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."