The New York Islanders announced today that Mason Jobst has agreed to terms on a two-year, two-way, entry-level contract beginning in 2019-20.
Jobst, 25, played four years of college hockey at Ohio State University and was selected as a finalist for the Hobey Baker Award as a senior this season. He served as team captain each of the last two years and led the Buckeyes in scoring his sophomore and senior years. He tallied a team-high 36 points (17 goals and 19 assists) in 36 games this season.
The Speedway, IN native earned Big Ten First All-Star Team honors on two occasions (2017, 2019) and finished his college career with 164 points (69 goals and 95 assists) in 150 games. The 5'8, 185-pound center also won the Big Ten scoring title in 2016-17 and was named to the Big Ten All-Rookie Team in 2015-16.
Prior to joining Ohio State, Jobst played parts of four seasons with the Muskegon Lumberjacks in the United States Hockey League (USHL). He collected 88 points (21 goals and 67 assists) in 158 games.