Swayman, Wolff sign with Bruins
Maine goalie, Minnesota Duluth defenseman each join Boston on entry-level contractNHL.com @NHLdotcom
Jeremy Swayman and Nick Wolff each signed an entry-level contract with the Boston Bruins on Wednesday.
Swayman, a 21-year-old goalie, signed a three-year contract; Wolff, a 23-year-old defenseman, signed a one-year contract.
Swayman, selected by the Bruins in the fourth round (No. 111) of the 2017 NHL Draft, played the past three seasons at the University of Maine. As a junior this season, he was 18-10-5 with a 2.07 GAA and .939 save percentage, which was second in the NCAA Division I to Dryden McKay of Minnesota State University, Mankato (.942). Swayman's 1,099 saves were the most among Division I gaolies, 91 more than Darion Hanson of Union College.
Swayman is one of the three finalists for the Hobey Baker Award, given to the player voted the best in NCAA men's ice hockey, along with forward Jordan Kawaguchi of the University of North Dakota and defenseman Scott Perunovich of the University of Minnesota Duluth (St. Louis Blues).
The winner will be announced April 11 (11 p.m. ET; ESPN).
Wolff completed his senior season at the University of Minnesota Duluth with 10 assists in 33 games. He had 53 points (14 goals, 39 assists) in 156 games through four NCAA seasons and helped Minnesota Duluth win back-to-back national championships in 2018 and 2019.