PC Hockey Forward Jack Dugan Signs with Vegas Golden Knights
Providence College sophomore Jack Dugan (Rochester, N.Y.) has reached an agreement to join the Vegas Golden Knights organization, forgoing his final two years of collegiate eligibility.
“We are pleased to have the opportunity to continue to play a key role in the development of Jack Dugan as both a hockey player and as a young man within our organization,” said Vegas Golden Knights General Manager Kelly McCrimmon. “Jack took significant steps in his growth over the past two seasons as one of the best all-around players in college hockey, and has proven that he is ready for the next challenge in his young career.”
Dugan, a fifth-round selection (142nd overall) of the Golden Knights in the 2017 NHL Draft, finished the 2019-20 season as the NCAA scoring champion with 52 points on a nation-high 42 assists. He led the NCAA in points (52), assists (42), points per game (1.53), assists per game (1.24), power-play points (22) and even-strength points (30). Dugan also topped all NCAA players with 17 multi-point games and three four-point games, while also tying for first with 27 games registering at least one point. His 23 points while a game was tied also led all NCAA players in 2019-20. He was named a Top-10 Finalist for the Hobey Baker Award – becoming the eighth finalist in program history.
In 75 career games, Dugan registered 20 goals and 71 assists for 91 points. He was recently recognized as a CCM/AHCA First Team All-American and a First Team Hockey East All-Star. As freshman in 2018-19, Dugan registered 39 points and was a key contributor to the Friars’ run to the Frozen Four. For his efforts, he earned a spot on the 2018-19 Hockey East All-Rookie Team.
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