Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin today announced the NHL club has signed Petes goaltender Hunter Jones to a three-year, entry-level contract.
Jones, a 6’4.5”, 198lbs goaltender, appeared in 49 games for the Petes in the 2019-20 season, earning a 2.75 goals against average, 0.913 save percentage, and 31-14-2-1 record that included four shutouts. He was named the OHL Goaltender of the Month for October 2019 and played for Team OHL in the 2019 CIBC Canada Russia Series.
The Brantford native was selected by the Wild in the 2nd round, 59th overall in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft in Vancouver, and attended Minnesota’s 2019 development and training camps.
Jones was the first Pete to be drafted by the Wild, but joins 2000-03 Petes alumnus Eric Staal in Minnesota’s system.
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