Saturday, August 13, 2005
Ryznar makes it a Michigan trifecta
Forward Jason Ryznar became the third graduating Michigan player to sign a pro deal this week as the New Jersey Devils signed Ryznar to a rookie contract yesterday.
Ryznar, 22, was drafted by the Devils in the third round, 64th overall, back in 2002 after two years with the U.S. National Team Development Program.
Over his four years with the Wolverines, the Anchorage, Alaska, native scored 28 goals among 72 points and also rang up 118 penalty minutes in 145 games.
Classmates David Moss (Calgary/NHL) and Michael Woodford (Long Beach/ECHL) also signed earlier this week.
New Jersey Devils Press Release