A second WCHA player has given up college eligibility to sign an NHL contract.
St. Cloud State junior defenseman Oliver Lauridsen has signed with the Philadelphia Flyers, the team announced on its official Twitter site.
Lauridsen had one goal and eight assists for the Huskies this season. For his career, he had seven goals and 22 points. St. Cloud State also loses Brett Barta on the back end.
Early signings in the WCHA
St. Cloud State (1)
Oliver Lauridsen, jr, d, Philadelphia Flyers
Jake Gardiner, jr, d, Toronto Maple Leafs