The Buffalo Sabres announced Sunday that the team has signed St. Cloud State junior defenseman Will Borgen to a three-year, entry-level contract.
Borgen will sign an amateur tryout contract and report to the AHL’s Rochester Americans. The entry-level contract will begin starting with the 2018-19 season.
In his three seasons at SCSU, Borgen compiled 41 points (five goals, 36 assists) in 106 games. He was also named the NCHC Defensive Defenseman of the Year for the 2017-18 season.
Borgen was one of four collegiate players to be named to the 2018 United States Olympic team and also captured a bronze medal with Team USA at the 2016 IIHF World Junior Championship.
The Sabres selected Borgen in the fourth round (92nd overall) of the 2015 NHL Draft.