Minnesota announced Thursday that sophomore-to-be forward Gabe Guertler has been granted his release from the program.
In a related move, the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds of the Ontario Hockey League then confirmed that Guertler had joined their club.
Last season with the Gophers, the Fort Lauderdale, Fla., native skated in 24 games and tallied five points with two goals and three assists.
“I’m really excited to be a part of the Soo program,” said Guertler in a Greyhounds’ news release. “I think it’s a great opportunity for me to get better as a player. The Soo is a great program and are a top-tier team in OHL. I look forward to getting started.”