Avalanche Signs Wilson
Defenseman Inks Three-Year Deal
The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that the team has signed defenseman Ryan Wilson to a three-year contract through the 2014-15 season.
“Ryan brings an element that compliments our defense,” said Avalanche General Manager/ Executive Vice President Greg Sherman. “We are pleased to sign him to a multi-year deal and look forward to seeing him at camp.”
Wilson, 25, appeared in 59 games for the Avalanche this past season, tallying 21 points (1g/20a) with a +11 plus/minus rating. His 20 assists were a career best, while his 21 points matched his personal high set in 2009-10. Wilson led all team defensemen and ranked second overall on the Avalanche in plus/minus. The Windsor, Ontario native finished second among Colorado defensemen in assists and was third in scoring.
Acquired from Calgary on March 4, 2009, Wilson has recorded 58 points (7g/51a) and 137 penalty minutes in 187 career games in the NHL.