Avs Sign Brad Malone to Entry Level Contract

Brad Elliott Schlossman, from the Grand Forks Herald, is reporting in his blog today that the Avs have signed North Dakota forward, Brad Malone, to an entry-level contract. The contract is two-years and the preliminary contract details are available through CapGeek.

Malone, a senior, is coming off his best statistical season with the Fighting Sioux; 40 points in 43 games. Malone, a former 2007 draft pick, will report to the Lake Erie Monsters on an amateur tryout.

Malone's cousin, Ryan Malone, plays for the Tampa Bay Lightning. Brad's nickname is "Pony."