The 2011-12 NCAA season featured many excellent forwards, a number of whom have already begun their professional careers. The 10 players listed below are among them and have yet to sign pro contacts. Most, if not all, will likely return to their respective collegiate teams this fall.
It is important to note here that while some of these players have played both wing and center (either this season or in their collegiate careers thus far), they are listed at the position that they played at for much of this season.
1) Nick Bjugstad, C
Sophomore, University of Minnesota
NHL rights: Florida Panthers
Drafted: 1st round, 19th overall, 2010
The player that both the University of Minnesota and the Florida Panthers had hoped to see in Nick Bjugstad this season came to fruition.… read more