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Matt Boldy Signs with Minnesota Wild

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Boston College men’s hockey sophomore Matt Boldy has signed an entry level contract with the Minnesota Wild, ending his NCAA career after 2 seasons.

The deal would allow Boldy to burn the first year of his first contract.

Boldy was drafted 12th overall by the Wild in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft.

In his 2 seasons with the Eagles, Boldy recorded 56 points, including 19 goals. He led the Eagles in points (23) and assists (15) this season, and was tied for the team lead with 8 goals. Boldy was also a Hobey Baker finalist this season.

In addition to playing for the Eagles, Boldy was a member of this year’s World Juniors gold medal winning team. He scored 5 goals in 7 games for the USA on their road to the championship.

Boldy has been an explosive offensive player for BC, so his signing is not a big surprise and fans can expect to see him successfully making the jump to the pros.

Boldy was 1 of 4 players on this years BC squad drafted by Minnesota, joined by Marshall Warren, Jack McBain, and Nikita Nesterenko. Ian McCoshen is the only former Eagle currently on a Minnesota roster - he is playing for the AHL team, the Iowa Wild, at this time.