Rivermen General Manager Kevin McDonald announced today that the club has
signed forward Nick Larson and
defenseman Drew Olson to amateur
tryout contracts (ATO). Both players will be available as the Rivermen play in
Grand Rapids on Saturday.
23, recently completed his senior season at the University of Notre Dame where
he skated in 40 games and recorded nine
points (four goals, five assists). In four seasons with the Fighting Irish, the
6'2", 198-pound forward registered 47 points (25 goals, 22 assists) and
194 penalty minutes in 142 contests.
native of Apple Valley, Minn., he was originally selected by the Calgary Flames
in the fourth round (#108 overall) of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.
23, has spent the last four seasons playing at the University of
Minnesota-Duluth. This season with the Bulldogs, the 6'0", 200-pound
defenseman appeared in 38 games while he collected seven points (one goal, six
native of Brainerd, Minn., he was originally selected by the Columbus Blue
Jackets in the fourth round (#118 overall) of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.