Miami freshman Gruden one and done with RedHawks, inks with Ottawa

Jonathan Gruden (71 - Miami), Josh McDougall (29 - Mercyhurst) (2018 Omar Phillips)
Jonathan Gruden recorded 15 points in 38 games this past season for Miami (photo: Omar Phillips).

The Ottawa Senators announced Wednesday that the club has signed Miami freshman forward Jonathan Gruden to a three-year, entry-level contract.

The contract will begin with the 2019-20 season.

Gruden led RedHawks rookies in scoring with 15 points (three goals, 12 assists) in 38 games during the 2018-19 season.

A native of Rochester Hills, Mich., Gruden was selected by the Senators with the team’s fourth-round pick (95th overall) of the 2018 NHL Draft.


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