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St. Cloud State’s Lauridsen the latest to leave early, sign NHL deal

St. Cloud State junior defenseman Oliver Lauridsen will forego his senior season with the Huskies, signing an NHL deal Tuesday with the Philadelphia Flyers.

Lauridsen, who turns 22 on March 24, was selected by the Flyers in the seventh round (196th overall) of the 2009 NHL draft. 

Over a three-year career at St. Cloud State, Lauridsen posted seven goals and 15 assists for 22 points in 108 games played. He had a goal and eight assists in 37 games this past season.


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  • siouxfanforlife

    I have to say, I am very proud of UND’s senior class this year. Plenty of them had the chance to leave early for the NHL, but since they were freshman, this senior class has not lost a single person. They have actually gained one (Genoway with his medical red shirt). Of course some of them have made some dumb decisions (*ahem*, Frattin), but they seemed to have learned from them and changed their attitudes.

  • Ceeburkas

    yeah and collectively if they don’t win the championship this year will go down as arguably the least successful class in UND history. stay on your own board you rube

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