Denver defenseman Patrick Wiercioch will forgo his final two seasons of collegiate eligibility after signing with the NHL’s Ottawa Senators.
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Wiercioch was a second-round pick by the Senators in 2008. He had six goals and 27 points in 39 games for Denver this season.
He was a WCHA all-rookie team selection after his freshman season.