GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Two University of North Dakota seniors have signed entry-level contracts with NHL teams.
Winger Austin Poganski reached a two-year deal with the St. Louis Blues and goaltender Cam Johnson a one-year deal with the New Jersey Devils.
Johnson was an undrafted free agent. The Blues drafted Poganski in the fourth round of the 2014 draft, 110th overall. Both players are reporting to AHL teams.
Johnson is from Troy, Michigan, and Poganski from St. Cloud, Minnesota.
Four UND players have now signed NHL contracts since the end of the season. Junior forward Shane Gersich signed earlier with the Washington Capitals and junior defenseman Christian Wolanin with the Ottawa Senators.
Senior forward Trevor Olson also inked a pro deal, with the South Carolina Stingrays of the ECHL.