VEGAS (December 28, 2018) - Vegas Golden Knights General Manager George McPhee announced today, December 28, that the team has signed forward Paul Cotter to a three-year, entry-level contract.
Cotter was selected by the Golden Knights in the fourth round (115th overall) of the 2018 NHL Entry Draft and is currently playing with the Ontario Hockey League's London Knights. The Canton, Michigan native has recorded eight points (2 G, 6 A) to go with four penalty minutes in 12 games after joining the Knights in November. Last year with the United States Hockey League's Lincoln Stars, he finished fourth on the team in scoring with 39 points (18 G, 21 A) in 51 games.
Paul Cotter, Forward
Country: United States
Hometown: Canton, Michigan
Weight: 191 lbs.
- Joined the Ontario Hockey League's London Knights in November and has recorded eight points (2 G, 6 A) to go with four penalty minutes in 12 games
- Appeared in seven games for Team USA at the World Junior Summer Showcase and scored four goals
- Finished fourth in scoring for the United States Hockey League's Lincoln Stars in 2017-18 with 39 points (18 G, 21 A) in 51 games
- Led the Stars in playoff scoring with four goals and four assists in seven games
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