knights in the fifth round (142nd overall) in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right
Notes:

- Named Hobey Baker Finalist after leading the NCAA with 52 points (10 G, 42 A) in 34 games during the 2019-20 season with the Providence Friars
- Collected 39 points (10 G, 29 A) as a freshman with the Friars and was named to the Hockey East All-Rookie team
- Named to the USHL First All-Star Team after gathering 66 points (31 G, 35 A) in 54 games

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