WILD SIGNS FORWARD MATT BOLDY TO THREE-YEAR, ENTRY-LEVEL CONTRACTMar 30, 2021
Minnesota Wild General Manager Bill Guerin today announced the National Hockey League (NHL) club has signed forward Matt Boldy to a three-year, entry-level contract starting this season. He will begin his professional career with the Iowa Wild in the American Hockey League (AHL).
Boldy, 19, tallied 31 points (11-20=31) in 22 games with Boston College this season. The sophomore led the Eagles in scoring, goals, assists, power-play points (9), power-play assists (7) and shots on goal (71). He ranked T-1st in the NCAA in shorthanded goals and T-11th in scoring and assists. Boldy was named a Hobey Baker Award Top Ten Finalist on March 17. He tallied nine points (3-6=9) in his last four games and recorded a career-high five points (1-4=5) vs. UMass Lowell on Feb. 12.
The 6-foot-2, 195-pound native of Milford, Mass., tallied seven points (5-2=7) in seven games to help the United States win the gold medal at 2021 IIHF World Junior Championship. Boldy ranked T-1st on Team USA in goals, second in TOI/game (18:31) and T-4th in scoring and led the tournament with three power-play goals.
He recorded 56 points (19-37=56) in 55 games during two seasons with Boston College. Boldy was selected by Minnesota in the first round (12th overall) of the 2019 NHL Entry Draft.
Iowa Wild hockey is presented by MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center. For more information, please visit www.iowawild.com. (Photo Courtesy of Boston College Athletics).