MONTREAL – Montreal Canadiens General Director Marc Bergevin announced on Sunday that the team has agreed to terms on a three-year contract, the initial level (2018-19 to 2020-21) with direct Ryan Poehling.
The 6-foot-2, 200-pound centerman record 31 points (8 goals, 23 assists) in 36 games with St. Cloud State Huskies in NCHC this season. His team has recently been eliminated in the first round of the NCAA hockey tournament following a 2-1 loss against the American International College.
Poehling, 20, reported a total of 75 points (29 goals, 46 assists) in 107 games over three seasons with the Huskies in NCHC. It was named NCHC Academic All-Conference team in 2016-17 and received first team All-NCHC difference in 2018-19 as well.
Selected Canadiens in the first round, 25th overall in the 2017 NHL Draft, Poehling was a member of the US team at the Ice Hockey Championships 2018 and 2019 world championships Lakeville, MN native was named the tournament MVP and the best hitter in the 2019 case, helping Americans to earn a silver medal. He registered eight points (5 goals, 3 assists) in seven games.
Poehling participate in the camp of the Canadiens in 2017 and in 2018.